You can travel back to the Big Bang, dive next to a Great White Shark, soar the solar system and more with Mentor Public Library’s new Immersive Reality books.
These books use augmented and virtual reality to teach kids about sea life, our planet, and so much more. For example, when families borrow our immersive reality book on the moon, they can use the AR to watch the formation of the moon!
You’ll need a smartphone or tablet with the free IR Books app – here’s the link for the Apple and Google Play stores – to enjoy the virtual and augmented reality extras. You’ll also need a headset (like Google Cardboard.) It’s OK if you don’t already have one. You can borrow that from the library too!
Check out the Immersive Reality books the next time you’re at our Main Branch. (They’re shelved by the reference books in our Children’s Department.) Holds cannot be placed on the books or the glasses to make sure as many patrons as possible can enjoy them. (Also, please don’t put the glasses in the book drop when you return them. We don’t want them to get crunched.
So start exploring with our Immersive Reality books. You’ll see the worlds in a whole new way.