Want Free Books, Magazines, Movies And More? Check Out Your Local Library…

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Your digital media catch-up is right here.

Every Tuesday – for just a few minutes – I join Heather Backman (my old buddy from her days on CHOM FM) on the air at Jack 103 (Rogers Sports & Media) to give a quick blast about the current state of technology, media and Internet culture. We’re calling the segment Tech Tuesday (and we do it in just a few minutes).

What is Tech Tuesday?

If you ever find yourself wondering… What, exactly, is the point of TikTok? How can I make myself look better on a Zoom? Reddit? What’s that about? How do I help my kids be safer online? Who’s the latest creator and streamer that I should be checking out?

You are not alone.

This is what Heather Backman and I discussed this morning over on Jack 103 FM for a couple of minutes:

The Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books – The New Yorker.

There are thousands of free books to read online… have you checked out your local public library and their digital offerings? Usually, your local library has the hook-up. I’m a member of the Public Library Committee for the Westmount Library, and I love the Libby app (again, just like Kindle but free if you’re a member of your local library!). They also do movies (Kanopy is as good as Netflix) and more…

If you like books, magazines and movies, have you tried out your local library?

App of the week: Text Adventures. Play fun and interactive text-based games (just like we did before graphics cards were a thing).

Once the segment goes live on Jack 103, I will post it here for you to listen in, learn, share and engage….

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