The Princeton Public Library has an amazing eLibrary that’s open for business 24/7, 365 days of the year. Since it’s the season for vacations, staycations, and local lounging, you might be on the hunt for something to read, listen to or watch during down time. Audiobooks, eBooks, films, language lessons, magazines and music are just a few clicks away for your entertainment, and there’s no extra charge for cardholders. It’s so convenient to search for material from the comfort of your home or hotel room, and they offer a nice variety of content.
Locate the eLibrary on the library’s site by hovering your mouse over “Explore” and look under “Research” or just click here. It’s perfect for at home or on the go, since you can enjoy the content on a Mac, PC, and a mobile device for most material. You should definitely take advantage of this phenomenal resource!
- eLibraryNJ – Android, Blackberry, or iOS devices using a free app. Check out a maximum of 5 books at a time for up to 21 days.
- OneClickDigital – Android, Blackberry, or iOS devices. Check out a maximum of 3 books at time for up to 7 days
- Axis360 – eBook readers, tablets, and smartphones using the free Blio app. Check out a maximum of 5 books at a time for up to 14 days.
- EBSCO eBooks – Starter collection of reference and text books.
- eLibraryNJ – Sync it to your iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle, Nook, Sony eBook readers.
- TumbleBookLibrary – TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books), Tumble Puzzles, and Tumble Games for 90 days.
- Films On Demand – Stream from more than 6,500 educational titles.
- Mango – Conversational language skills, including Brazilian Portuguese, English for non-English speakers, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, and more.
- Muzzy Language Learning – BBC program for children. English for non-English speakers, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
- Zinio – A choice of over 70 current titles to read via the free Zinio app.
- Alexander Street Press Music Online – Stream any of the 17,000 tracks from America’s past on your Mac or PC.
- Freegal – Download free music from SONY label. A weekly limit of three songs.