Library-Exclusice Video Player Debuts July 18

Posted Jul 13th, 2011 by Rhonda Sewell  Category: Arts & Entertainment


(Released July 13, 2011) – On Monday, July 18 the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) will debut Playaway VIEW ™ , the first self-playing, pre-loaded video player exclusive to libraries.

Think of the Playaway VIEW ™ as education meets entertainment with an all-in-one video player. Your children’s favorite videos come pre-loaded and ready to go wherever you go! And it’s all FREE!

What’s Playaway VIEW ™:
· A portable device that can be enjoyed via its internal speaker or with headphones, which will be available at all library locations for the cost of $2

· Convenient, preloaded content; no Internet or downloads needed

· Durable and scratch-resistant: Made with kids in mind

· Multiple Videos: Each view holds hours of great content

· @ TLCPL, Playaway Views will circulate for seven days, with a limit of two per library card. They will be available for request and renewable

The makers of the Playaway VIEW ™, Playaway ® – an all-in-one audiobook product in schools and libraries, are launching the VIEW with numerous titles, and are adding more monthly from the best of children’s content – Sesame Street, Weston Woods and Spoken Arts are just a few studios that are being brought to life. The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will debut 85 titles, with many new titles coming!

The Library locations below will have a special launch showcase of Playaway VIEW ™ on the following dates/times:

· Monday, July 18, Main Library, 12:30-3:30pm

· July 18, Holland Branch, 1032 S. McCord Rd, 5:30-8:30pm

· Tuesday, July 19, Sylvania Branch, 6749 Monroe St., Sylvania, OH, 12:00-3:00pm

· July 19, Heatherdowns Branch, 3265 Glanzman Rd, 4:30-7:30pm

· Wednesday, July 20, Oregon Branch, 3340 Dustin Rd, Oregon, OH, 9:30 am-12:30pm

· July 20, Sanger Branch, 3030 W. Central Ave., 2:30-5:30pm

NOTE: For additional information on Playaway VIEW ™, please visit toledolibrary.org, or call Main Library’s AudioVisual department at 419.259.5285

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