Category Archives: News


Brainfuse HelpNow and JobNow


Check out our new Educational and Career resources from Brainfuse.  We are excited to add these two new resources where you can get live assistance on homework help and live career guidance.  Please be sure to give them a try today! HelpNow JobNow

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Phone Notifications for Items on Hold


If you are not receiving your hold notification messages, please be sure to read the following document Where is My Hold Notice? (There is a clickable link when you click “Read More” for this post.) It is recommended that you monitor your patron record via our PAC which will also let you know when you have […]

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New Book Alerts and Author Check!


Want to be alerted when the library has new materials?  Sign up for New Book Alerts.  New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, […]

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New! Learning Tablets for Children


We now have Launchpads!  Playaway’s new pre-loaded locked down learning tablets for children.  Each tablet consists of 10 or more pre-loaded learning apps grouped by subject or theme and applicable to a specific age group (3-5, 5-7, or 8-10). Children can create their own avatar/explorer and begin their learning adventure! Launchpads are available at the Circulation […]

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Free Downloadable Music!


Free downloadable MP3 music is now available through Mason Public Library.  Freegal Music has over 3 million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists available for download at no charge to you! [button link=”http://masonpl.org/?page_id=2524 ” color=”green”] Get Started![/button]

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Important Notice – Verify Your Contact Information


To ensure that you do not miss any important notices, please be sure to verify that we have your correct contact information, including current telephone number, email address, and mailing address. You can view your contact information by logging into your account using your library card number and PIN number (usually the last 4 digits […]

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Almost Overdue Reminders and eContent


Please note that at the present time e-content cannot be excluded from Almost Overdue Reminders sent out by email.  While the library would like to have the option to omit e-content or offer patrons the option to opt out of e-content Almost Overdue Reminders, that option does not currently exist.  The library has requested this option in […]

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Free Classes via Gale Courses


Free courses to enhance your career and your life.  Over 300 courses to choose from in a variety of disciplines.  Each course runs 6 weeks with two lessons released on Wednesdays and Fridays.  This is a great way to brush up on your skills or explore an area of interest with no financial obligation.  Disciplines […]

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Credo Reference – Forget Wikipedia!


Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.  Try it now! Credo in the Library Credo Remote Use  (Simply enter your Mason Public Library card number in the Library login […]

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Mango Languages – There’s an App for That!


Explore Mango Languages!  Mango’s unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process! Each lesson revisits previously learned material, but you have complete control over your learning experience.  Languages offered include:  Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, […]

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