eBooks, Movies, Music & More

ebooks, movies, music & more

eBooks and eAudiobooks
Movies
Music
Online Learning/Tutoring Services
Arts and Crafts
Magazines
Learning a language
Comic Books and Graphic Novels
eBooks for Kids
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Overdrive/Libby app

Access Overdrive/Libby here.

Click here for printable instructions for Libby.

The free Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, some Chromebooks, and in your browser at libbyapp.com.

To access our full catalog of ebooks and eaudiobooks, go to eLibraryNJ.

Click here for printable Kindle device instructions.

If you need more help with Libby, please visit Libby Help. Happy reading!

If you have any questions, please visit the Overdrive Libby help page here, or feel free to call, visit, or contact us via email. Have a question about using specific devices?

Hoopla

Access Hoopla here.

Hoopla digital allows access to Movies, TV, Music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.

Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.

  • To create an account you will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.
  • Search or browse for the item you want to borrow, then click or tap “Borrow.” The item will now be added to your “My Titles” list.
  • In a Web browser, click or tap “Play” to begin streaming your item. In an Android or Apple iOS app, tap “Play” to begin listening or watching immediately or the download icon to save the title on your device for playback later. (Note: You may need to install the Widevine plugin before streaming anything in your computer’s browser.)

Please note: 

  • You can check out up to ten items per calendar month.
  • Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days). Music albums are available for 7 days. eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.
  • Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the Hoopla app or on your computer through your browser.
  • Due to the popularity of this service, we have a daily lending limit for hoopla checkouts. You may receive a message that says our daily limit has been reached. If you receive this message, please try to check out your items the following day. 

Hoopla

Access Hoopla here.

Hoopla digital allows access to Movies, TV, Music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.

Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.

  • To create an account you will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.
  • Search or browse for the item you want to borrow, then click or tap “Borrow.” The item will now be added to your “My Titles” list.
  • In a Web browser, click or tap “Play” to begin streaming your item. In an Android or Apple iOS app, tap “Play” to begin listening or watching immediately or the download icon to save the title on your device for playback later. (Note: You may need to install the Widevine plugin before streaming anything in your computer’s browser.)

Please note: 

  • You can check out up to ten items per calendar month.
  • Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days). Music albums are available for 7 days. eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.
  • Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the Hoopla app or on your computer through your browser.
  • Due to the popularity of this service, we have a daily lending limit for hoopla checkouts. You may receive a message that says our daily limit has been reached. If you receive this message, please try to check out your items the following day. 

Kanopy

Access Kanopy here.

Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. We partner with public libraries to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phones, tablets and online.

Please note:

  • You are allowed 10 play credits per month, which means you can watch 10 videos on Kanopy per month.
  • To use a play credit, you must press play on a video and have the video play for at least 5 seconds.
  • Once a play credit is logged, you will have a full 3 days (72 hours) to watch the video as many times as you would like without using another play credit, even if a new month starts and your credits reset.
  • Your Viewing History (when accessing from a web or mobile browser) will show any video that is still available to view in your 3 day window.

The Kanopy help portal can be found here.

Freegal® Music

Access Freegal Music here.

Summit Library cardholders can download three MP3-formatted tracks each week and stream 3 tracks per day from Freegal Music. The Summit Library subscription pays for the access to the music.

The Freegal® Music service allows patrons to access a collection spanning over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia. Freegal® Music also offers a mobile app and website which utilizes modern application practices to ensure an easy-to-use and enjoyable experience. The free application is available for library cardholders and can be downloaded in the Apple® App Store and Google® Play store.

Freegal Music FAQs

Freegal App Instructions

Enjoy listening!

Hoopla

Access Hoopla here.

Hoopla digital is a user-friendly, digital media service that allows access to nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.

How do I get it?

  • Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.
  • Click “Log In” and then “Sign Up.” Select “Summit Free Public Library.” You will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account, usually the last four digits of your library barcode number), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.
  • Search or browse for the item you want to borrow, then click or tap “Borrow.” The item will now be added to your “My Titles” list.
  • In a Web browser, click or tap “Play” to begin streaming your item. In an Android or Apple iOS app, tap “Play” to begin listening or watching immediately or the download icon to save the title on your device for playback later. (Note: You may need to install the Widevine plugin before streaming anything in your computer’s browser.)

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the popularity of this service, we now have a daily lending limit for hoopla checkouts. You may receive a message that says our daily limit has been reached. If you receive this message, please try to check out your items the following day. 

