Downloadables & Apps

Take the library on the go!

At the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, we want to make sure you have the resources and materials you’re looking for even when you aren’t in our building. You don’t have to stop by the library to check out great books, music, or video. We’re excited to offer library patrons and cardholders access to some great downloadable media sites where you can access eBooks, magazines, music, and more. Everyone in your family will be able to find something they’re looking for!

Downloadables

Hoopla

A digital media service offered by the library that allows you to borrow movies, music,
audiobooks, ebooks, comics, graphic novels, 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. Patrons may check out 10 items per month with hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from and more being added daily. Apps available on:
iTunes
Google Play
Amazon
Chromecast, and Apple TV apps are also available.

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Freading

A collection of over 50,000 downloadable ebooks that are always available! Freading allows
users to transfer e-books to a variety of portable devices by using a personal computer or by downloading an app to a tablet such as an iPad or a Kindle Fire.
iTunes
Google play
Amazon

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Freegal Music

A free and legal way to access a collection of almost 8 million songs! The Freegal offering
includes many of today’s top artists, a fantastic retrospective collection, and music from around the world. Once you download the songs (up to 5 per week), they’re yours to keep. Music may also be streamed for up to 3 hours per day. Apps are currently available in the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and on Amazon.
Google Play
iTunes
Amazon

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Libby

Meet Libby, a new app built with love for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your library. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Libby is a product from OverDrive.

iTunes
Google play
Microsoft

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OverDrive

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos available with your Library card.
Enjoy them immediately—or transfer to your eReader or mobile device with the OverDrive
app. To get started, sign in at eIndiana Digital Consortium login
page using your library card number. *For a list of compatible
devices, visit OverDrive’s Device Resource Center.

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OverDrive for Kids and Teens

The eIndiana Digital Consortium’s collection specifically for the younger
audience! Download the OverDrive app., or sign in at eIndiana
Digital Consortium login page using your library card number.
*For a list of compatible devices, visit OverDrive’s Device Resource Center.

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Plainfield Library App

The PPL Mobile app keeps the library at your fingertips. You’re able to search the catalog, place holds, check your library account, look at and register for library events, and quickly find or contact the library. The app keeps our free, digital resources together for easy access: check out eBooks through OverDrive, read digital magazines from Zinio, find products reviews with Consumer Reports, stream videos and music through Hoopla or Freegal, learn a new language with Mango Languages, and more! And don’t forget to connect with us on our social networks. PPL Mobile really is a library in your pocket.

iTunes
Google Play

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Tumblebooks

A collection of animated, talking picture books, suited for elementary school children.
TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books, adding sound, animation, music, and narration to
create stories that come to life for children through engaging animation. The web site is easy for children to navigate and allows children to hear stories that are read out loud fluently. There are even options to hear the stories in French or Spanish. Each story comes with puzzles and games geared to ensure reading comprehension. Apps available:

iTunes
Google Play

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Zinio

Full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps.
The collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no
checkout periods, and no limits. the Zinio for Libraries apps are available for Android​ and iOS​.

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Need help accessing the downloadables?

The library staff is more than happy to help you access the information and materials you’re looking for!