Take the Library everywhere you go with these apps:
"Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and it's all FREE thanks to your public library!"
WFPL cardholders get 6 Hoopla borrows each month. Borrows do not roll over to the next month. Email address required for sign up.
"Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide."
WFPL is part of a Libby Consortium called North Texas Libraries on the Go. When searching for your library, please enter "North Texas Libraries on the Go."
Kindle Fire users, go here for installation instructions.
Beanstack is a web and mobile app that lets you and your family track your reading while participating in challenges set by your library. Participate in Beanstack reading challenges to earn badges and prizes. You can also review books you've read for other library patrons to see. If you're using the beanstack app, you can even scan the barcodes of books you've read to add them to your log!
Downloadable e-books via web browser:
Access to Gale eBooks enables you to comb through Gale's entire eBook collection in a single search. You can translate content into over 30 different languages and easily download files to Drive and Docs with G Suite for Education integration.
Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks.
Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and his memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today.