City Social Magazine

MAR-APR 2019

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Story by Kayla D. Perkins 18 Learn to speak the language of the land with Mango Languages, Pronunciator and Muzzy for kids! With Mango Languages, users can learn a new language that will help prepare them for realistic conversations and strengthen everyday communication skills in more than 70 world languages, including English. The Pronunciator tool offers a fun method to learning any of 98 languages with personalized courses, movies, music and more. You can learn online and get the app for your mobile device! Do you have little ones who want to discover a new language? Check out Muzzy Online, an interactive database which caters to language learners in kindergarten through 5th grade. Get your travel destination's latest local news and entertainment with Press Reader's newspapers and magazines from around the world. Prep your palate for the trip with AtoZ World Food™. This is one delicious resource! The robust AtoZ World Food™ database offers thousands of traditional food recipes, photos, quotes and more from 174 countries. You'll also get access to meal course categories including appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main dishes, desserts and much more! Take the entertainment with you. There's no need to weigh your luggage down with books and magazines in print (though we'll always love the feel of the page), when you can upload your favorite titles to your device using RBdigital, the Libby app from OverDrive, Flipster and TumbleBooks for kids. RBdigital features a host of popular magazines, comics, ebooks and audiobooks. Get the Libby app to download books, music and videos from OverDrive. We haven't forgotten the kiddos! Keep them entertained with the TumbleBooks suite that features online books and audiobooks for young readers. Use a Playaway pre-loaded audiobook with your headphones or in your car. Crank up some tunes as you take in the sights on your trip. You can download up to seven songs each week free and legal with Freegal. Rock out on Qello Concerts, the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand. It boasts 30 music genres and is the only place to watch more than 1,500 of the most amazing live moments in music! And SO. MUCH. MORE! With 14 convenient locations across the parish including the Main Library at Goodwood, EBRPL is open to serve you seven days per week, 24/7 online at and in the Digital Library at www.ebrpl. com/DigitalLibrary. In addition to these digital resources, patrons have access to computers and Wi-Fi, computer classes, online databases, books and magazines, downloads and e-media, programs, concerts, book talks, game nights, various workshops and storytimes, business tools and seminars, career and technology resources and much more – all FREE with your Library card! Hit the Road & Take Your Library with You! If you've got travel on your agenda this year, you'll want to check out what your East Baton Rouge Parish Library has to offer in its Digital Library. Whether you're planning your adventure in a plane, train or automobile, or even if a staycation is more your speed, we've got some awesome FREE tools that'll help take any trip to the next level. Story by Kayla D. Perkins Photos provided by East Baton Rouge Parish Library

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