Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Go Mobile - Georgian Bay Public Library

Want to use our Library Services wherever you are?
Smartphone and Tablet users now have access to a variety of FREE mobile library apps!
Look to your devices App Store or Marketplace to download these free apps. 

 BookMyne: Access Your Library Account


This app gives you access to your Library account online through your mobile device. You can view your checkouts, holds and overdues. You can create and manage personal book lists and view suggested reads. And of course, search the catalogue and place holds.

This app is currently available for iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone and Android based devices. 


  OverDrive Media Console

Download eBooks, audiobooks & more. To get books on your smartphone or tablet download the OverDrive Media Console app from the App Store or Marketplace. To download material to your computer click here [1] to access the OverDrive website.



Mango Languages Library Edition


Learn languages everywhere you go with Mango’s free app for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android. Mango Mobile Library Edition gives you access to all the Mango language courses offered through the Library from the palm of your hand.

You will need to create a Mango Language account from the Mango Language database on the Library website. Click here to access Mango Language database. [2]



Gale AccessMyLibrary


This app is currently available for iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone and Android based devices. Use this app to search our Gale collection of research databases. The geo-location feature will help you locate your library.





Access the Literary Reference Centre and EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks from your mobile device.

This app requires email authorization from the Library’s website before you can search.

To authorize:

1.)    Click here [3]  to link to EBSCOhost

2.)    Login using your library card (if you are accessing the database from the Public Access Computers in the Library you will not need to login)

3.)    Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on iPhone and Android Applications to authorize.





Discover and share books you love on Goodreads! Keep track of what you want to read, review the books you’ve read, and organize your reading history by adding books to your shelves. Find new and interesting books by looking at what your friends are reading.

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