Download eBooks and audiobooks using Download Destination. eBooks and audiobooks can be downloaded to your computer, eReader, tablet, MP3 player or smartphone. Items check out for 14 days using your Wixom library card number and PIN.
Hoopla offers movies, tv shows, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comic books for download and/or streaming on your computer, tablet or mobile device. There is no wait time and no holds on Hoopla items - everything is available instantly and returned automatically at the end of it’s lending period. Each cardholder may download up to 6 items per month. To access Hoopla, you just need your Wixom library card and PIN. To get started go to: hoopladigital.com and set up an account.
Hoopla is generously provided by the Friends of the Wixom Library.
In addition to the Library's collection of eBooks on Download Destination, additional titles are available through Odilo. Odilo features titles from smaller publishers as well as additional nonfiction titles. To check out titles on Odilo, you need your Wixom library card number and PIN.
Read and download digital issues of popular magazines. To use Zinio, click this link and click Create An Account in the upper right corner and enter your Wixom library card number. Once your account is created, just click Login to access digital titles. You can read the magazine from your Internet browser or download the Zinio for Libraries app in the App Store or Google Play.
We have two adult book discussion groups that meet monthly on two different days and one floating Around the Town adult book discussion per quarter. For descriptions and book selections, please see below. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk and receive a copy of this month's book.
Between the Lines
This discussion group meets on the second Tuesday evening of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. and offers an eclectic mix of titles. Summer 2017 dates and book selections:
Tuesday, May 9 - The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Tuesday, June 13 - The Situation in Flushing by Edmund G. Love
Tuesday, July 11 - The Girl from Venice by Martin Cruz Smith
Tuesday, August 8 - When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Mystery & Mayhem Book Club
This book discussion group meets on the last Wednesday of the month from 2 - 3 p.m. for an hour of sleuthing and discussion. We provide the coffee while you provide the detective work. Summer 2017 dates and book selections:
Wednesday, May 31 - Razor Girl by Carl Hiaason
Wednesday, June 28 - McNally's Secret by Lawrence Sanders
Wednesday, July 26 - Passenger by Lisa Lutz
Wednesday, August 30 - Heart of Ice by P.J. Parrish
Around the Town Book Discussion
This book discussion group will meet once per quarter at 7 p.m. at The Drafting Table for an hour of discussion in a laid back setting. Summer 2017 date and book selection:
Tuesday, August 1 - Separation by Katie Kitamura