Apps & More


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Apps

Bookmyne App

The Bookmyne App is the newest library app to download to your smartphone or tablet.  You’ll find these great features:

  • Look up items and easily place holds from anywhere
  • Review your library account and renew items
  • See a list of the New York Times Best Sellers and find out their availability
  • Use the Barcode Scanner feature to scan items in a store and see if they owned by your library
  • Create lists of items you want to check out with the My Lists feature
  • View and download any digital items checked out
  • Find basic library info such as location, phone, hours and website address

Download from your app store:    Apple-App-Icon     Google-Play-Icon

BrainHQ App

Improve your memory and more with Brain HQ, a brain-training system.   Brain HQ offers exercises that lead to better memory and faster processing as well as real-life benefits (such as safer driving and better hearing in noisy places).   Sign up for an account, and start challenging yourself today.   Apple-App-Icon

EBSCOhost App

Search for articles using the EBSCOhost app. First, download and install the app from Apple-App-Icon or Google-Play-IconThen visit EBSCOhost, and click on the “iPhone & Android Apps” link at the bottom of the page. Enter your email address. Then check your email and click on the verification link from EBSCOhost. Now you should be able to find articles using your mobile device.

eMediaLibrary App

Download the Overdrive App here to access eBooks and audiobooks from eMediaLibrary. Your library card number and PIN are needed to login. Enjoy discovering new titles and revisiting classics.

eRead Illinois App

Download the Axis 360 App here to access eBooks and audiobooks from eRead Illinois.  Your library card number and PIN are needed to login.  Find a wide range of fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages.

hoopla App

Stream movies, tv shows, music, and audiobooks and read eBooks with hoopla. Download the  app from Apple-App-Icon or Google-Play-Icon

Libby App

Get the Libby App to try out Overdrive’s new app.  Read eBooks and listen to audiobooks from eMediaLibrary in a new way!   Apple-App-Icon or Google-Play-Icon

ReferenceUSA App

Use the app to obtain ReferenceUSA’s business and residential data for reference and research. For iPad only.Apple-App-Icon

Transparent Language App

Learn a language with Transparent Language.  First, create an account if you don’t have one. Next, download the app: Apple-App-Icon or Google-Play-Icon. Then login to your account, and click on the “Go Mobile” button at the top of the page. Follow the instructions to activate the app.

Worldcat Apps

Worldcat is an online catalog that displays worldwide library holdings. Access their mobile catalog here, and check out a variety of free apps powered by Worldcat.