eBooks & Audiobooks
Read, listen, and learn—right on your computer, smartphone, e-reader, or tablet!
No monthly borrowing limit. Works on nearly any device!
Borrow up to 4 items per month. No waiting for holds–get immediate access!
Download magazines immediately!
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.
Watch more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
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.
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.
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.
As of December 14, 2020, RBdigital ebooks and audiobooks have moved to OverDrive.
As of September 2, 2021, the SimplyE app access has been discontinued by LYRASIS and will transition to the Palace app later this year.