Sunday, September 29, 2013

Three new databases are now available for use with your Vernon Parish Library card.
WorldBook online is the famous encyclopedia online.
Chilton' is the well known automotive repair database. Chilton has stopped publishing its books.
Legal forms database contains legal forms useful in daily life.

The Library also provides Lexis Nexis legal database for use inside the Library. This database is the same database many attorneys use. It contains Louisiana law, court decisions, etc. We also have the U.S. Code in our reference section, as well as the Louisiana Register (agency regulations).

Saturday, September 21, 2013

We now have laptops available to check-out for use IN the Library. Ask at circulation desk for more information.

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Vernon Parish Library is now offering one-on-one training on how to download free e-books and audio-books from OverDrive and free magazines from Zinio. Training is by appointment only, every Thursday or Friday. Please call the library at 239-2027 or 800-737-2231, and ask for Flo for an appointment.

Materials may be downloaded to your laptop, computer, IPad, Nook, Kindle Fire, SmartPhone and more.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The Vernon Parish Library is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to thousands of publications.

Through, patrons of the Vernon Parish Library will have unlimited simultaneous access to thousands of complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on any Internet-enabled device inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Consumer Reports, Good Housekeeping, PC Magazine, Popular Mechanics, Newsweek, Guideposts and Readers Digest are just a few of the popular titles available.

Currently, the Library is offering 97 titles. These may be viewed on patron’s laptops, computers, iPads, smart phones, etc. There are currently, three ways to access these titles. From the reference tab on our home , scroll down to Newspapers and Periodicals, and click on ZINIO, or go directly to The easiest is to click on the Zinio tab near the top of the Library's home page.  Users will need to enter their Vernon Parish Library Card number. Please visit the Vernon Parish Library for more information on this new service. If you are having problems using this service, please let us know.