Books & Downloads

Discover ebooks, audiobooks, video and more, streaming or downloadable from wherever you are. Looking for TV Shows? Try Hoopla. Kanopy is a great resource for independent films. For homework help, we recommend HelpNow by BrainFuse.

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HelpNow by BrainFuse

Calling students of any age! Online homework help is here with HelpNow by BrainFuse. Math, writing lab assistance, test prep, video lessons, and study tools. Live homework assistance with expert tutors is available every day from 2pm--11pm. Get the help you need when you need it! For students in kindergarten through adult learners.


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Libby by Overdrive

Read or listen to more than 19,000 downloadable books and audiobooks for adults, kids, and teens! Find picture books to bestsellers, mystery to history, romance to first chapter books, and much more at Libby by Overdrive.

Libby by Overdrive

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Adults, kids, and teens! Enjoy more than 700,000 books, films, tv shows, comics, and music for any age, all from your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! There's no waiting with hoopla. Stream immediately, or download to phones or tablets for later. Create an account to get started.


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The New York Times

Enjoy complimentary access to The New York Times online. The link below grants 24-hour access with no paywalls. Simply click the link below, redeem the code, and create an account. Then sit back and read your favorite sections. This subscription does not include access to Crosswords or Cooking.

The New York Times

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Get the full magazine experience for the whole family! Try easy-to-use Flipster with 45 titles like People, Muse, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, and Good Housekeeping. All just a click away. Want the app? Available for IOS, Android, and Kindle.


LSC Presents: Schlow's Author Spotlight

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Enjoy a range of virtual talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. From Geraldine Brooks and Tananarive Due to Rick Steves and John Stamos, Schlow Library partners with the Library Speakers Consortium to present authors who cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres.

Join live, online to ask questions in real-time or watch past presentations.

Author Spotlight

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Looking for something new to read? Planning a lesson that needs pizzazz? Try BookFlix! Find video storybooks paired with nonfiction eBooks on the same subject, delve into great parent/teacher resources, or explore high quality games and activities.


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Whether your child already loves nonfiction or is still warming up to it, TrueFlix is the place to be! Short videos introduce each topic, and interactive eBooks - each featuring a read-aloud option - fill in all the details. After reading, kids can explore related topics, web content, and fun activities.


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Create an account and catch up on those independent films and children's shows. Finally, watch that classic Cary Grant movie. Kanopy has 30,000 films and documentaries, with new movies added regularly.


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Ancestry Library Edition

Accessible while in the library, on Wi-Fi or on our public computers. Explore your family tree with Ancestry Library Edition. This collection contains more than 200 billion images in 7,000 unique databases. The world's most popular online genealogy resource.


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Search the Schlow Catalog

Search our vast catalog of books, movies, audiobooks, and more. Use the filters on the left to tailor the search results to your liking. Pick only items currently available at Schlow, a specific genre, format, and age, or titles in a certain language.

Schlow Catalog