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Apps & Digital Tools

Use these apps to download and read ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines:



Our newest, easiest app for accessing ebooks and audiobooks from the library's OverDrive collection on your mobile device. Downloading and reading are simple and intuitive with Libby.

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The original app for accessing the library's electronic collection. The desktop version allows you to access OverDrive content on your home computer and transfer to stand-alone e-readers and MP3 players.

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Not just for ebooks you've purchased on Amazon—the Kindle app can also be used to read ebooks you've borrowed from the library via Overdrive, allowing you to have all your ebooks in one place.

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The New York Times

The New York Times app makes it easier to access the library's free subscription to New York Times Digital on your mobile device. Learn more.

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Read and download full digital magazines to your mobile device using the app. All articles feature mobile-optimized text. Available for Android, iOS, and Kindle Fire.

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Many of our most popular online resources have apps for easy use on mobile devices. Other digital resources may be accessed using the browser on your tablet or phone. Select the Android or iOS button beneath any of the resources below to go directly to its app download page.


Mango Languages

Download the app to use Mango on the go on your Android or iOS device. All Mango courses are available in a mobile-optimized format. Learn more.

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Brainfuse HelpNow

Offers mobile platforms for iOS and Android with complete access to HelpNow features, including live tutoring. Learn more.

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Lynda logoLynda

The premiere online learning resources for business, software, technology, and creative skills. Get the most of your Lynda.com membership with the app. Learn more.

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Puts the best business and consumer research tool at your fingertips. With the ReferenceUSA app you can find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, and much more. Learn more.

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Always-available ebooks in all romance genres

Digital Magazines

Instant access to your favorite magazines, now with thousands of new titles

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times


A collection of always-available audiobooks for all ages


Learn popular technology, apps, and websites with a senior focus

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations, series information, and more tools for readers


Learn one of 70 languages, including Spanish, Mandarin, and even Pirate


Creative, business, and technology courses for in-depth learning

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

TumbleMath K-6

Animated, narrated math stories and other elementary school math resources

TumbleBook Library

A collection of talking, animated picture books and ebooks for kids


Ebooks, graphic novels, and more for teens and tweens

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live homework help, writing lab, test prep, and other student resources


Research resources and tools for students and teachers