eBooks & Audiobooks

OverDrive

Access tens of thousands of ebooks and Audiobooks.

  • Requires a library card issued by the Onondaga County Library System
  • Stream on computer or download to Android, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Kindle e-Reader devices
  • Loan period = 14 days (can be changed to 21 days in your OverDrive account settings)
  • Free apps available for mobile devices: Libby (recommended) for iOS or Android or OverDrive for iOS, Android or Kindle Fire

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hoopla

Access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and comics.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Stream on your computer, smart phone, tablet, streaming device or smart speaker. Items can also be downloaded for offline viewing when using the hoopla app.
  • Loan period = ebooks, audiobooks & comics – 21 days
  • Loan limit = 5 total items per month
  • Free hoopla app available in the Play Store for Android, the App Store for iOS, and on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV

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 Music

Freegal

Download songs or music videos, or stream albums, artists or playlists. Choose from millions of songs.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Stream or download music from your mobile device with the Freegal app or on your computer
  • Download limit = 5 songs per week (music videos count as 2 downloads)
  • Free Freegal app available in the Play Store for Android and the App Store for iOS

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hoopla

Access over 240,000 music albums.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Stream on your computer, smart phone, tablet, streaming device or smart speaker. Items can also be downloaded for offline viewing when using the hoopla app.
  • Loan period = music – 7 days
  • Loan limit = 5 total items per month
  • Free hoopla app available in the Play Store for Android, the App Store for iOS, and on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV.

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 Magazines

RBdigital

Access more than 50 digital magazine titles, including kids and teen titles and Spanish language magazines.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Stream on your computer or download to your mobile device using the free RBdigital app
  • Current and back titles available
  • Checkout unlimited magazines; yours to keep
  • Free RBdigital app available in the Play Store for Android and the App Store for iOS

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 TV & Movies

hoopla

Access 35,000+ movies and TV episodes.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Stream on your computer, smart phone, tablet, streaming device or smart speaker. Items can also be downloaded for offline viewing when using the hoopla app.
  • Loan period = TV & movies – 3 days
  • Loan limit = 5 total items per month
  • Free hoopla app available in the Play Store for Android, the App Store for iOS, and on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV.

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 Online Classes

lynda.com

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals through engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

  • Requires a library card issued by the Onondaga County Public Library System
  • Unlimited access
  • Self-paced courses are presented in video format along with searchable transcripts
  • Save and prioritize courses to watch
  • Earn certificates of completion for each course viewed and integrate them directly into your LinkedIn profile
  • Free lynda.com app available in the Play Store for Android, the App Store for iOS

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Using the lynda.com app with your library card

Rocket Languages

Interactive online language learning.

  • Requires a library card issued by Northern Onondaga Public Library
  • Choose from French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Arabic (Egyptian), Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and American Sign Language
  • Self-paced courses comprised of audio lessons, language and culture lessons, interactive exercises, reinforcement activities, and readings.
  • Download audio lessons for offline listening
  • Free Rocket Languages app available in the Play Store for Android, the App Store for iOS

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