Digital Services Blog

Google to release child-friendly YouTube app

Google to release child-friendly YouTube app

YouTube is the world’s most popular online video service, boasting more than 1 billion users.  However, with over 300 hours of video being uploaded every minute, there is always the issue of mature rated content being uploaded. YouTube’s new app is set to release on Monday Feb. 23, with an initial release limited to only … [Read more…]

What’s Next for Internet Explorer?

What's Next for Internet Explorer?

2015 marks the 20th anniversary for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser.  It may also be its last. Microsoft recently announced that Windows 10 will be shipping with a brand new browser currently known as Project Spartan.  The goal of Spartan is to merge the worlds of mobile and desktop browsing by creating a similar interface between devices. … [Read more…]

Keeping Up to Date With Important Library News!

Keeping Up to Date With Important Library News!

With the recent nor’easter shutting down much of Suffolk County for a couple of days this past week, the Westhampton Free Library realizes it is important that you get up-to-date information about important library news/closings.  With this in mind, we want to remind patrons that you can check our website, Facebook page, and Twitter to … [Read more…]

The Start Button Is Returning in Windows 10!

The Start Button Is Returning in Windows 10!

Microsoft recently announced that Windows 10, the successor to Windows 8 would be free for those who own computers already running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 for its first year of availability. This update would restore the classic start menu screen seen in previous iterations before Windows 8 and integrate the start screen seen in … [Read more…]

The Inspiration Bar

The Inspiration Bar

We at the Library connect people with resources and information – including books, virtual reference, and e-books.  The Inspiration Bar is the Westhampton Free Library support desk to offer help and support for digital devices. Our “Library Geeks” can tackle just about any problem that you throw at them! Our cardholders are invited to stop … [Read more…]