LIBRARY INFO. A smartphone application and mobile website allow patrons of the Vernon Area Public Library to find books, DVDs, and other items using their Web-enabled mobile phone. The mobile website and its companion app provide quick access to search the catalog, place items on hold, renew checked-out items, or find upcoming events, register for library classes, or even contact a librarian. The mobile website is located at http://m.vapld.info and works on any Web-enabled phone. iPhone and Android users can download the app by searching for “LibraryAnywhere” in the iTunes App store or Google Play.
DIGITAL LIBRARY CARD. Carry your library card on your phone instead of in your wallet when you install CardStar. Available for iPhone and Android devices, CardStar allows you to store your library card barcode (and other loyalty and membership cards, too) right on your phone. Download the free app from App Store or Google Play right on your phone. Find step-by-step installation instructions here: http://vapld.info/component/content/article/17-blog/523-never-forget-your-library-card.
E-BOOKS. Read and listen to e-books & audiobooks on the go or at home with OverDrive Media Console. The app is available for every major desktop and mobile platform, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets, Kindle, NOOK, Windows 8 PC and tablet, Blackberry and Windows Phone. Visit http://omc.overdrive.com/ to get started.
EASY-TO-USE e-BOOKS PLATFORM. The 3M Cloud Library offers an easy, no-hassle approach to e-book access. Simply download the 3M Cloud Library app at http://ebook.3M.com or the iTunes Store, Google Play, or the NOOK Apps Storefront. Note: at this time, the 3M Cloud Library is not available on Kindle e-ink e-readers.
AUDIOBOOKS. OneClickdigital provides easy access to downloadable audiobooks with no wait. Install the app on your iPod, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, or Kindle Fire. Get started here: http://guides.vapld.info/content.php?pid=66684&sid=3458150
DIGITAL MAGAZINES. Access more than 90 enhanced content digital magazine subscriptions with Zinio. Read in your browser, or download the Zinio app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, or Blackberry Playbook
All listed apps are completely free and easy to use. A library card is required for some services.