Although the library is closed for the 4th of July, many of our online resources are available 24/7! Here are some things that you have access to anytime with your library card (click the icons to get started!):
cloudLibrary offers hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks for use with mobile devices! Browse the collection from your browser or download the free app to get started. To download the app for your respective device, Click Here, Then, click Cloud Library followed by your device’s logo found under Available Apps. The link will take you to the free app download in your app store. You will need your library card number and PIN to sign in.
rbDigital from Recorded Books features ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines that can be downloaded to a variety of mobile devices. To download the app for your respective device, Click Here, Then, click rbDigital followed by your device’s logo found under Available Apps. The link will take you to the free app download in your app store.
You can now register for rbDigital right from your phone after you download the free app! Click here to find out how!
Use Hoopla to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hoopla is like having the library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. You will need your library card and a working email address to sign up. To download the app for your respective device, Click Here, Then, click Hoopla followed by your device’s logo found under Available Apps. The link will take you to the free app download in your app store.
Learning Express Library`
Learning Express provides free online practice tests and test preparation for a variety of subjects, including career prep, high school equivalency, college prep, computer skills, and more! To use this service you must register online for a password using your library card number. When Learning Express asks you for a User Name please enter your 14-digit library card number as your User Name.
Mango Languages Online
Looking to start learning a new language or brush up on one you already know? Mango Languages provides a self-paced learning program that teaches languages through relevant and topical dialogue using the four key components — vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture — for improving proficiency in another language. Languages include Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and others. Also includes a limited selection of ESL programs including English for Spanish speakers and English for Polish speakers. You will need a working email to create a profile.
New York Times Online
Get unlimited online access to one the world’s top newspapers through the library! Before you start reading, you’ll need to sign up for an account. If you’re at the library, you will have unlimited access once you sign up using your email. If you are off-site (at home or elsewhere), you will also need to register and redeem a code that is good for 72 hours. Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to get access!
These are just a few examples, so visit us at www.franklintwp.org to see what else we have to offer!
Thanks for reading, and enjoy the fireworks!