Friday, November 23, 2012

E-reader or Tablet? How to Choose via @chelsealibrary #michlit #library #michigan

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E-reader or Tablet? How to Choose

E-readers and Tablets for the Holidays   

Thinking of buying a Nook or Kindle for someone on your holiday shopping list? With many new devices on the market, dropping prices and increasing availability of downloadable books, e-readers and tablets are expected to be popular gifts again this season.

 

Take some of the confusion out of your shopping experience by learning about available models. 

 

What kind of eReader should I buy?

What do you plan on using your e-reader for? If you want to just read books, choose a simpler device such as the Kindle ($69)or Kindle PaperWhite ($119), the Nook Simple Touch ($99) or Nook Simple Touch w/Glowlight ($119) or the Kobo Mini-Reader  ($79).  

 

If you plan on reading magazines and newspapers, browsing the Web, prefer multimedia (music, audiobooks, video), and can't live without the Internet, a tablet is for you. Choose from multi-function devices such as the Kindle Fire HD ($199), the Nook Tablet HD ($199), the Google Nexus ($199) or the iPad ($499).

  

Above costs are starting prices that can vary with options such as ads, connectivity (Wi-Fi vs. 3G) and other accessories such as power adapters, covers and warranties. 

 

 

Healthy Holiday w/Ann Arbor Cooks
 
Ann Arbor Cooks
Join experts from Ann Arbor Cooksas they share some of their secrets to a healthy holiday! Maple Apple Pecan Bread Pudding (vegan); Fresh Cranberry and Dark Chocolate Bark with Almonds (gluten-free, full of antioxidants); Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies (vegan).

Ann Arbor Cooks is a recreational cooking school specializing in hands-on, participatory classes for all levels of aspiring cooks. The Ann Arbor Cooks mission is simple: cook thoughtful and seasonally-inspired food, provide a technical foundation on which to build kitchen confidence, and most of all, put fun back into the kitchen! 
In partnership with Chelsea Community Kitchen
 
Wednesday, December 5 | 7-8:30pm
McKune Room | Registration Required

'Twas the Evening Before Christmas Storytime
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Join Miss Jackie and Rosie for stories, songs, fingerplays, crafts and snacks for the holiday season. Sign up early, these sessions always fill up!    

 


Wednesday, December 19 | 6-7pm 

McKune Room | Registration Required | Ages 2-6

 

Thursday, December 20 | 6-7pm

McKune Room | Registration Required | Ages 2-6


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