Turn Up The Volume—Symphony® Delivers A Great Performance For Parker Library!
May 01, 2017 12:17PM
By Theresa Gilman
Dracut Public Library
(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by the M.G. Parker Memorial Library.)
The M.G. Parker Memorial Library and the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium are proud to announce Symphony®, our online access platform that will be music to your ears! Whether you like to browse our on-site collection or download the newest bestseller, Symphony lets you start exploring and find what you love without missing a beat. Starting May 18th, our expanded online catalog will be chock full of the titles you’re looking for 24/7. With Symphony, you’re in for one great performance!
It’s easier than ever to get the content you want with Symphony. You’ll save time searching over 3 million items with enhanced filters that let you narrow your search by material type, availability, topic, and more. Spelling not your strong suit? Let Symphony automatically help you with all sorts of suggestions.
Symphony puts the spotlight on the big stars at center stage—you’ll see an exciting display of new and popular library materials just as if you’re scanning the library shelves! Define and group the topics you’re especially interested in, and look for similar suggested content. Once you find what you’re looking for, Symphony’s secure software lets you reserve it instantly.
Start exploring the world in a number of languages. Our expanded catalog is now available in English, Spanish, and Chinese, enabling us to better serve the community, and encourage learning across languages. Get the best the library has to offer—around the corner, or around the world.
Symphony provides online payment processing with credit or debit cards for fines, fees, and lost materials. You can view your account whenever you need to: see what you’re borrowing, holds, renewals, and more.
With Symphony, there’s no such thing as an intermission—our collections are available 24/7, so you can be your own conductor. Explore at your own tempo— Symphony is mobile-friendly, so you can discover your library on the go! Need something right away? No problem. Symphony’s cloud-based software ensures readers get immediate access to our eBook collections with the click of a button.
It’s easy to get started. Beginning May 18th, anyone with a current library card will be able to check out all that Symphony has to offer, simply by logging in to our online catalog via the library’s home page. Don’t have a library card? Anyone in our community can visit us during regular business hours with a current photo ID and proof of residency to register for a library card—your ticket to the library’s ever-expanding collection of books, eBooks, audio books, music, videos, magazines, and more.
Get inspired with the convenience and selection Symphony delivers. Don’t miss the performance. Symphony opens May 18th at the M.G. Parker Memorial Library.