There’s nothing like the feel of a book in your hand, or a visit to the Library. But we know that sometimes you just want to use your computer…or your phone.
Looking for books to download and read on your Kindle, iPad, phone, computer, and more?
OverDrive – A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
Freading – A downloadable eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
TumbleBooks – An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games and teacher resources.
OneClickDigital – A collection of approximately 4,000 audiobooks for unlimited and instant download to your MP3 player or iPod.
Total Boox – Total BooX lets WLS patrons read, share and discover books with no restrictions, no waiting lists and no tokens. *Please note that Total Boox is currently in beta*
Project Gutenberg – A collection of free eBooks.
Google Books – Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
Flipster – Access digital editions of popular magazines: Car & Driver, Dwell, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, Food Network Magazine, InStyle, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, People, People en Español, Prevention, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, and Time.
Comics Plus – Thousands of digital graphic novels and comics are just a click away!
Plus cardholders have access to Novelist:
Novelist Search for fiction and non-fiction based on your favorite authors, titles, subjects or genres, as well as reviews, series lists, and book discussion guides.
Novelist K-8 Search for fiction and non-fiction titles for kids in grades kindergarten through eighth based on favorite authors, titles, subjects or genres. Browse book talks, grab and go book lists, and curricular connections for educators.
Perhaps you would like to listen to some music… while you read.
Freegal – A downloadable music service that the Westchester Library System subscribes to.
Free Music Archive – The Free Music Archive provides free, high-quality, music in a wide range of genres. The content on Free Music Archive is used under various creative commons licenses. The New York State Music Fund provided initial funding for FMA. FMA seeks to maintain a high-quality resource through the use of selected curators who approve or deny all submissions to the collection.
Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. It’s like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
Kanopy Streaming Video -Kanopy offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of film ranging from documentaries, indie and foreign films to must-see classics and blockbuster movies.