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Community Spotlight: Sudbury Libraries

At Panoramic Properties we’re proud to be a part of the city of Sudbury. Our five Sudbury apartment communities are conveniently located close to a wide variety of amenities including colleges, universities, park space, grocery stores, libraries and restaurants.

 

Today, our community spotlight blog will take a look at the Sudbury Libraries with a special focus on eBook and Audiobook catalogues. With summer just around the corner, we’re excited to dive into some great reads and the Sudbury Library is the perfect service for any bookworm.

 

In total, the Greater Sudbury Public Library (GSPL) system has 13 locations throughout the city to serve the citizens of Greater Sudbury. During the Library’s summer hours, the Main Branch on Mackenzie Street is open: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. The South End Library, located a four-minute drive from Panoramic’s Southend Apartments is currently operating on summer hours as well: Monday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Main Library

74 Mackenzie Street
Phone: 705-673-1155

 

South End Library

1991 Regent Street
Phone: 705-688-3950

 

Follow the link for More Information on Branch Hours & Location

 

eBooks & AudioBooks

 

First off, for access to all of the GSPL’s ebooks and audio books, you’ll need a Greater Sudbury Public Library Card. To get your new library card, drop into your local branch or apply online.

 

Through the GSPL: Anytime, Anywhere collection, digital materials are available for free download online.  In addition to your library card, users also need theOverDrive Media Console or Adobe Digital Editions. We especially love the Sudbury Library’s focus on giving readers what they want. Readers are encouraged to suggest downloadable titles to add to their expanding downloadable collection.

 

There’s a great collection of eBooks and audiobooks including fiction, nonfiction, children and young adult titles. There are many of popular titles like The Help and work from popular authors including John Grisham, Danielle Steele and Linwood Barclay…and that’s only the tip of the iceberg! There’s also a ton of audiobook titles available and users can listen to selected favourite audiobooks from the mobile app or via desktop.

 

The OverDrive Media Console lets you listen and read eBooks & audiobooks from your library on the go. The app is available via desktop and mobile platforms, including: Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets, Kindle, Windows 8 PC and tablet, Blackberry and Windows Phone.

 

In addition to books, media and online content, the Sudbury Libraries provide other community services such as: Bus Tickets/Passes, Pet Licenses, Internet (high speed/wireless), public use computers, as well as printing, scanning and photocopying.

 

Do you have any experience with the Greater Sudbury Libraries and accessing eBooks and Audiobooks? What titles will you be reading this summer? Contact our team to share any favourites and summer readings.

 

In the city of Sudbury, you’ll find Panoramic Properties’ exceptional apartments for rent at Southend Apartments on Nesbitt Drive. The upgraded one, two and two plus bedroom suites for rent are situated in a building conveniently close to the city’s best amenities, bus routes, schools and hospitals. For more details on the Southend Apartments or any of Panoramic Properties’ Sudbury Apartments, contact our team at 705-919-2279.