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Device AdviceDevice Advice<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<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 5.0+<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="https://help.libbyapp.com/en-us/categories/device-compatibility-and-syncing.htm?tocpath=Home%7cDevices%252C%20compatibility%252C%20and%20syncing%7c_____0" 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 Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari<br></li><li>MacOS 11+<br><br></li></ul><li>Available apps</li><ul><li>hoopla app<br></li><ul><li>Android 6.0 and above (changing to 8.1 in July 2023)<br></li><li> OS 13+  (changing to iOS 15 in July 2023)<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 1st, 2nd and 3rd gen devices (currently not Fire TV Cube)<br></li><li>Roku channel for devices running 7.6.3 and higher<br></li><li>Chromecast 1st and 2nd generation, including Chromecast Ultra and Smart TVs with Chromecast built-in<br></li><li>And more<br></li></ul></ul><li>​​<a href="https://www.hoopladigital.com/help" 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="https://phoenixpubliclibrary.freegalmusic.com/faq" 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, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.</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>Web browsers 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 5.0+<br></li><li>Apple iOS 9.0+<br></li><li>Amazon Fire Tablets with FireOS 5+<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 10.2+<br></li><li>Fire TV with FireOS 5+<br></li><li>Android TV with Android 4.4+<br></li><li>Samsung Smart TV with Tizen 2.3+<br></li><li>Roku with RokuOS 7.7.0+<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="https://help.kanopy.com/en-us/4148.htm" 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="https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary">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>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FreegalFreegal<div class="ExternalClassB65A1E9E270B430D8A9BA42D5F503DDD"><p>​Freegal is a music download and streaming service that offers access to 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. Each Phoenix Public Library card holder may download up to 5 songs per week in addition to unlimited streaming music. Downloaded files do not expire.<br></p></div>http://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=106https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/354Everywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/46/FREEGALmusic+600x145.png
Greater Phoenix Digital LibraryGreater Phoenix Digital Library<div class="ExternalClass6FFBD6C505D94F10909349FD59C6A37A"><p>​Choose from over 100,000 eBooks, online magazines, and audiobooks to listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer through the Libby app.<br></p></div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=356https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/1451/browse/elibrary/getting-started/greater-phoenix-digital-libraryEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/50/gpdl.png
HooplaHoopla<div class="ExternalClass24199EEFA1404464986CBFBE0D35903A"><p>Choose from over ​​​​one million ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and music to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Many titles available for instant streaming or temporary download, and automatic return eliminates all late fees.​<br></p>​​</div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=451https://resources.hoopladigital.com/media/11518/flyer_stepstohoopla_a_2022.pdfhttps://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/352Everywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/47/hoopla.png
KanopyKanopy<div class="ExternalClass6B6C4FA0710046F89B294C7EF2D9941C"><p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Kanopy’s collection offers over 30,000 films and is one of the largest video streaming platforms in the world. Featuring titles from top distribution partners including Warner Bros., MGM, BBC, Paramount, Lionsgate, The History Channel, A&E, Neon, Film Movement, The Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, The Great Courses, Samuel Goldwyn Films, IFC Films, among others, this vast and diverse collection has something for everyone. </span>​<br><br></p></div>https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Search/misc/esources.aspx?target=818https://my.nicheacademy.com/phoenixpubliclibrary/course/3129/browse/elibrary/getting-started/kanopyEverywherehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Resources/Attachments/49/kanopy.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Started with Libbyhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=550https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/1307.htmlGetting Started with LibbyGreater Phoenix Digital Library AppsNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Hoopla FAQs & Helphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=478https://www.hoopladigital.com/helpHoopla FAQs & HelpNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy Supported Browsers and Systemshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=556https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004590467-Supported-desktop-browsers-and-systemsKanopy Supported Browsers and SystemsKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy in Apple App Storehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=560https://apps.apple.com/us/app/kanopy-streaming/id1205614510Kanopy in Apple App StoreKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy in Google Play Storehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=557https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kanopy&hl=enKanopy in Google Play StoreKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy on Amazon Fire Tabletshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=561https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/360002783773-Watching-Kanopy-on-Amazon-Fire-tabletsKanopy on Amazon Fire TabletsKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy on Android Phones and Tabletshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=558https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/360002784233-Watching-Kanopy-on-Android-phones-and-tabletsKanopy on Android Phones and TabletsKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Kanopy on TVhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=562https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019042413-Kanopy-TV-AppsKanopy on TVKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7<div class="ExternalClass41BED762D5E347329CD1273C9ADB23E9"><p>Information on TV apps for Apple TV and Airplay, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, Telstra TV, Chromecast​<br></p></div>
Kanopy on iOS Deviceshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=559https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040625513-Watching-Kanopy-on-iOS-devicesKanopy on iOS DevicesKanopyNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Libby Apphttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=551https://libbyapp.com/welcomeLibby AppGreater Phoenix Digital LibraryNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7