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PCPLS Mobile
PCPLS Mobile

Ushering in a new mobile experience

Are you ready to take your library with you wherever you go? Now you can!

With the new PCPLS mobile app, PCPLS patrons have the ability to search, browse, and discover material that is available. The app is designed for an enhanced mobile experience, so users can browse our collection of materials and check out whatever you’re interested in.

Forgot or misplaced your library card? No worries, patrons can sign into the app one time and get their library card digitized within the app itself. Use this at our self-check machines or our pay towers at the copiers.

See a book while shopping and want to know if PCPLS has it? Use the apps built in ISBN scanner to check!

View your account information at anytime including your bookshelf and your holds. View our events, social media platforms, suggest a purchase, view our website, view the remote printing portal as well.

Novelist
Novelist

NoveList is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.

Hoopla
Hoopla

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.

Libby
Libby

Enjoy Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines From Your Library

Are you ready to take your favorite ebooks, audiobooks and magazines with you wherever you go? Now you can!

With the Libby app, Porter County Public Library System patrons have the ability to search, browse, and discover ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines that are available through our library partnership. The app is designed for an enhanced mobile experience, so users can browse our collection of materials and check out whatever you’re interested in. It’s that easy!

After you download this free app to your mobile device, you can begin searching our collection. When you find the book you want to check out, simply click on it and you’re all set. If the book is already checked out, you can place it on hold and check to see where you are at in line. Plus, you can add the books you want to your Wish List and check them out later.

Looking for help accessing and using Libby? No problem! This Libby Help Site will walk you through using the mobile app through robust FAQs and other helpful information.

Click Here to Access the Libby Help Site

Overdrive
Overdrive

Enjoy Ebooks, Audiobooks, Video, and Magazines From Your Library

Are you ready to take your favorite ebooks, audiobooks magazines and video with you wherever you go? Now you can!

With the Overdrive app, Porter County Public Library System patrons have the ability to search, browse, and discover ebooks, digital audiobooks, magazines and videos that are available through our library partnership. The app is designed for an enhanced mobile experience, so users can browse our collection of materials and check out whatever you’re interested in. It’s that easy!

After you download this free app to your mobile device, you can begin searching our collection. When you find the book you want to check out, simply click on it and you’re all set. If the book is already checked out, you can place it on hold and check to see where you are at in line. Plus, you can add the books you want to your Wish List and check them out later.

Looking for help accessing and using Overdrive? No problem! This Overdrive Help Site will walk you through using the mobile app through robust FAQs and other helpful information.

Click Here to Access the Overdrive Help Site

Axis-360
Axis360

Enjoy Ebooks From Your Library

Are you ready to take your favorite ebooks and audiobooks with you wherever you go? Now you can!

With the Axis 360 mobile app, Porter County Public Library System patrons have the ability to search, browse, and discover ebooks and digital audiobooks that are available through our library partnership. The app is designed for an enhanced mobile experience, so users can browse our collection of materials and check out whatever you’re interested in. It’s that easy!

After you download this free app to your mobile device, you can begin searching our collection of ebooks and audiobooks. When you find the book you want to check out, simply click on it and you’re all set. If the book is already checked out, you can place it on hold and check to see where you are at in line. Plus, you can add the books you want to your Wish List and check them out later.

Looking for help accessing and using Axis 360? No problem! This Axis 360 Help Site will walk you through using the mobile app through robust FAQs and other helpful information.

Click Here to Access the Axis 360 Help Site

RBDigital
RBDigital Mobile

*Note: Before using the RBDigital app, be sure to create your free account here.

Go digital with RBDigital

Brought to you by Recorded Books, the RBdigital app grants access to digital magazines from your local library. Included is:

• Magazines: The largest collection of digital magazines for libraries
• Streaming Video: Unlimited streaming video services, including award-winning comedies, documentaries, drama, animation shorts, classic TV, British TV and film, Broadway shows and musicals, Spanish telenovelas and movies, and more
• Education: A comprehensive collection of online continuing education courses, world language learning, art and music instruction, software training, and more
• Music: Full-length concerts and music documentaries

Whether you’re on the go or at home, RBdigital delivers your favorite titles right to your smartphone or tablet. It’s never been easier to access the best digital media from your library’s collection.

Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks

Children’s Books on the go!

Access your school or library’s TumbleBookLibrary subscription from your iphone, ipad, or ipod touch, with the new TumbleBooksToGo app!

TumbleBookLibrary subscribers can download and install the app on all of their devices!

No more time wasted in helping a whole class of four year olds sign in! Now everyone can access with a single tap!

No more worry that your kids might navigate away from TumbleBookLibrary in the open internet browser! The TumbleBookLibrary app works just like our mobile site, and is entirely self-contained.

Post Tribune
Post Tribune

Read past issues of the Post-Tribune from 90 days ago.

New York Times
New York Times

Articles and news on World, Business, Food, Tech, Sports, Arts, Politics, and much more. Click here to access outside the library.

Wowbrary
Wowbrary

The newest items at our library.

Questions?

Use our helpful Frequently Asked Questions page to find the answers to your questions and discover even more about the Porter County Library System!