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Library Books 2.5

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  • Harold Chu Library Books 2.5

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As high-tech as our lives may be, most of us still enjoy reading actual books from time to time. Library Books 2.5 brings your local library into the digital age by letting you see at a glance how many items you’ve checked out of the library, when they’re due, and even (in some cases) how many items you’ve requested. You can set up accounts for multiple libraries—a school and a public library, for example—or keep track of multiple people’s accounts. Library Books even integrates with iCal to remind you when your due dates are getting close, which should help you avoid fines. With nearly 200 library systems supported in the United States (plus dozens from eight other countries), there’s a chance your library is included. If you don’t see it listed, you can try one of the several included generic catalog systems (payment requested.

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At a Glance
  • Harold Chu Library Books 2.5

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