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 card holders only. Don’t have a Poughkeepsie Library Card? Find out how you can get one here.

e-Library Card Sign Up
Digital Magazines
eBooks & Audiobooks
Music
Streaming Video
eBooks & Audiobooks
daybydayny

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

eReference Books

eReference Books – Covering biography, business, history, medicine, nations of the world, science, and more! Great for research and curiosity!

hoopla digital

hoopla digital – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders to check out eight items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audio books, 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.

Novelist K-8

Novelist K-8 – Use this site to find the next great book to read for children from birth to teen. Available to all. Funded by the Library District. 

overdrive

OverDrive – Delivers the best-selling e-books and audiobooks for checkout, download, and transfer to supported devices. Available to all Mid-Hudson Library patrons. App is Libby.

RB Digital Audiobooks

RBdigital – Access this collection of classic audiobooks available to stream from your internet connected device. Available to all Mid-Hudson Library patrons. View this first-time user guide here.

TumbleBooks – Access animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Stream from your laptop, desktop or other internet connected device. Available to all Mid-Hudson Library patrons.

Magazines
RB Digital Audiobooks

RBdigital – Poughkeepsie Public Library card holders can access the world’s largest newsstand, featuring full-color digital magazines available anytime, anywhere! Collection features both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. Stream from your laptop, desktop, or mobile device. View this first-time user guide here.

Streaming Video
Acorn TV

Acorn TV – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders access to world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond for library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Stream from your laptop, desktop or other supported device. View this first-time user guide here.

Creativebug

Creativebug – Poughkeepsie Public LIbrary card holders 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. Stream from your internet connected device. No app available.

Great Courses

Great Courses – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders access to in depth courses taught by the world’s most renowned experts. Over 500 expertly-produced courses covering history, science, economics, professional development, languages, health, travel, photography and more! Stream from any internet connected device. View this first-time user guide here.

hoopla digital

hoopla digital – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders to check out eight items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audio books, 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.

IndieFlix

IndieFlix – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders access to watch thousands of titles. Anywhere, anytime. Stream award winning comedies, documentaries, drama, animation, shorts, classic TV and more. Stream from your internet connected device. View this first-time user guide here.

Kanopy

Kanopy – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders access to over 30,000 films entirely free! Stream from your internet connected device.

Method Test Prep

Method Test Prep – Allows Poughkeepsie Public Library District card holders access to ACT and SAT prep programs help students raise their ACT scores an average of three points and their SAT scores an average of 150 points. Diagnostic evaluations, lessons, quizzes, and full-length exams help students strategically navigate the SAT and ACT by focusing on both content and test-taking techniques. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills. Stream from your internet connected device. View this first-time user guide here.

Pongalo

Pongalo – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders access to Spanish-language telenovelas and translated movies on-demand. Stream to internet connected devices. View this first-time user guide here.

Qello

Qello – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders to stream the greatest concert video moments in Classic Rock, Pop, Alternative, Blues, Metal, Country and more! Stream from your laptop, desktop or other supported device. View this first-time user guide here.

ScienceFlix

ScienceFlix – Poughkeepsie Public Library card holders 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.

Universal Class

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.

Music
hoopla digital

hoopla digital – Allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders to check out eight items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audio books, 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.

Freegal

Freegal –  This music service allows Poughkeepsie Library District card holders 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.

You can now register for Poughkeepsie Public Library District eLibrary Card online!

Please note if you already have a Poughkeepsie Public Library Card, you do not need to apply for an eLibrary Card – you are all set – use the card you have!

eLibrary Card Registration
Fill out and submit the form below and within one business day you will receive an email with your library card number and temporary PIN.
You will be able to use your new Library Card barcode and PIN without coming to the Library. If you want to borrow items from our physical collection, you will need an actual card. Please select the location you will most likely pick your card up from. Proof of ID and mailing address (ex. utility bill) are required to complete your Library Card pick up.

This Library Card will give you access to all of our eLibrary offerings. To borrow physical materials, like books, audiobooks, DVDs, or any of the other 3 million items available through the Mid-Hudson Library System, you must visit either Adriance Memorial Library or the Boardman Road Branch Library and present valid photo identification along with an envelope (recently postmarked) with your current address, such as a utility bill.