Find a Great Read
Did you know you can make your own personalized lists using your library card? Follow these steps to make the most out of My Lists after logging into your library account.
Log into your Minuteman account
Search for a book or other item
Click on Add to Cart (small icon under the Request Button)
Continue adding Items to the Cart
Click on View Cart (in gray box to right of Request Button)
Click on Save To List (above your list of books)
Click on Save to New List (or choose an existing list from the drop down menu)
Give the list a name and add a description (optional)
Note: To return to a list you’ve created, log into your account, click on My Lists in the left sidebar, and click on the title of the list you want.
If you wish to keep a list of what books you have already borrowed, you may start a reading history in your account by doing the following:
Log into your Minuteman account
Select Reading History
Select the Save Reading History button
- AAPI Voices - a selection of books for children and teens written by authors identifying as Asian American Pacific Islander.
- Black Lives, Black Voices - from board books through books for adults in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
- LGBTQ+ Pride - selections for children, teens, and adults.
Did you know Cary Library has many resources for digital reading in our online collections?
Libby from OverDrive
Download digital books, audiobooks, and magazines for free using the Libby App from OverDrive. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, some Chromebooks, and in your browser. View a video tutorial on how to use Libby.
Hoopla Digital Collection
Hoopla offers a broad selection of streaming and downloadable media in your browser or through the Hoopla app for your mobile device. Borrow up to 3 items per calendar month without needing to put anything on hold. View a video tutorial on how to use Hoopla.
Cary Librarians share book recommendations for adults, teens, and kids with Susan Tran in our monthly Page Turner segment on NECN.
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