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eLibraryeLibrary<div class="ExternalClassCC97E852507E4B7591DBE3590AE4AAE2"><p>​Explore electronic resources that are FREE to you with your Phoenix Public Library card.  Search for something specific or browse <a href="/browse/learning-research/a-to-z" target="_blank">a wide variety of online resources​</a>.</p><p>Phoenix Public Library works with various vendors to provide access to the following resources. Access is made available through your library account, but some resources may also require you to create an additional account with them in order to access their services. Prior to any account creation, please make sure to read the resources’ terms and conditions.<br></p><p><span lang="EN-US">eLibrary check-outs are not included in the 35-item limit for books and media and most will not be visible through </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span lang="EN-US">My Account</span></a><span lang="EN-US">.</span> ​<br></p></div>



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Explore a world of digital materials and resources free with your Phoenix Public Library card.Explore a world of digital materials and resources free with your Phoenix Public Library card.



eBookseBooks<span class="fa-layers fa-fw" title="eBook"><i class="fad fa-book-alt"></i><span class="fa-layers-text inverse" data-fa-transform="shrink-5 right-1 up-3">e</span></span><div class="ExternalClass6CD6DF673F884C0888F758FC3422B536"><p>​Access a variety of eBooks with your Phoenix Public Library card.<br></p></div>ebooks
eAudiobookseAudiobooks<i class="fad fa-headphones-alt"></i><div class="ExternalClassB5F4C2C82E13477383BFBCECF3C7D336"><p>Learn how to access eAudiobooks a variety of ways with your Phoenix Public Library card.​<br></p></div>eaudiobooks
Online MusicOnline Music<i class="fad fa-music"></i><div class="ExternalClassFEC7B6C0F2F84BD1BEC744B4D3E39F84"><p>​Learn how to access and even download a variety of online music with your Phoenix Public Library card.<br></p></div>emusic
Online VideoOnline Video<i class="fad fa-film"></i><div class="ExternalClassCE82A8B3C93C46A8B6FC6478CAF08088"><p>​Access videos online with your Phoenix Public Library card.<br></p></div>evideo
Online Magazines & NewspapersOnline Magazines & Newspapers<i class="fad fa-newspaper"></i><div class="ExternalClass506AC78002BF4B52A94F61E844CAF552"><p>​Access online magazines with your Phoenix Public Library card.<br></p></div>online-magazines-newspapers
eLearningeLearning<i class="fad fa-chalkboard"></i><div class="ExternalClass32A5C46C8772411A8A96DEAB440DCC55"><p>​Learn on your own time and at your own pace with our online classes. Or, prepare for a test with in the following areas and more: civil service, firefighting, nursing, U.S. citizenship, high school skills improvement, GED, SAT, college entrance exams and graduate school exams.</p><br></div>elearning
eDIYeDIY<i class="fad fa-digging"></i><div class="ExternalClass1019FEFD2A2C4A3DB7714DB806D8BC0D"><p>​Whether you are looking to relax, learn a new hobby, or master something you’ve done all your life, the library has resources which can help. From investing to crafts, food interests or IT skills, all you need is your library card and some curiosity.<br></p><h2>DIY Food & Craft</h2><p>AtoZ World Food, Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Home Improvement Reference Center​, Universal Class</p><h2>DIY Auto & Mechanics<br></h2><p>Small Engine Repair Reference Center, Auto Repair Source, Chilton's Car and Truck Repair Library<br></p><h2>DIY Legal & Business<br></h2><p>Legal Forms, Skillsoft Books, Morningstar Investment Research Center,​ Value Line, Small Business Reference Center<br></p></div>ediy
Arizona ImagesArizona Images<i class="fad fa-camera-retro"></i>​Arizona Images is a collection of images that can be viewed in the Phoenix Public Library catalog.<div class="ExternalClassBAB57E475C16462D97BB28EE2CF6C412"><p class="h4"">​Arizona Images is a collection of images that can be viewed in the Phoenix Public Library catalog.</p>​ </div>arizona-images
