Summer Reading Program: “Paws to Read!”
Now through Friday, August 15 • Yokosuka, Ikego, and Negishi Libraries
All aboard, readers, for the Summer Reading Program! Readers of all ages can register and log reading online here
or pick up a paper log at the Circulation Desk. Earn up to 7 prizes and free bowling games (children only) for reading books, audiobooks, magazines, or newspapers. Earn even more prizes by reading 5 books with an animal theme from the Summer Reading Book List. Visit the Libraries or check out the Summer Reading website for all the details.
Monday • 1000-1100 • Ikego Nikko Heights Multipurpose Room
Wednesday • 1030-1130 • Yokosuka
Each week, we read, we sing, make crafts, and make a themed craft. Learn about different cultures, science, math, phonics, and more!
Paws to Watch a Free Movie
Starting at 1300 • Benny Decker Theater
Thursday, July 31: Legend of the Guardians
Thursday, August 7: Movie title to be posted soon
Thursday, August 14: Movie title to be posted soon
Movie matinees will feature an animal theme in honor of the Summer Reading Program. Visit the Library information table in the lobby to register for Summer Reading, see the prizes you can win, and look at a selection of great books.
Mother Goose Time
Fridays • 1000-1100 • Yokosuka Library Classroom
Mother Goose Time encourages language development and builds early literacy skills while having fun. Parents and children ages 0-2 years old are invited for stories, singing, and more!
Find Your Family Genealogy
Tuesday, August 19 • 1000-1200 & 1700-1800 • Yokosuka Library, Room 110
Did you know the Navy Library Program provides free use of Ancestry.com? Learn how to access the website at home and use Ancestry and other library resources to find your family history.
Adult Book Club
Wednesday, August 27 • 1730-1830 • Yokosuka Library
As part of the Summer Reading Program, we’re discussing Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, a fast-paced and fun look at a future where people live more online than off it. Copies will be available in the new book area and online in the Navy Overdrive e-Library (http://www.navy.lib.overdrive.com
). Visit the Library if you would like an account created. Children age 3 and older can attend Story Time while parents are at Book Club. Babies can come to the Club. Please bring a friend and chat about books over coffee and cookies!
For more information, please call 243-5574 or 046-816-5574 or stop by the Yokosuka Library.
The MWR Library has an Online Catalog for your convenience. Search for your favorite books and periodicals online from your home or your laptop. Click the link below to start your search!
Have you ever wanted to learn the Japanese language but didn’t know which route to take? Was the price of learning the language always a turn-off? Did you think that Rosetta Stone was your only option? Has there been another language you wanted to learn? If this describes you, we have good news for you!
NKO brings you Byki® – A FREE and powerful language-learning software and personalized language-learning system.1) Login to your NKO account and click on the Reference tab on the far right.
2) Go to the left blue banner and click on the link for “E-library Foreign Language / Culture. You will then have an option to choose from selected language sites. Transparent Language Online will take you to their site (byki.com)
3) Once you register on their site, you can click on the icon for the app for either iPhone, iPad or Android smartphones and tablets (and computers). There are also instructions for activating the account once you have downloaded the app. You can browse the iTunes store for more language-specific apps if you like.
It’s relatively easy, and it’s FREE! Learn more about Byki at www.byki.com
If you have any questions, please call us at 243-5574 or 046-816-5574
TUTOR.COM TO GO
We are very excited to announce our cool, new mobile app Tutor.com
To Go! The app gives eligible military students another way to access the Tutor.com
for Military Families program. Students can connect to a live tutor for one-to-one help from their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.Students must have an account with the Tutor.com for Military Families program to connect to a tutor, and the app is available as a free download
in the iTunes Store.
Students must have an account with the Tutor.com for Military Families program to connect to a tutor. With tutors.com…..
Students can store essays, homework problems and other assignments in their mobile locker, and share items from their locker with a tutor.
Students can take pictures of assignments and textbook pages from their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, and store them in their locker.
Students can save and review past tutoring sessions.
WATCH A DEMO VIDEO
You can see a video demo of the app on the iPad: How it works
HOW TO GET THE APP
Tutor.com To Go is available as a free download in the iTunes Store: Free Download
QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK
If you have any questions or feedback about the app and how military families can use it, send an email here.
For online reading, Navy libraries has exciting websites available presented by the parent company – TumbleBooks. TumbleBooks includes animated stories and games. TumbleReadables are designed so you and your child can read along sentence by sentence. TumbleTalkingBooks are a streaming audio feed where you can bookmark your place, and includes books for children, teens and adults. Eligible users can access TumbleBooks online through Military One Source http://www.militaryonesource.mil
or Navy Knowledge Online https://wwwa.nko.navy.mil
WHAT IS PLAYAWAY?
Playaway is the newest format of audio, combining a wide variety of content with an easy-to-use player all in one small unit. When receiving your Playaway, all you have to do is press play to start listening immediately – there is no need for a separate player, and it comes with earbuds and a battery to make it play.
Playaway is the most simple and immediate way to enjoy audiobooks. Its portability allows users to enjoy their favorite authors and titles on-the-go, whenever and wherever.