Apps & Streaming

Read, listen, and learn—right on your computer, smartphone, e-reader, or tablet!

OverDrive (Libby)
No monthly borrowing limit. Works on nearly any device!

ebooks
audiobooks
magazines
television
movies
children’s materials

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hoopla
Borrow up to 4 items per month. No waiting for holds–get immediate access!

ebooks
audiobooks
television
music
movies
comics & graphic novels
children’s materials

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Flipster
Download magazines immediately!

magazines

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SimplyE
SimplyE is a free, open source e-reader app that brings together different collections of e-books and audiobooks all in one place. Not available for internet browsers; install the app to get started.

ebooks
audiobooks

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Mango Languages
Learn a new language with easy daily lessons! Pick from 64 different languages, including English as a Second Language (ESL). Mango even has an auto-play mode for learning in your car.

online learning

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Creativebug
Watch more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

online learning

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NewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Search and browse full-text articles from the Berlin Citizen (2001-present) and the New Britain Herald (2000-present) as well as many other news magazines. Free and ad-free! Plus, set up alerts for certain words or subjects.

magazines
newspapers
The New York Times
Access The New York Times news from home or in the library — plus 25+ customizable newsletters, access to the Today’s Paper web app, and mini crosswords!The New York Times Digital uses a redeemable code to process your free library access. Click “Redeem,” then sign in to your New York Times account. If you don’t have a New York Times account, you can make one for free. When your code runs out, simply return to this page to request another code.

newspapers

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The Wall Street Journal

Access The Wall Street Journal news from home or in the library!

The Wall Street Journal uses a redeemable code to process your free library access. If you already have an account, click SIGN IN. If you don’t have an account, enter your information to set up a free account. When your code runs out, simply return to this page to request another code.

You are not permitted to share your sign-on credentials with any other person whatsoever.

newspapers

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