Device AdviceDevice Advice<i class="fas fa-tablet-alt"></i> about which electronic devices access which electronic resources from the Library?<div class="ExternalClassD4A55347763C4939BC833316C84380D0"><h4>​Curious about which electronic devices access which electronic resources from the Library? Here’s the good news:</h4><p><em>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).</em></p><p>We always recommend using the latest version of any browser to ensure you have the best possible user experience.<br></p><h3>​Up-to-date apps can be found:<br></h3><p>Apple app store, Google Play store, Amazon Appstore</p><h3>​Up-to-date browsers often include:</h3><p>Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari<br>​</p><h3>​Up-to-date smart TVs or apps often include:</h3><p>Apple TV and Airplay, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, Chromecast</p><h2>Phoenix Public Library offers a variety of eResources. Here are a few of the most popular:<br></h2><h3>Greater Phoenix Digital Library/Libby<br></h3><p>The Greater Phoenix Digital Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks and online magazines. It is a wide-ranging collection of more than 245,000 titles that includes adult, teen and children's materials.</p><ul><li>​Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and online magazines<br></li><li>Features Read/Listen/Watch now using the latest version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari<br></li><li>​Libby App</li><ul><li>​​​Android 7.1+<br></li><li>​​iOS 10+<br></li><li>Fire: compatible with Fire tablets from 2020 or later, plus some earlier models<br></li></ul><li>Listen to Libby audiobooks<br></li><ul><li>Google Home<br></li><li>Amazon Echo<br></li><li>Sonos Speakers<br></li><li>Apple CarPlay<br></li><li>Android Auto<br></li><li>Android Automotive</li></ul><li>Read Libby eBooks on a Kobo eReader<br></li><li><em>GPDL is the only platform for use with e-ink Kindles such as the paperwhite</em><br></li><li><a href="" target="_blank">More information​</a><br></li></ul><h3>​hoopla<br></h3><p>hoopla offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and music, even graphic novels and TV shows.</p><ul><li>​​Best known for eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video and streaming music</li><li>Titles on the Windows and MacOS platforms are only available for streaming. For downloading titles, use one of the mobile apps<br></li><ul><li>Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and 11 (hoopla will not work with Windows mobile devices)<br></li><li>desktop browsers: recent versions of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox on Windows and Mac.​<br><br></li><li>MacOS 11+ and above<br><br></li></ul><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>hoopla app<br></li><ul><li>Android 7.1 and above<br></li><li>iOS 15  <br></li><li>FireOS 6.0 and above<br></li><li>Amazon Fire tablets<br></li><li>Android Auto<br></li></ul><li>Using hooopla on your TV</li><ul><li>Airplay on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th gen devices</li><li>Apple TV devices on 4th and 5th gen devices<br></li><li>Android TV devices<br></li><li>Fire TV on Fire OS6+ devices (currently not Fire TV Cube)<br></li><li>Roku channel for devices running 7.8 and higher<br></li><li>Chromecast 1st and 2nd generation, including Chromecast Ultra and Smart TVs with Chromecast built-in support for Chromecast Audio coming soon<br></li><li>And more<br></li></ul></ul><li>​​<a href="" target="_blank">More information</a><br></li></ul><h3>Freegal+<br></h3><p>Download and stream music with Freegal. Access 18 million+ songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 93,000+ labels with 200,000 songs added monthly and music that originates in over 100 countries.</p><ul><li>​Use to download or stream songs or music videos each week</li><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>Freegal+<br></li><ul><li>Google Play Store</li><li>Apple App Store</li><li>Kindle Fire (3rd generation only)<br></li></ul></ul><li>​What’s the difference between Streaming and Downloading on Freegal?</li><ul><li>​Downloading is capturing and keeping the file on a permanent basis.</li><li>Streaming is accessing the file on a temporary basis, while being connected to the internet<br></li></ul><li><a href="" target="_blank">More information</a>​<br></li></ul><h3>Kanopy<br></h3><p>The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, independant films, TV series, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. <br></p><ul><li>​You will need an Internet connection to watch films on Kanopy. The films cannot be downloaded to your device. They only stream through the Internet. <br></li><ul><li>On a Windows computer, Mac, or Chromebook, you can use Kanopy in your web browser at <a href="$"> []</a>. We recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge.