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The Advennt of Streaming Bliss: Disney Plus and HBO Now Come to BPL Rokus

Rejoice, streamers, bingers, and TV lovers of all ages: Disney Plus and HBO Now are now included on BPL’s Roku Streaming Sticks. If having access to almost 600 hit movies through Vudu and the smorgasbord of content that is Netflix didn’t quite do it for you, checking out one of our Rokus now also enables … Continue reading

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A Coveted Combo: Get a Chromebook and a Hotspot Bundled Together at the Library

A very astute man once pointed out that “2 in 1” is a…ahem…bogus term, as 1 cannot hold 2; that’s why 2 was created. It’s hard to argue with that impeccable logic, but at BPL, we’ve been in the lab, feverishly attempting to concoct a way to overcome the reasonable-yet-constricting laws of oneness. After multiple … Continue reading

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If You Wanna Go Fast (Online), Come to the Library

Aside from playing stupid, time-wasting Flash games, my most vivid early memories of the Internet involve a lot of waiting. Waiting for the static-y, digital donkey-sounding tones of dial-up to finish serenading me so I would finally be connected to AOL. Waiting half a day for a bootleg live blink-182 album to download on Napster. Waiting … Continue reading

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Online Conference Room Booking Now Available

As you hopefully already knew, library conference rooms are freely available to you for your small meeting, private studying, and/or quiet place sitting needs. If you didn’t know, now ya do, and you’re about to know something else (you’re so lucky): you can now make conference room reservations online, from the comfort (or discomfort, whatever … Continue reading