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Enjoy Your Library from the Comfort of Your Home

Enjoy Your Library from the Comfort of Your Home

Overdrive and Libby

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eBooks and Audiobooks

  • You will need your library card number (or username) and password (pin).
  • Can't remember the password to your library card? Click here to reset it.
  • For devices running iOSAndroid, Windows 10, and some Chromebooks, download the Libby app.
  • On an older Windows computer or Mac, or to transfer titles to your mobile device or Kindle eReader, sign in to the OverDrive Website.

Note: OverDrive is the service we use to provide eBooks and audiobooks. Libby is the name of OverDrive's newest app. 

 

eBooks, Comics, Audiobooks, Music Albums, Movies & TV Shows

Visit hoopla or download the hoopla app for iOS, and Android. Choose your library and create an account! For more information see the How to hoopla guide, or visit the hoopla Help page!

  • Available to Newton Residents with a Minuteman Library Network card.
  • Get up to 15 items per month. 
  • No waiting for a title to be available.
  • Automatic return at end of loan period.
  • When you have two or fewer days left for your loan—21 days for eBooks, audiobooks, and comics, 72 hours for movies and television, and 7 days for music—a button will appear on the title screen asking if you would like to renew the title.
  • Most content can be downloaded as well as streamed (Android & Apple apps only).
  • Hoopla is available on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Android TV
  • Your library card account and password are separate from your Hoopla account.

Need even more items right now? Look for hoopla's Bonus Borrows!

This is a growing collection of items in all formats that won't count against your monthly limit.

eBooks for Kids

 

Tumblebook Library is a collection of animated, talking picture books for kids!  

  • Available as an app for iOS and Android
  • Library card is needed to access the app

MOVIES

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Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films,
The Great Courses, movies for kids, and more

Visit Kanopy or download the Kanopy app for iOS or Android. Use your library card and email to create an account! 

  • Available to Newton Residents with a Minuteman Library Network card.
  • Watch up to 10 movies per month. 
  • No waiting for a title to be available.
  • Each movie will use 1 play credit, with the exception of Great Courses and Kanopy Kids titles.
  • Once you press play on a video and a play credit has been used, you will have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit.
  • Kanopy is available on iPad/iPhone, Android, Roku, FireTV, FireTablet, AppleTV, Chromecast, Android TV, and Samsung Smart TVs.
  • Your library card account and password are separate from your Kanopy account.

 

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Naxos Music

A music service featuring classical, world, jazz and blues music from the entire Naxos label catalog as well as other specialty record labels.

Visit Naxos or download the Naxos app for iOS, and Android

  • Available to Newton Residents with a Minuteman Library Network card.
  • Unlimited streaming. 
  • To use the mobile app, you first need to make an account using the link provided above. 

Freading

eBooks

Thousands of eBooks. No Waiting

Visit Freading or download the Freading app for iOS, and Android

  • Available to Newton Residents with a Minuteman Library Network card.
  • A weekly limit of 9 items. 
  • You will need your library card number (or username) and password (pin).
  • Can't remember the password to your library card? Click here to reset it.
  • Click here for more help with Freading

 

RomanceBookCloud

Audiobooks and eBooks

Streaming Audiobooks and eBooks! 

Visit AudioBookCloud or RomanceBookCloud on a computer or mobile device

  • No login or app needed. Just an internet connection! 
     

Mango Languages can help you learn over 70 languages!

Try it out as a Guest User, or create an account to track your progress. Mobile app available, too!