FAQs

Who can borrow items from hoopla?

All Summit Library cardholders (residents, employed, students and paid cards) will have access to hoopla. Patrons with over $50 in fines will be unable to access hoopla. If you have any issue access hoopla please contact us via the Ask a Librarian page and a librarian will get back to you within 48 hours.

How many items can I check out at a time?

You can check out up to ten items per calendar month.

How long can I keep the items I borrow from Hoopla?

Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days).
Music albums are available for 7 days.
eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.

Can I read, listen to or view what I borrow on more than one device?

Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the Hoopla app or on your computer through your browser.

What is the difference between downloading and streaming titles?

All titles are available for streaming (requires continuous internet connection) on a computer or laptop. Using the Hoopla app on an iOS or Android device allows you to download the title for listening and viewing offline. Streaming content to your mobile device when not connected to a Wi-Fi network will impact your mobile device’s data allowance.

Learning Express

Access Learning Express here.

Learning Express Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.  Learning Express helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

Guía de Inicio Rápido de EBSCO LearningExpress

EBSCO LearningExpress Quick Start Guide

 

LinkedIn Learning

 

Access LinkedIn Learning here.

LinkedIn Learning is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. You do not need a LinkedIn account to access LinkedIn Learning. All you need is your Summit Library card and PIN.

What’s available?

  • More than 3000+ courses with 129,942 video tutorials. Most tutorials last several hours but are broken into multiple chapters.
  • Software like MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Web design: Web graphics, Interactive Design, Prototyping and more.
  • Social media and web publishing tools like Facebook, Twitter and Wordpress.
  • Photography: Lighting and Photographing a Still Life, Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light, GIMP:Essential Training
  • Business and career skills – productivity, marketing, time management and more.Job Search Tools: with Resume design, Searching for Positions, Working with Recruiters and more.
  • Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Courses may also include exercise files (practice), closed captioning and text transcripts.

Creative Bug

Access Creative Bug here.

Creativebug inspires you to create and then teaches you how!  Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes, plus patterns, templates, and recipes. Topics include art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and classes for kids.  Watch videos anytime, anywhere. Since classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. The Creativebug platform includes chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. You can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations.  New classes from top artists are added daily.

Overdrive/Libby app – Now offering digital magazines!

Access Overdrive/Libby here.

Click here for printable instructions for Libby.

The free Libby app now offers hundreds of popular magazines to borrow such as The New Yorker, The Economist, US Weekly, Cook’s Illustrated, Bon Appetit, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, as well as world language titles such as l’Express and Paris Match. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, some Chromebooks, and in your browser at libbyapp.com.

  • Unlimited number of magazine checkouts.
  • Magazine checkouts do not count towards the 5 checkout limit.
  • Check out for a maximum of 21 days.
  • No overdue fees; return when finished or items will auto-return at due date.

Flipster Digital Magazines

Access Flipster here.

Flipster offers a large selection of today’s top titles as well as an outstanding mobile app that allows you to browse and download magazines on the go. Now, from any location or device, you can access a variety of titles for adults and children at no cost to you. With Flipster, you can access current and back issues of popular titles, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, and many more.

With Flipster you get:

  • Full-color duplicates of the print magazine (including ads)
  • Unlimited access to current and back issues of 35 popular titles
  • 24/7 remote access via desktop and mobile devices
  • No overdue fines
  • Hassle-free login and authentication by using your Summit library card #

The Flipster app is available for Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) devices. Follow these steps to download magazines using the app:

  • Simply download the Flipster app on the App Store, iTunes, or Google Play
  • Click “Get Started”
  • Search Summit Free Public Library, postal code, city or state. For faster results, allow Geolocation to find our library
  • Log in using your Summit library card #
  • Explore our collection of popular magazines and click the download icon
  • Tap the glasses icon to begin reading.

We hope you enjoy the new service! If you have any questions, please call or visit the Information desk.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages is a self paced World Language and English learning software , with proven methodologies that work for language learners.

Hoopla

Access Hoopla here.

Hoopla digital allows access to Movies, TV, Music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.

Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.

  • To create an account you will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.
  • Search or browse for the item you want to borrow, then click or tap “Borrow.” The item will now be added to your “My Titles” list.
  • In a Web browser, click or tap “Play” to begin streaming your item. In an Android or Apple iOS app, tap “Play” to begin listening or watching immediately or the download icon to save the title on your device for playback later. (Note: You may need to install the Widevine plugin before streaming anything in your computer’s browser.)

