e-Library2024-01-31T11:55:24-05:00

Our e-Library offers many ways to enjoy titles and artists right from your device! Please note that many of the services provided are for Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents only. Don’t have a Poughkeepsie Library Card? Find out how you can get one here.

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Magazines & Comics

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e-Books & Audiobooks

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Music

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Streaming Video

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Learn Something New

daybydayny

DaybyDayNY – Provides new fun reading activities daily! Stream from your internet connected device. Available to everyone!

hoopla digital

HooplaPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can borrow up to 12 items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audiobooks, and comics. Stream from your internet-connected device, or Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV. You may download titles using the Hoopla app for offline enjoyment later.

overdrive

Libby, by Overdrive – While this service is available to all Mid-Hudson Library System patrons, Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access additional premium services and titles – visible only after you log in.

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, or take online classes on your internet-connected device using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users, and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/. If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.

hoopla digital

HooplaPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can borrow up to 12 items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audiobooks, comics, and comics. Stream from your internet-connected device, or Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV. You may download titles using the Hoopla app for offline enjoyment later.

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Libby, by Overdrive –  Borrow from over 3,000 magazines to read on your phone or tablet, with no waiting using the Libby app by OverDrive.

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Access Video On Demand – Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents get instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos covering a wide range of subjects, such as business, career planning, health, history, travel, and more. Access Video videos can be viewed on PCs, Macs, iPads, and other internet-enabled mobile devices.

hoopla digital

HooplaPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can borrow up to 12 items every month, including movies, television, music, e-books, audiobooks, and comics. Collections include Acorn TV, Masterpiece Theatre, Broadway musicals, kid-friendly content, and more! Stream from your internet-connected device or Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV. You may download titles using the Hoopla app for offline enjoyment later.

IndieFlix

IndieFlixPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access this premium service. Stream thousands of titles – anywhere, anytime from your internet-connected device. Stream award-winning comedies, documentaries, drama, animation, shorts, classic TV and more.

Kanopy

KanopyPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access this premium service and stream thousands of titles – anywhere, anytime from your internet-connected device. Stream award-winning comedies, documentaries, drama, animation, shorts, classic TV and more.

PPLD YouTube

Poughkeepsie Public Library District YouTube Channel – Collection of videos made by Library Staff highlighting our collections and services. Includes do-at-home crafts, local history, early literacy activities, and more! Available to everyone!

Qello

QelloPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access this premium service. Stream the greatest concert video moments in Classic Rock, Pop, Alternative, Blues, Metal, Country and more!

Freegal

Freegal –  This music service allows Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents access to about 13 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. You will need your library card number and PIN. Stream from your internet device.

hoopla digital

Hoopla – Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents can borrow up to 12 items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audiobooks, and comics. Stream from your internet-connected device, or Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV. You may download titles using the Hoopla app for offline enjoyment later.

Qello

QelloPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access this premium service. Stream the greatest concert video moments in Classic Rock, Pop, Alternative, Blues, Metal, Country and more!

Access Video On Demand logo

Access Video On Demand – Poughkeepsie Public Library District residents get instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos covering a wide range of subjects, such as business, career planning, health, history, travel, and more. Access Video videos can be viewed on PCs, Macs, iPads, and other internet-enabled mobile devices.

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Ancestry.com – Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Available to anyone when inside the Library District locations. No remote access.

Ancestry Education Resources – access to Nearly 500M National Archives Records and online tutorials and video courses.

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Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Resources – List of direct links to free study guides, practice tests, and books.

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CourseraNew Yorkers can Access Nearly 4,000 Online Free Courses and Certificate Programs on Coursera. Courses Focus on High-Growth and In-Demand Industries like Advanced Manufacturing, Tech, and Healthcare. You must sign up for an account which will be emailed to you.

Creativebug

CreativebugPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access online instructional videos that teach you how to paint, knit, sew, crochet, screen print and other creative skills, and is perfect for the beginner as well as advanced crafters! To access, you must create an account using your email, password, and Library Card number. After you have created an account, you may receive periodic updates about new classes from CreativeBug. To opt-out of those emails, click here. Stream from your internet-connected device. No app available.

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DigitalLearn.org – If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, Digital Learn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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GCFLearnFree.org – offers more than 1,000 lessons from Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more. No registration required.

Great Courses

The Great CoursesPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access this premium service. Great Courses provides engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and more.

PPLD YouTube

Poughkeepsie Public Library District YouTube Channel – Collection of videos made by Library Staff highlighting our collections and services. Includes do-at-home crafts, local history, early literacy activities, and more! Available to everyone!

Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic TeachablesPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

ScienceFlix

ScienceFlixPoughkeepsie Public Library District residents can access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build a lasting interest in science, technology, and engineering. Curriculum-driven leveled content is integrated with interactive features and intuitive navigation in this highly engaging mobile-ready science resource. Stream from your internet connected device.

Transparent Language

Transparent Language – provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.  With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. Available to all MHLS cardholders, use the “Sign Up” tab to get started.

Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. You can take multiple classes and learn at your own pace. Available to all Mid-Hudson Library System patrons. Find it in the Libby app in the “Extras” section.

Online Resources

Check out our additional premium online resources that include subjects like Government & Current Affairs, Business & Personal Finance, Health & Wellness, Careers & Job Search, Language Learning/ESL, DMV Practice Tests, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Education, Nonprofit Resources, Español/Spanish, Reference Books Online, Genealogy, and Technology.

 

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