eBooks, eAudiobooks, Magazines & Streaming Services

Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

Highlights of Using Libby

Read across devices 

Download titles for offline access – Help with Downloads.

Borrow up to 5 Items at a time for 21 Days

Place up to 5 items on hold

Send your titles to Kindle 

Auto-returns on due-date no late fees 

Getting Started

Create an account with your library card on the Libby website or download the app from your app store. For help view the following: Getting started with Libby.

You can also view the following helpful tutorials on YouTube courtesy of Wanaque library:

Getting Started With Libby

Borrow Digital Magazines with Libby

Libby Deep Dive: Tips and Tricks

 

Stream movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows immediately.

Highlights of Using Hoopla

Read, watch, or listen across devices

Borrow up to 8 items per month for a max of 21 days (7 days for music and 3 days for movies and TV shows)  

Auto-returns on due-date no late fees 

Titles are always available

Getting Started

Create an account with an email and password on the Hoopla website or app (you will need your library card number).

After your account is set up, you will log-in with your email and password.  For help visit the following: Hoopla Digital Help.

 

Stream thousands of films, documentaries, educational videos, and a curated children’s collection for free. 

Highlights of Using Kanopy

Stream across devices including ios, Android, Apple TV, fireTV, Samsung, Roku, and Chromecast

Borrow up to 15 items per month with 3 days to watch

Play credits reset on the 1st of the month

Titles are always available.

Getting Started

Create an account with an email and password on the Kanopy website or app (you will need your library card number).

After your account is set up, you will log-in with your email and password.  For help visit the following: Kanopy Help.

Digital Newspapers

Access a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from across New Jersey and spanning the U.S. 

Highlights of Using Newsbank

Read across devices

Features the Verona-Cedar Grove Times (2008 – Present)

Save articles and create folders 

Available 24/7 with your library card

 

Getting Started

Log-in on the Newsbank portal with your library card number. 

For help view the Help Documentation or the Learning Center

Explore Essex County and Newark history through local news, events, and people from 1989 to the present. 

Highlights of Using The Star Ledger Collection

Read across devices

Save articles and create folders 

Available 24/7 with your library card

 

Getting Started

Log-in on the Newsbank portal with your library card number. 

For help view the Help Documentation or the Learning Center

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research, 1704 – today.

Highlights of Using HeritageHub

Read across devices

Save articles and create folders 

Available 24/7 with your library card

Getting Started

Log-in on the portal with your library card number. 

For help view How To videos or read these NewsBank Search Tips

Study Aids

Highlights of Using Peterson’s

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson’s, a world-leading educational provider.   All free with your library card!

 

Getting Started

Sign-up by creating a username and password on the Brainfuse website or app.  

For help view the FAQ section on the website. 

Libby

Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

English as a Second Language (ESL) & Citizenship

Thanks to ARPA grant funds, 123 ESL and Citizenship books and audiobooks have been added to the PALS Plus Libby collection.  They are available to all PALS Plus libraries and cardholders.

Libby is also available in 10 languages!  Learn more here.

Getting Started

Create an account with your library card on the Libby website or download the app from your app store. For help view the following: Getting started with Libby.

You can also view the following helpful tutorials on YouTube courtesy of Wanaque library:

Getting Started With Libby

Borrow Digital Magazines with Libby

Libby Deep Dive: Tips and Tricks

Digital Learning

Online training tutorials and courses for those new to computers. 

Highlights of Using DigitalLearn

Use across devices

24/7 Access

Self-paced tutorials

Great for beginners

 

Getting Started

Simply go to the DigitalLearn.org website and select a course. No need to sign-up.