Please note: 

  • You can check out up to ten items per calendar month.
  • Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days). Music albums are available for 7 days. eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.
  • Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the Hoopla app or on your computer through your browser.
  • Due to the popularity of this service, we have a daily lending limit for hoopla checkouts. You may receive a message that says our daily limit has been reached. If you receive this message, please try to check out your items the following day. 

eLibraryNJ Kids

For the full list of books available to download in overdrive, please visit https://elibrarynj.overdrive.com

  • For mobile users, the Libby app one-tap reading app for borrowing digital books and audiobooks from the Summit Library. This free app, created by Overdrive, is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10 devices.
  • Kindle fire users may download the overdrive app in Amazon as well
  •  If you have any questions, please visit the Overdrive Libby help page here,

To browse the collection for children directly from  the elibrarynj website, please click the “Kids” link at the top of the page, or click https://elibrarynj.overdrive.com/library/kids

  • The main page will show you featured Children’s Books in eLibraryNJ that you may borrow immediately or place the titles on hold.
  • If you’d rather borrow a title immediately without having to place it on hold:
    • Click the arrow next to Collections
    • Click “No wait No problems”
    • All children’s books listed on this page are available to be checked out immediately.

Hoopla Kids:

Create an account in Hoopla

  • Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.
  • Click “Log In” and then “Sign Up.” Select “Summit Free Public Library.” You will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account, usually the last four digits of your library barcode number), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.

Browse titles in Kids Mode:

If you select Hoopla Kids Mode, you may browse for eBooks, audiobooks, comics, television shows, movies and music that are safe for children. 

Hoopla titles are always available, so you never need to place holds on them.

You can check out up to eight hoopla items per calendar month

Capstone Interactive eBooks

Summit Free Public Library has purchased over 300 Capstone Interactive eBooks for children, which can be accessed directly from the library catalog.

You can read any of these books on a computer, phone, or tablet. 

Books in this collection include popular early reader and first chapter book titles, non-fiction titles for emerging readers, and bilingual ebooks in English and Spanish for children. 

To access from the Capstone Website:

  • Visit https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/ 
  • Click the login button on the upper right hand corner of the screen
  • Click “login with Capstone” 
    • Username: summitfree
    • Password: library

To access from the Library Catalog: 

The following options are available when you open the book:

  • Read book page-by-page: To read or listen to the text of the book at your own pace.
  • Read book all at once:  To automatically listen to the entire text of the book.  

You may  select the following controls at the bottom of your Capstone Interactive eBook:

  • Page:  Go to a specific page in your book.
  • Audio:  Listen to the book being read to you.  
  • Word:  If audio is selected, you have the option of seeing each word as it is read. 
  • Autoplay:  You may listen to the book automatically. 
  • Contents:  A complete list of everything located in the interactive eBook.  Once you click an item in the contents control, the location shows up on the screen.

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Creative Bug
Creativebug inspires you to create and then teaches you how!  Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes, plus patterns, templates, and recipes. Topics include art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and classes for kids.  Watch videos anytime, anywhere. Since classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. The Creativebug platform includes chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. You can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations.  New classes from top artists are added daily.

Capstone Interactive eBooks
Books in this collection include popular early reader and first chapter book titles, non-fiction titles for emerging readers, and bilingual ebooks in English and Spanish for children. 

eLibraryNJ

eLibraryNJ Kids

Flipster Digital Magazines
Flipster offers a large selection of today’s top titles as well as an outstanding mobile app that allows you to browse and download magazines on the go. Now, from any location or device, you can access a variety of titles for adults and children at no cost to you. With Flipster, you can access current and back issues of popular titles, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, and many more.

Freegal® Music
Summit Library cardholders can download three MP3-formatted tracks each week and stream 3 tracks per day from Freegal Music. The Summit Library subscription pays for the access to the music.

Heritage Quest
This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.

Hoopla
Hoopla digital allows access to Movies, TV, Music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.

Hoopla Kids

Kanopy
Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. We partner with public libraries to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phones, tablets and online.

Learning Express
Learning Express features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.  Learning Express helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. 

Libby app/Overdrive

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. You do not need a LinkedIn account to access LinkedIn Learning. All you need is your Summit Library card and PIN.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages is a self paced World Language and English learning software , with proven methodologies that work for language learners.

Overdrive/Libby app