In the Works: Winter is coming, free entertainment options available Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 December 2017
By Joyce Waybright
Special to GUIDON

The Bruce C. Clarke Library wishes happy holidays to the Fort Leonard Wood community. With the holidays coming soon, are you expecting a new eReader, tablet, or phone? Or if the weather turns icy or snowy or you just don’t want to leave the house, we have a variety of free virtual library services you can use with your own computer or other digital devices.       
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The Bruce C. Clarke Library and Army MWR General Libraries offer access to several free ebook and eaudio services that you can either use on your computer or a variety of media devices. Some of the available services include: RBdigital Magazines, RBdigital Books, Audio Book Cloud, Tumble Books for all ages, Gale Virtual Reference Library, National Geographic Virtual Library, Chilton Automotive Library, Small Engine Repair Guides, Petersons Study Guides and Test Prep, MWR Library Digital Media Library (Overdrive) and Ebsco eBooks and eAudiobooks.

New online resources
ArtistWorks Music Lessons provides access to hundreds of video lessons in guitar, piano, drums, ukulele, bluegrass, classical, jazz, hip-hop, scratch, and more. Use your one RBdigital account to access all four RBdigital services.

 Qello Concerts (RBdigital) features more than 1,700 live moments in music history with the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

BrainHQ is an online brain-training system that offers 29 exercises specialized to work out your attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, navigation, and intelligence.

Each service may have its own media player, print protocols, and apps which are available on their websites.

Three outstanding resources exclusive to the Army MWR Library/GLIS library system are MWR Digital Media Library (Overdrive), Rosetta Stone Languages and Ancestry.com.

MWR Library Digital Media Library (Overdrive) has more than 90,000 e-books, eaudio books, music and videos available.  It does provide web access apps for many eReaders such as Kindles, Nooks and iPads and some smartphones as well as other mobile devices and downloadable resources for computers.                

Bruce C. Clarke Library is not in the General Library Information System, but you may register for a geographically separated  account from a  GLIS “My Account”.  You must have a DEERS account to qualify.  

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After verifying you are authorized you will receive your web-login and pin information.

You may access our in-house library catalog directly at www-library.wood.army.mil         

(Editor’s note: Waybright  is the chief of community services at the Bruce C. Clarke Library.)