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A mobile app is an application program that runs on smartphones,
 tablets and other mobile devices. Mobile apps are used for information 
retrieval, location services, banking, email, games, and more.
 Depending on the device, apps can be downloaded from the Apple App Store (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) or Google Play (Android devices).

A list of mobile apps for reading and accessing library resources is presented below. For more info on apps for reading ebooks, visit our Downloadables page. Visit the Government and Other Useful Apps page to find more handy apps for your mobile device.

Library Related Apps


BookMyne, the Library's app, lets you search the Library’s catalog, manage your account, and find suggested reading instantly with your mobile device. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


OverDrive allows you to download e-books and e-audiobooks from the Library directly to your device. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


EBSCOhost provides access to thousands of journal articles, from National Geographic to People to scholarly publications. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


CardStar allows you to store your library card barcode, along with other rewards and membership cards, in your smartphone. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


Mango offers step-by-step web tutorials for 45 languages, as well as 15 ESL courses. Lessons cover vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture in real-world situations. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


ReferenceUSA provides access to U.S and Canadian businesses, and White Pages, New Businesses, Healthcare, Consumers, and New Homeowners online databases. Use it to find and research businesses by company name, location, or business type; conduct market research; find friends and relatives; look for detailed information on physicians, dentists, and more. Access RefUSA with your MGPL card hereAvailable for iPad.


AccessMyLibrary uses GPS to find libraries within a 10-mile radius of your location, then gives you free, unlimited access to their Gale online resources, such as American Decades, Business Plans Handbook, and others  — without the need to log in. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.



Reading Apps



YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians, educators, and anyone who loves young adult literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone. Use it to search for books by author, title, award and genre and share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook. More info and a videoAvailable for Android and Apple.

Google Play Books provides access to classic ebooks for free. Many others books are available for purchase.
More info here. Available for Android and Apple.

Kindle allows you to read Kindle books on Android and Apple devices. Kindle books are available for free, for purchase, and from the library. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


Nook provides access to a great number of free books from Barnes & Noble. Many other books are available for purchase. More info hereAvailable for Android and Apple.


iBooks app for Apple devices lets you read ebooks from the iBooks store. Many other books are available for purchase. Available for Apple.


Goodreads app lets you keep track of the books you've read and the ones you're planning to read. You can also use it to discuss and share recommendations with friends. Available for Android and Apple.


Kobo reading app provides access to free and for-purchase books. Available for Android and Apple.


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