New DVDs and Audio Books – January 2020

New DVDs

A.M. and P.M. Yoga, 613.7 DVD

The Biggest Loser: Cardio Max Weight-Loss: The Workout, 613.7 DVD

The Happiest Toddler on the Block, 649.1 DVD

The Angry Birds Movie

Men in Black

Memphis Belle

Victory at Sea

Abraham

The Addams Family

Bonekickers

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire #2

Countdown

Gemini Man

Jexi

Joker

The Lighthouse

Long Shot

Longmire: Seasons 4 & 5

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Merlin: Season 4

Motherless Brooklyn

Outlander: Season 3

Sherlock: Season 1

Star Trek Discovery: Season 1

Terminator: Dark Fate

Veep: The Final Season

The Walking Dead: Seasons 7 & 8

Wayward Pines: Seasons 1 & 2

Zombieland Double Tap

 

New Audio Books

Disney’s Land, 791.06 Snow, Richard

The Confession Club by Elizabeth Berg

When you See Me by Lisa Gardner

The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz

The Curtain by David Maddox

The River Murders by James Patterson

Lost by James Patterson

The Lost Colony by A.G. Riddle

Spy by Danielle Steel

Julian by Gore Vidal

Treason by Stuart Woods

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Free Language Learning with Mango Languages

Video Overview

 

Mango languages is a fun, interactive, and free way to learn over 70 languages! With each lesson, Mango includes critical thinking and memory-building exercises, grammar and culture notes, voice comparison, pronunciation practice, and vocabulary building all with a focus on language construction and conversation. Mango adapts to your learning style making language learning fun and easy!

Discover courses in over 70 languages including:

Languages

FAQs

How much does Mango Languages cost?

It’s free with your Kansas State Library card!

 

I don’t have a Kansas State Library card. How do I get one?

Sign up in person at any Kansas library. You will need your driver’s license (with a current address or a piece of mail with your current address) and an email address. Kansas State Library cards are good for three years and can be renewed in person at any Kansas library.

 

Does Mango Languages have a mobile app?

Yes! The Mango Languages app is available for Android, iOS, and Fire tablets.

Download the Mango Languages app in your device’s app store, create an account, and when asked to subscribe, select “Find Mango” at the bottom of the page and search for Andover Public Library in Kansas. When prompted for your library card number, enter your Kansas State Library card number.

 

If I have fines at APL, can I still use Mango?

Yes! Even if you have fines at APL, you can still use Mango Languages and the Mango Languages apps with your Kansas State Library card.

 

Do I have to be at the library to use it?

No! With the Mango mobile app, you can take language learning on the go.

 

How does Mango Languages work?

Check out the video above for a quick introduction to Mango Languages. See more on Mango’s website and find more tutorials and videos on their YouTube page.

 

How do I create an account?

Desktop: On the Mango homepage, click Sign Up to create a user profile with your Kansas State Library card number and password or click on Use Mango as a Guest. If you previously created an account, log in with the email address and password you used when you first created an account with Mango.

App: Download the Mango Languages app through your device’s app store.  If you already have a Mango account, click Log In and sign in your email address and password. If you have not used Mango Languages before, click on Sign Up and create an account using your preferred email address.

 

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When prompted to subscribe to Mango, scroll to the bottom of the page and select Find Mango. Enter Andover’s zip code (67002) into the search bar and select Andover Public Library in Andover, Kansas.

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Enter your Kansas State Library card number into the box for access to Mango Languages.

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International Games Week

Let the games begin!

International Games Week kicked off yesterday and we’re celebrating all week long with displays in the library, special posts on social media (check out our Facebook and Instagram pages!), and an exciting game demo of the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game.

International Games Week is an initiative from the American Library Association to show through the libraries around the world the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.

It’s the perfect week to check out our wide selection of board games and video games to play with the whole family and make every night family game night!

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Using Libby – the Overdrive/Sunflower eLibrary App

Overdrive, or the Sunflower eLibrary, is a great way to check out ebooks and audiobooks from the Andover Public Library.

This service is limited, however, to patrons who live in the 67002, 67230, 67206, 67017, 67228 Andover school district zip codes.

The easiest way to use Overdrive and the Sunflower eLibrary on your mobile device is with the Libby app.

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 1. Download the Libby app from the app store onto your mobile device.

 

 2. In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

(You must live in the 67002, 67230, 67206, 67017, 67228 Andover school district zip codes to use Libby.)

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Your barcode is the six-digit number from the back of your card and your password is your last name in lowercase letters.

If you have cards at multiple libraries, you can load each card into Libby at the same time.

3. Once you are logged in, you will see the front page of your library. You can “Search For A Book” at the top and access your account details by clicking on the image of a girl.

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4. To search for a book, select the words “Search For A Book” at the top next to the magnifying glass and type the name of the book, subject, or author.

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Once you select the correct choice, you will see which ebooks and audiobooks the library has for your search.
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5. You can further refine your search by clicking on either “Preferences” or “Refine” to narrow your search by language, audience, ereader compatibility, and availability.

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6. To borrow an ebook or audiobook, select the text that says “Borrow” and complete the borrowing process.

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7. Choose between checking out the item for 7 or 14 days and select “Borrow!” You can also see how many items you have checked out and on hold on this screen.

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You are limited to borrowing five items at a time and having up to seven items on hold.

8. If the item is unavailable, simply select “Place Hold” to get on the hold list.

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9. Then, select “Place Hold!” to complete the hold process.

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 10. To see which items you have checked out, simply select the “Shelf” button on the bottom right of the screen.

Here, you can see the items you have borrowed under Loans, items you have requested under Holds, any items you have tagged, and your borrowing activity.

On this screen, you can also read or listen to a book in the app and manage your loan.

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11. By selecting “Manage Loan” in the Shelf screen, you can renew your loan, return the loan to the library, send the ebook to your Kindle app, tag the book, and view the title details, including a description of the book.

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Should you have any questions about using Libby, Overdrive, and the Sunflower eLibrary, APL staff are always happy to answer questions.

Happy reading!

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