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Mobile Apps for Library Services

Many of the library's services are available as mobile apps courtesy of our vendors.

Library Account Access and Searching

BookMyne app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

BookMyne app for Android

BookMyne (developed by the library vendor SirsiDynix) lets you access your Toronto Public Library account on the go. Check due dates, holds, and fines owing, renew your items, and search the catalogue and place holds.

What you'll need: A valid Toronto Public Library card number and PIN are required to access your account or place holds.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

OverDrive Media Console for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad/Android/Blackberry/Windows Mobile

Use the OverDrive app to download eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to your tablet or phone.

What you'll need: The app will ask you for an Adobe ID. You can create one by following the link within the app or going directly to Adobe's website. You'll also need a valid library card to check out eBooks.

eMagazines

Zinio Reader app for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch/Android/Windows Mobile

Zinio Reader app for Blackberry Playbook

Download full current issues of popular magazines to read on your mobile device.

What you'll need: Choose a magazine and create an account on the Toronto Public Library Zinio site (library card required), then use the same email address to create an account on zinio.com.

See Getting Started with Zinio eMagazines for more help.

eAudiobooks

OneClickDigital app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

OneClickDigital app for Android

Download and listen to audiobooks on your device.

What you'll need: Create an account on the OneClickDigital website before getting started with the app.

Language Learning

Mango Languages app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

Mango Languages app for Android

Get free access to more than 34 foreign language courses and 14 English as a second language courses with the Mango Languages app.

What you'll need: Sign in with your library card and create a profile on the Mango Language Learning website. You'll be asked for your profile login when you start using the app.

Music

Naxos app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

Naxos app for Android

Listen to streaming classical music and jazz through the Naxos Music Library app.

What you'll need: Sign in with your library card and create a playlist login on the Naxos Music Library website. You'll be asked for this login when you start using the app.

Naxos provides a tutorial for their iPhone app.

Article Search

Gale Access My Library app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

Gale Access My Library app for Android

Search dozens of general and specialty databases within the app. Handy for students.

What you'll need: No login required - this app uses GPS location to give you access when you're within 10 km of any Toronto Public Library branch.

Movies, Music and Television

Hoopla app for iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad

Hoopla app for Android

Stream music, movies and television episodes through the Hoopla app, or download for offline viewing.

What you'll need: Create an account on the Hoopla website before getting started with the app.