A mobile app is a program that runs on smartphones,
tablets, and other mobile devices. Depending on the device, you can downloaded apps from the App Store (iPhone, iPod, iPad) or Google Play Store (Android devices).
See Downloadables for apps related to accessing library ebooks and audiobooks. See Online Resources for databases and useful sites you can access with your library card.
EBSCOhost provides access to thousands of journal articles, from National Geographic to People to scholarly publications. More info here. Available for Android and Apple.
Key Ring allows you to store your library card barcode, along with other rewards and membership cards, in your smartphone. More info here. Available for Android and Apple.
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 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 here. Available 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 here. Available for Android and Apple.
The apps featured here were developed by government agencies. They provide easy access to official information and services from your mobile device. Find more government apps on USA.gov's Mobile Apps Directory and the U.S. National Library of Medicine's gallery of mobile apps.