The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

January 23, 2014

Download free music with Freegal

The library has subscribed to the Freegal Music application where if you have a library card, you can download free music.

Library users have a weekly download limit of three songs. Your count resets every Monday at 12 a.m. Eastern time. You will be able to keep track of your downloads in the upper right corner of the Freegal website.

Just download a song and it’s yours to keep — it never expires — and you can put it wherever you want so you can listen to it at home or on the go. Not sure if you like a song? Every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download but you must be logged in to enjoy the sample clips.

The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM, and videos are in the MP4 format with no DRM. This service will work on almost any computer, player, tablet or smartphone. The Freegal Music mobile app is free in the Apple App Store and in Google Play. Click on the link on the library web site home page or go to Clinton.freegalmusic.com.

Afternoon adventures

Explore your world on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Open to children in grades 1 through 5. The next Afternoon Adventure will be held Wednesday and the theme for this week will be Wacky Science.

Story time

The theme for next week is All About Cake! Preschool story time will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Toddler Time will take place on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m.

If you have questions, please contact children’s staff at 243-5436.

Beyond Bake Sales, Raffles, and Golf Outings: Basic fundraising for smaller organizations

On Tuesday at 6 p.m. join Linda Wastyn of Wastyn and Associates at the main branch of the library on the second floor for a program about basic fundraising. Most smaller nonprofit staff and volunteers focus their fundraising efforts on relatively high effort, low impact activities such as bake sales, raffles, and special events.

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With the Clinton County Justice Coordinating Commission and the Clinton County Board of Supervisors discussing proposals to construct a new jail, do you think the time has come for Clinton County to construct such a facility?

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