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Idea Exchange | September 29, 2017

Our need for information can't always wait. It can happen anywhere, anytime as we go through our daily lives.

But did you know Idea Exchange is here to help 24/7 - and all you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone and your membership card?

And it's all free.

There's so much to tell you about. Here's some of our most popular, anytime, anywhere resources:

Mango Languages: Check out Mango for easy-to-use online language lessons. Got an Apple or Android cell phone or tablet? Download Mango's app from the app store and practice your vocabulary wherever you go. Learn more. Use Mango

Gale Courses: Never stop learning!  Whether you’re looking for academic, professional or personal development courses, you will find them in Gale Courses. The courses are entirely web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments. With well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with fellow students these free, online courses are a great resource to inform, improve or entertain. Learn more. Use Gale Courses

Consumer Reports: Making a big purchase? Or even a small one? Consumer Reports one of the most trusted sources for advice on consumer products and services. Use it anytime on any device -no app required!  Learn more. Use Consumer Reports.

Gale Research: When you need to know something, it’s important to have reliable information at your fingertips. Gale gives you access to thousands of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles all from one easy-to-use search box. Learn moreUse Gale.  Download the app.

Freegal: Stream or download thousands of songs, free and legal, from the catalog of artists represented by Sony Music Entertainment. Stream up to 3 hours of music every day and download what you want, up to 5 songs every week -  they are yours to keep. Got an Apple or Android cell phone or tablet? Download Freegal's app from the app store and download and listen to new music wherever you go!  Learn moreUse Freegal

RBdigital [formerly Zinio]: Read the latest full-colour magazines for free on your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Choose from 50 popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number you can download. Find out how to get started [PDF], read the RBdigital [formerly Zinio] FAQ [PDF], and see what magazines we offer [PDF] Use RBdigital [formerly Zinio] | Get the RBdigital [formerly Zinio] app to read offline: Apple  Android

DownloadLibrary: Checkout & download hundreds of free eBooks and audiobooks from Idea Exchange! Read on your computer, Kobo, Android or Apple device. All you need to get started is a valid library card, an internet connection & free software. Use downloadLibrary | eBook Help  |  Help from OverDrive | Get the Libby app for your phone or tablet.