Last Updated: Jan 05, 2017     Views: 350

They are portable devices (http://bcpl.info/find-materials/technology). No Internet connection is needed for any of these devices.

Playaways are battery operated listening devices that contain a pre-loaded audiobook for you to listen to. For a video tutorial or print instructions for using a Playaway, see http://my.playaway.com/playaway/how-to-play/. 

Playaway Locks are eReaders that are preloaded with up to 15 ebook titles for you to read directly on the device. Each lock contains.ebooks with a common theme or genre.

Playaway Views are rechargeable video devices that come conveniently pre-loaded with a movie. Currently this collection is geared towards young children only.  For how-to-play a Playaway View see http://my.playaway.com/playaway-view/how-to-play/

Playaway Launchpads are rechargeable tablets for children that are pre-loaded with high quality, ad-free learning apps grouped by age and grade level. For how-to-play a Playaway Launchpad see http://my.playaway.com/playaway-launchpad/how-to-play/

Please familiarize yourself with the  policies for borrowing, placing a hold, requesting, renewing and returning each type of Playaway device..

Check out the new and on order Playaways on the Hot Titles (http://www.bcpl.info/find-materials/hot-titles) page under Find Materials on our home page. These new titles can be requested while "on order ".