​<br></li></ul><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>Kanopy<br></li><ul><li>​Android 7.0+<br></li><li>Apple iOS 11.0+<br></li><li>Amazon Fire Tablets with FireOS 6+<br></li></ul><li>​​Using Kanopy on your TV: A Kanopy app is currently available for the TV devices below.</li><ul><li>​Apple TV with tvOS 12+<br></li><li>Fire TV with FireOS 6+<br></li><li>Android TV with Android 7.1+<br></li><li>Samsung Smart TV <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">(Most models from 2019 or later with Tizen 5.0+. See <a href="$">this chart []</a> to find your Tizen version)</span><br></li><li>Roku with RokuOS 12.5+<br></li><li>Telstra TV any model<br></li></ul><li>If you do not have access to any of the above devices, you can also view Kanopy on your television by connecting your computer to your television via HDMI cable.<br></li></ul><li><a href="" target="_blank">More information</a><br></li></ul><p>You can find more information about any of these eResources<br></p><ul><li><a href="/browse/elibrary">eLibrary​</a><br></li><li><a href="">Phoenix Public Library eResources Academy</a><br></li><li><a href="/services/ask-us/emedia">Help with eBooks and Downloadable Media</a><br></li></ul></div>device-advice













eResources A to ZeResources A to Z<i class="fad fa-sort-alpha-down"></i> all eResources available to you with your Phoenix Public Library card.<div class="ExternalClass4C3B834D64334AA7AB62D2A5FCEBBF3F"><p>Phoenix Public Library works with various vendors to provide access to the following resources. Access is made available through your library account, but some resources may also require you to create an additional account with them in order to access their services. Prior to any account creation, please make sure to read the resources’ terms and conditions.<br></p></div>
Borrowing ItemsBorrowing Items<i class="fa-solid fa-arrow-up-right-from-square"></i>​​Phoenix Public Library customers can check out up to 35 physical items at any given time. Learn more.<div class="ExternalClass472AE77B33F543069D0CFCBD15F26F3B"><p></p><h1>Borrowing Policies</h1><h2>By the Numbers</h2><p>​Phoenix Public Library customers can check out up to 35 physical items at any given time, per the following:<br></p><ul><li>Maximum Number of DVDs (at any one time): 15<br></li><li>Maximum Number of Blu-Rays (at any one time): 15<br></li><li>Maximum Number of CDs or Audiobooks (at any one time): 15<br></li><li>Maximum VoxBooks - Books That Talk (at any one time): 3<br></li><li>Maximum Number of Devices (at any one time): 1<br></li><li>Maximum Number of Culture Passes per household (at any one time): 1 (2 maximum per month)<br></li><li>Maximum Seed Packets (at any one time): 3<br></li></ul><div><div><p><span lang="EN-US">​Most books and media items are available to be checked out for 3 weeks and are eligible to be renewed up to 6 times. Library devices, items with a hold request and/or items which are part of a special collection, magazines and periodicals are not eligible for renewal.</span> ​​​<br></p></div></div><h3>Loan Periods<br></h3><p>Books, CDs, Audiobooks, DVDs, and Blu-Rays have a loan period of 21 days.​<br><br></p><h2>Renewing Materials</h2><p></p><h3>​Autorenew<br></h3><p>Your eligible physical materials will automatically be renewed on the due date.  These items will be automatically renewed as long as no holds have been placed on them by other library customers. Physical items may be renewed a maximum of 6 times.​<br></p><p>Renewals may be done in person at one of our 17 locations, online, or by calling <span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">602-262-4636 during <a href="/services/ask-us">Call Center hours​</a>.</span></p><p>Physical library items may be renewed as long as no holds have been placed on them by other library customers. Items may be renewed a <strong>maximum of 6 times.</strong></p><h3><br></h3><h2>​Requesting a Hold - Physical Items<br></h2><p>Using the Library's online catalog, you may request up to 15 circulating physical items at a time to be delivered to the Library location of your choice. You may also place requests with the assistance of a Library staff member.