The Digital Branch

Family using tabletsLibrary’s closed? Physically, yes, but digitally, never! Here are just a few of the many things you can do online.

Read an eBook: Not sure what to check out? Look through staff picks lists, or take a BuzzFeed quiz!

Listen to your favorite jams: Download digital music free and keep it forever with Freegal, or stream and download entire music albums for seven days using Hoopla.

Watch movies and TV shows: Popular streaming and downloadable movies and TV shows are always available with Hoopla, and classics, contemporary art, indie films, documentaries, and educational videos through Kanopy.

Listen to an audiobook: Looking for that perfect book for a long holiday drive? You're covered!

Read a magazine or newspaper: Read full, digital copies of your favorite magazines, or explore some of the latest news in The New York Times online.

Listen to the Library's podcast: “Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians” offers recommendations, interviews, and humor in sync!

Learn a new skill: Learn technology, creative, and business skills with Lynda.com, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms. Lynda offers self-paced learning through thousands of online courses and videos.

Start learning a new language: Get started on one of over 60 foreign languages with Mango Languages. Mango provides fun, engaging, and interactive lessons—including learning through foreign films. ESL lessons are available too.

Play a game: Try a game recommendation for kids of all ages.

Enjoy a preschool song or rhyme: Watch a Librarian perform preschool songs and rhymes in English or Spanish.

Plan your next Library event: The Library offers hundreds of events each year. Take a look at the latest seasonal program guide.

Watch Community Access Television Services: Your Library has its own television station which telecasts five cable channels in Monroe County. CATS broadcasts local government meetings and community events, as well as arts & entertainment and locally-produced shows.

Many of these resources require a library card. Don’t have one? Sign up now!