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Library Apps

Westchester Library System
Click here for Apple app.  Click here for Android app.
Cost: FREE 

  • Create a digital version of your library card so that it can be scanned from your smart phone
  • Search the catalog and digital collections.
  • Access your library account to renew items, manage holds, and more.
  • Find out about programs and services offered by the library.

freegal app Freegal Music (Download Free MP3s) Click here for iDevices / Click here for Androids Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android phones & tablets Cost: FREE Features:

  • Yonkers Library card users have a 5 mp3 download limit per week.  This is a completely free and legal way to access a collection of almost 3 million songs.
  • The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM.
  • This service will work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes.  It works on both PCs and Macs.

Hoopla (Download & stream content) Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app.

  • Stream and download Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.
  • Type Westchester Library System as your library.  
  • Checkout 5 items per month. 

lynda (Technology Video Tutorials)
Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android phones & tablets
Cost: FREE


  • Expert-taught courses in photography, graphic design, business training, web and more.
  • Download full courses or view courses offline
  • Stream course videos directly to your TV
  • Continue watching courses where you left off.

bookfinder YALSA’s Teen Book Finder (Teen Book Suggestions) Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Cost: FREE


  • Search for books by author, title, genre, awards, and booklists
  • Find It! Button that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
  • Create your own booklists
  • Share book titles on Twitter and Facebook.

RefUSA_button ReferenceUSA (Business and Residential Information) Supported devices: iPad Cost: FREE


  • Research executives and companies
  • Track down addresses and phone numbers
  • Search for jobs

aml Access My Library (Free books & magazines) Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android phones & tablets Cost: FREE


  • Uses GPS to find libraries within a 10-mile radius of your location, then gives you free, unlimited access to their reputable, authoritative Gale online resources.
  • Information from thousands of current magazines, journals, encyclopedias and more, it’s free and available 24/7.
  • No log-in required.

overdrive_app Overdrive Media Console (eBook & Audiobook downloads) Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Blackberry, Android phones and tablets, Windows Phone 7 Cost: FREE

  • Search, checkout and place holds on ebooks and audio books in the Overdrive Catalog.
  • Download content direct to the device (eliminates the need to connect device to PC).
  • Listen to and read downloaded titles.
  • Early return now available on certain devices.

Tumblebooks (animated talking picture books)
 Click here for iDevices.  Click here for Androids. Supported devices: iPhone/iPad, Android phones & tablets Cost: FREE

  • Animated talking picture books
  • Online collection of reading comprehension quizzes
  • Educational games and teacher resources

mango_mobile_library_icon Mango Mobile (Learn a Language) Click here for iDevicesClick here for Androids Supported devices: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android phone & tablets Cost: FREE

  • Full access to all Mango courses offered by your library
  • Interactive phonetic spellings
  • Articulated-speed and fluent-speed pronunciations
  • Literal translations and understood meanings