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Nuwav Legal Documents

 

Legal Documents Made Easy. The steady forward movement of automation and standardization in law now allows many legal issues to be handled by an individual without the help of expensive lawyers. With our newest resource, NuWav Legal Documents, you can handle most common legal issues with no assistance whatsoever. This online tool that lets you create and compose professional-quality documents in categories such as Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce.

 

Hoopla Digital for Film, TV and More!

Hoopla digital is a new service offered by Rye Public Library bringing you an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics! Hoopla has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, without holds or wait lists.  This truly maximizes the power of digital content and Internet distribution.  Click  for our instruction sheet, or link direct to the hoopla website.   Download free hoopla apps for your Apple or Android devices too!hoopla

Videos

hoopla Rye Public Library is happy to announce the arrival of a new service for our members: Hoopla!   Hoopla digital is a new service offered by Rye Public Library bringing you an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics! Hoopla has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, without holds or wait lists.  This truly maximizes the power of digital content and Internet distribution.  Click  for our instruction sheet, or link direct to the hoopla website.   Download free hoopla apps for your Apple or Android devices too!  Please ask us about using this powerful new service at home and on your mobile devices.  Watch for scheduled classes at RPL if you want a guide through the process of getting started.

E Book Downloads For Your Personal Reading Device(s) from Rye Public Library!

The Rye Public Library offers e-book content for download to your personal reading device through our website. “ Your Rye Public Library card in good standing (current, no fines in excess of $10) provides all the access you need to enjoy these services! “ You can select from two sources for e-book content. Rye Public Library members can choose from offerings at the New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium“ as well as our Freading service. “ Click on the linked text to explore each option. “ You will find help resources at the landing pages of each e-book service,“  as well as at thier respective websites.“  Remember, You can always call , e-mail, or stop in to RPL for more information.

 

hoopla

Hoopla digital is a new service offered by Rye Public Library bringing you an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics! Hoopla has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, without holds or wait lists.  This truly maximizes the power of digital content and Internet distribution.  Click  for our instruction sheet, or link direct to the hoopla website.   Download free hoopla apps for your Apple or Android devices too!

A Disclaimer

In the current state of the technology, downloading electronic content from “ our electronic book vendors may compromise library user confidentiality expectations as outlined in the Rye Public Library Privacy Policy and “ New Hampshire RSA 201-D:11 Library User Records; Confidentiality.

Functionality of our downloadable book utilities is established through agreements with many partnering vendors to provide down-loadable content to a wide variety of devices and platforms. “ By creating accounts with third party vendors (e.g. Amazon or Adobe) to download these materials, you may be allowing the vendors to store data about your reading/listening habits and download history via the Overdrive service.

By continuing e-content downloads via NHDB or Freading, you acknowledge acceptance of both the vendors’ terms of use as well as the possible compromise of the confidentiality of the library records generated by your e-content downloads.

Genealogy

Ancestry – Library Edition (Available in the library only)
Provides instant access to more than 1 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, primary-source document images and a variety of genealogical research features including 450 million census records from the U.S. Federal Census between the years 1790 and 1930. In addition, AncestryPlus includes immigration, vital, military, court, church and ethnic records; city directories; genealogical societies; Social Security Death Index; Periodical Source Index; family history library; and much more.

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites is an online guide to genealogical research websites.

Ellis Island – Port of NY Records
Find immigration records for the millions of people who entered the United States through Ellis Island.

FamilySearch.org is a genealogical research website provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.  18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?  Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

The collection consists of six core data sets:

U.S. Federal Censuses feature the original images of every extant federal census in the United States, from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades. In total the collection covers more than 140 million names.

Genealogy and local history books deliver more than 7 million digitized page images from over 28,000 family histories, local histories, and other books. Titles have been digitized from our own renowned microform collections, as well from the American Antiquarian Society via an exclusive partnership.

Periodical Source Index (PERSI), published by the Allen County Public Library, is recognized as the most comprehensive index genealogy and local history periodicals. It contains more than 2 million records covering titles published around the world since 1800.

Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era.

Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War.

LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789, with a total of more than 480,000 pages of information.

National Archives – Resources For Genealogists
The website for the National Archives contains information for starting genealogical research and popular tools and resources for researching your family history.

New England Historic Genealogical Society – American Ancestors
The New England Historic Genealogical Society’s website. This organization offers fee based research and database services.

New Hampshire State Library
The New Hampshire State Library has microfilm of State Census records, town histories, etc.

NH Historical Society
Founded in 1823, the New Hampshire Historical Society is the premier organization preserving and sharing New Hampshire history.

Video tutorials for RPL resources

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Music Downloads with Freegal

 

Music Downloads & Streaming

Freegal is a downloadable music service from your library which provides music from the Sony Entertainment catalog. All you need is your library card number. Download up to 5 mp3 files weekly

Watch a how-to video here!

Are the songs really free?

This service is underwritten by the Friends of the Rye Public Library. The music is free in the sense that most things in the library are free to you as a patron of the library.

 

hooplaHoopla digital is a new service offered by Rye Public Library bringing you an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics! Hoopla has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, without holds or wait lists.  This truly maximizes the power of digital content and Internet distribution.  Click  for our instruction sheet, or link direct to the hoopla website.   Download free hoopla apps for your Apple or Android devices too!

Career Resources

“ “ “ “ “  the new Career Transitions offers many

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  • Interactive interview practice
  • Matching work and military experience to new careers
  • Multiple job-search options, including internships and entry-level, with job tracking
  • Comprehensive education and training options by career, program and location
  • Guided resume and cover letter creation
  • Continually updated expert advice and industry-leading content
  • Hundreds of career overview videos, including “A Day in the Life” series featuring real people who work in those occupations
  • A new, streamlined interface designed to give users immediate access to activities
  • And more

 

Testing and Education Reference Center
Dependable guidance and research tools on careers and education.“ “ Testing & Education Reference Center“ (TERC) – the online resource used by millions of people looking for help in making confident decisions that will shape their future – has been updated with new features, a more user friendly interface and enhanced functionality. Plus“ TERCnow offers additional certifications from Delmar – one of the premier sources for career readiness – providing access to career certifications focusing on rapidly expanding careers such as:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Cosmetology – 6 subjects, in both English and Spanish
  • Auto Repair – (ASE) with 9 exams both in English and Spanish
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Repair – with 8 exams
  • Collision Repair – with 5 exams both in English and Spanish

Chilton Automotive Library

“ “  Link Here to access this exhaustive automotive database!

When it comes to auto repair, “do-it-yourselfers”, students and automotive enthusiasts have trusted Chilton repair manuals for years. Now, Gale puts these authoritative manuals into motion with more extensive resources for“  library users in a simple-to-use, online resource that’s available 24/7 wherever there’s an available internet connection.

Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

Mango Languages

Going somewhere this summer? Learning a new language, just for fun? Rye Public Library offers Mango Languages, an easy and fun way to learn a foreign language. Mango Languages uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you’ll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you’ll know how they’re used in practical situations and conversations. You’ll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and conjugation, you’ll learn how to communicate.

Mango offers over 60 languages for English-speakers, including French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Hebrew, Russian and more. Mango is free of charge to all Rye Public Library cardholders and can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection. And now there’s a Mango app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch!

All you need is your 14-digit card number and an email address in order to set up your own profile with Mango and track your progress in a new language. Try it today!

Watch a how-to video here!