Monday, March 9, 2009
Express Play! Week 2!
If you're new to Express Play! get up to speed by reading the first post about it. When you comment, don't forget to give a shout out to your favorite library!
Thing 4: Library Instant Message Service
When you can’t get a ride to your neighborhood library and don’t want to waste your minutes on a call, don’t fret! Contacting the library just got a lot easier! Use our Instant Messenger Service for all of your homework questions and information needs. You can even add us to your IM contact list and text us from your cell phone! Find this service by clicking on the "Ask It" link on the left of any of our pages.
Thing 5: Share your Photos!
Don’t know what to do with all those digital pictures? There are many photo sharing websites that allow you to organize your photos and share them with family and friends. For this exercise, choose one of the photo sharing websites below and take a tour to learn more. Create an account and download some photos.
Flickr is one of the most popular photo sharing websites. Flickr allows you to create an account, organize and share photos, and search for that perfect picture you need for a special project. Take Flickr’s virtual tour to learn more.
The library uses Flickr for the “Express It” photo-sharing feature on this website. If you’re feeling extra ambitious, upload a picture to share in our “Express It” slideshow!
More photo sharing sites that allow you to create cool things, like photo albums, calendars, mugs, and magnets.:
*** If you are sharing a photo of some one else, it's always a good idea to get their permission before you publish it online.
Thing 6: Image Generators
Do you like creating silly images of you and your friends? Have goofy pictures of your pets? Try out these great, free, online image generators. They’ll allow you take your photos and twist them around in hilarious new ways. You can even create new images from scratch!
After exploring the sites below, show us what you come up! Share your images with us on our "Express It" page or post them in a comment.
Soft Drink Generator
MORE Image Generators
Even MORE Image Generators
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