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Curious about which electronic devices access which electronic resources from the Library? Here’s the good news:
current devices + current operating systems + and current browsers or apps = a wide arrange of content for you (with your current Phoenix Public Library card, of course). 
With so many choices, come back again. More information is coming soon.



​Up-to-date devices usually need to run on:

  • iOS devices running iOS 8 or later
  • Android devices running Android 4.4.2
  • FireOS 5 or higher

​Up-to-date apps can be found:

Apple app store, Google Play store, Amazon Appstore

​Up-to-date browsers often include:

Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or newer, or Safari

​Up-to-date smart TVs or apps often include:

Apple TV and Airplay, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, Chromecast


Phoenix Public Library offers a variety of eResources. Here are a few of the most popular:

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

The Greater Phoenix Digital Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and online magazines. It is a wide-ranging collection of more than 130,000 titles that includes adult, teen and children's materials.

  • Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video 
  • Features Read/Listen/Watch now via most modern browsers like Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or newer, or Safari
  • Available apps
  • Special note: GPDL is the only platform for use with e-ink Kindles such as the paperwhite 

Axis 360

Similar to our Best Picks physical collection, Axis 360 offers a collection of the most popular bestsellers, along with materials you can't find anywhere else.

  • Available formats include eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Features Read/Listen now via most modern browsers like Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or newer, or Safari
  • Available app
    • Axis 360 (click here for more info)
      • Android 4.42 or higher
      • iOS 8 or higher
      • Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD and HDX devices running 3rd generation and up

hoopla

hoopla offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and music, even graphic novels and TV shows.

  • Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming music 
  • Titles on the Windows and MacOS platforms are only available for streaming. For downloading titles, use one of the mobile apps
  • Available apps
    • hoopla (click here for more info)
      • Android 4.4.4 and above
      • iOS 11.4 and above
      • FireOS 5.0,0 and newer or higher
    • Using hooopla on your TV
      • Airplay on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th generation Apple TV devices
      • Android TV devices
      • Apple TV 4th and 5th gen devices
      • Roku channel for devices running 7.6.3 and higher
      • And more (click here for more info)

Freegal

Download and stream music with Freegal. Access 16 million+ songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originates in over 100 countries.

  • Use to download or stream songs or music videos each week 
  • Available apps
  • What’s the difference between Streaming and Downloading on Freegal?
    • Downloading is capturing and keeping the file on a permanent basis.
    • Streaming is accessing the file on a temporary basis, while being connected to the internet

Kanopy

The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.


​​Kindle Fire/Kindle Fire HD

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: Kindle App, OverDrive Read, EPUB

eAudio: MP3

 

Kindle dedicated eReader

(ex: Kindle 1st or 2nd generation, Keyboard, Paperwhite)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: Kindle

 

Nook HD

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: Kindle App, OverDrive Read, EPUB

eAudio: MP3

Axis 360

eBook: Blio, Axis Reader

eAudio: Acoustik

 

Nook dedicated eReader

(ex: Nook GlowLight, Simple Touch)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: EPUB 

 

Dedicated eBook Readers

(ex: Kobo Touch, Kobo Mini, Ectaco JetBook Color)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: EPUB

Axis 360

eBook: Adobe Digital Editions

​​iPad

(ex: iPad, iPad mini)

Axis 360

eBook: Adobe Digital Editions, Blio, Axis Reader

eAudio: Acoustik

 

iPod Touch

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: Kindle App, OverDrive Read, EPUB

eAudio: MP3, WMA

Axis 360

eBook: Adobe Digital Editions, Blio, Axis Reader

eAudio: Acoustik

​Android Phone/Tablet

(ex: Samsung Galaxy, Nexus 4/7)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBook: Kindle App, OverDrive Read, EPUB

eAudio:  MP3

Axis 360

eBook: Blio, Axis Reader

eAudio: Acoustik

 

Windows Phones/Tablets

(ex: Microsoft Surface with Windows RT, Nokia Windows Phones 7 and 8, Lenovo ThinkPad)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

eBooks:  Kindle App, OverDrive Read, EPUB

eAudio: MP3

Axis 360

eBook: Adobe Digital Editions, Blio

​For help using these eResources, please visit the eResource itself or Ask Us.​

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