News & Notes

Top 25 Horror Movies Available to Stream FREE with Your Library Card | Part 2, #10-1

It’s finally here – the Top 25 Horror Movies Available to Stream FREE with Your Library Card, Part 2 #10-1. These ten films represent only a small sample of the best horror titles available from our three video services (Overdrive, Hoopla, and Kanopy), and we strongly encourage film fans to explore the wide digital collections available to…

Top 25 Horror Movies Available to Stream FREE with Your Library Card | Part 1, #25-11

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to check out all the fantastically freaky horror films available to you for FREE with the use of your library card (though some of us would say it’s always a good time for a well crafted scary movie). Your movie loving Digital Technology Librarian, Christy, is here to…

9 Spooky Reads to Keep You Up at Night

Celebrate the start of the spooky season with these unnerving tales. Whether you are looking for frightening killer thrillers, dark fantasies, or haunting monsters, both our Milan and Berlin Heights locations have novels for every reader. Come and check out what’s available to read as the temperatures start dropping! Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory…

Temporary Milan Parking Lot Closure

Just a quick heads up that our Milan parking lots will be getting sealed this week, so on Tuesday, September 29, our back lot and the book drop will be inaccessible, and on Wednesday, September 30, our front lot will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. If…

Say “Hello” to Summer with Waves of YA

Kick off summer vacation with some great books available through Milan-Berlin Library District’s virtual collections and curbside pick-up. Each of the following titles were carefully chosen to emphasize the joys and changes summer can bring, as well as the general lighthearted outlook of the season. We hope you can find something you look forward to…

Graphic Novels to Escape Our Pandemic: 10 Powerful Titles for Adventurous Souls

With the COVID-19 virus hanging around and young folks being stuck at home, we would like to provide a few titles to help get your mind off of the pandemic. Each of the following titles has been carefully chosen to provide young teen readers (ages 11 and up) an opportunity to step outside of their…

What to Watch After Stranger Things, Season 3

So it’s been a few weeks since Stranger Things, Season 3 started streaming worldwide. If you’re anything like us, you probably binged just a little too quickly and are now faced with the seemingly interminable wait for the (potential) fourth season. What to do? Check out some of our suggestions and keep your nostalgic, monster-hunting,…

Magazines Return to eMedia!

We know patrons have missed being able to check out magazines via our eMedia services, so we are incredibly pleased to announce that CLEVNET library card holders can now access 50 digital magazines directly through Overdive and Libby. There’s no need to download a third party app – just continue to use your preferred method…

“All In” Rescheduled for Saturday, April 22

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our author event with Vince McKee and his most recent book, All In: The Story of LeBron James and the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 22, at 12:00PM, and will be held in the Milan community room.

World Television Day: Staff TV Recs

In honor of the UN’s World Television Day, we’ve put together a collection of some of our favorite TV series, both past and present. Our curated list includes shows that scare us silly, move us to tears, make us laugh, remind us of our childhoods, and occasionally even manage to instill a little bit of hope…