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Apps & Digital Tools

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

 

Libby

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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OverDrive

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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Kindle

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.

For Andriod For IOS

 

Libby

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

Download Libby Libby Help

 

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.

For Andriod For iOS

 

Brainfuse HelpNow

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

For Andriod For iOS

 

Lynda logoLinkedIn Learning

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

For Andriod For iOS

 

referenceusalogo.pngReference Solutions

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

For Android For iOS

 

 

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Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times

Reading Challenges

Participate in all our reading challenges with the Beanstack app

TechBoomers

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

Mango Languages

Easy access to language learning . More than 72 languages offered.

LinkedIn Learning

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

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

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

TumbleBook Library

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

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

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

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Brainfuse HelpNow

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

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

STEAM

Science, technology, engineering, and art resources

Reopening Plan

See our plan for a safe, responsible reopening of our physical locations

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Family Engagement and Literacy

Cultural and educational resources for kids of all ages

Get a Card

Sign up for an instant digital card to get access to all our online resources.

Community Resources

Resources and support during the coronavirus outbreak

Back to Work Nevada

Links to resume help, unemployment insurance, and business loan providers

Apps and Tools

Many of our most popular resources have apps for easy use on mobile devices.

TumbleBiblioteca

Disfrute de más de 50 libros, libros de dibujos, y libros con audio para niños de todas las edades.

Referencia Latina

Texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia.

OverDrive

Colección de libros electrónicos y audiolibros descargables en inglés o español y revistas.

The New York Times

Acceso gratuito en línea al New York Times, tanto de forma remota como en la biblioteca.

HelpNow

Tutoría en vivo en español o inglés está disponible con Brainfuse HelpNow