</p><p>All requests for materials are on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to availability.</p><p>Using your Library account, you may cancel or postpone your requests.</p><p>You will receive notification once your items are available for pickup. The items must be picked up by the date indicated next to the item listed in your account. Please pick up all items as soon as possible.<br></p><h2>eLibrary Checkout Limits and Holds<br></h2><p>Additionally, eLibrary items have the following hold limits:</p><h3>Greater Phoenix Digital Library</h3><p>Customers may borrow 10 items at one time and have 8 hold requests at one time. Magazines do not count against checkout limit.</p><h3>Hoo​pla<br></h3><p>Fifteen checkouts a month. No holds.<br></p><h3>Kanopy</h3><p>Customers receive 45 tickets at the beginning of every month. Each title in Kanopy is worth between 1-5 tickets. No holds. Unused tickets do not roll over to the next month.</p><h3>Freegal</h3><p>Five song downloads you get to keep every week. Unlimited streaming.<br></p><h3>Press Reader<br></h3><p>Unlimited checkouts. No holds.​<br></p><h3>Flipster</h3><p>Unlimited checkouts. No holds​.<br></p><h2>Returning Materials</h2><p>With the exception of Interlibrary Loan materials, physical materials may be returned to any one of our 1​7 locations. Book drops are available for after-hours returns. Payments may also be made at any Library location.​<br></p><div><h2><span lang="EN-US">My A​ccount Management and Access</span> </h2></div><div style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:#ffffff;margin:0px;clear:both;"><p><span lang="EN-US">Phoenix Public Library’s </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span lang="EN-US">My Account</span></a><span lang="EN-US"> feature enables account holders to place holds and renew their print and audiovisual items, update their contact preferences, and otherwise manage their Library account. Phoenix Public Library’s various eLibrary resources have similar account management features. </span></p><p><span lang="EN-US"><span lang="EN-US">Library Account Holders can view their total items out, see due dates, and place up to 15 hold requests through </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span lang="EN-US">My Account</span></a><span lang="EN-US"> on the Phoenix Public Library website or app.</span> </span></p><p><span lang="EN-US">Library Account Holders are responsible for keeping online accounts secure by creating strong passwords, changing them at least once a year, and not sharing passwords with anyone, including Library staff.</span> </p></div><div><p><span lang="EN-US">Library Account Holders have the option to track their reading history through </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span lang="EN-US">My Account</span></a><span lang="EN-US">. This feature is not enabled by default.</span> </p></div><div><p><span lang="EN-US">Phoenix Public Library will not provide account access to another account holder’s account (including accounts that are associated). The exception is that legal guardians of children under 13 may have access to their children’s accounts.</span> </p></div><div><p><span lang="EN-US">Library Account Holders should report any suspicious activity on their account to a staff member immediately. See the </span><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span lang="EN-US">Library’s ePrivacy policy</span></a><span lang="EN-US"> to learn more about how Phoenix Public Library safeguards personally identifiable information. </span> ​<br><br></p></div></div>
Help with eBooks and Other eMediaHelp with eBooks and Other eMedia<i class="fa-solid fa-square-question"></i>​We will respond to your eBooks or other eMedia question as soon as possible.<div class="ExternalClassC5469409151149A189CB85248C597A87"><p>​We will respond to your question as soon as possible. We strive to answer questions within 48 hours, excluding weekends. Responses are sent via email; please include a valid email address to ensure a reply.<br><br></p></div>
Phoenix Public Library eResources AcademyPhoenix Public Library eResources Academy<i class="fa-duotone fa-chalkboard"></i><div class="ExternalClassB2347272B325418895E0966B51232F38"><p>​A learning gateway. Learn about Phoenix Public Library's eResources and how to use them. ​<br></p></div> Window