Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to enjoy on your phone, tablet, or computer with specialized content for adults, teens, and kids.
How to use: Download the Libby App from your device's app store, and then check out and download your selections using your library card number and PIN. To use your desktop or laptop Windows, Mac, or Chromebook with Libby, visit libbyapp.com
Libby Help Website
Print a Libby Cheat Sheet
Borrow and stream ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comic books to enjoy on your tablet, smartphone, computer, smart TV or other media streaming player. Thousands of titles are available to borrow and instantly stream, or download and enjoy offline with the Hoopla mobile app (available from your device's app store.) You may borrow up to 10 titles from Hoopla each month.
How to use: Create an account using your library card number, library PIN, email address, and a password of your choice. Content may be streamed immediately on your computer, or on your TV streaming device, phone or tablet with the Hoopla app.
Hoopla Help Page
Kanopy is a video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Each month you get 5 play credits toward Kanopy's diverse collection of films, documentaries, TV series, and kids content. One credit gives 48 or 72 hours of access (depending on the title) to one film, or all episodes in a season of an A&E or History Channel series. No play credits are required for Kanopy Kids titles which have 30 days access.
How to use: Create an account using your library card number, library PIN, email address, and a password of your choice. Content may be streamed on your computer or TV streaming device, phone or tablet on the Kanopy app (available from your device's app store.)
Kanopy Support/Help Page
Download songs in MP3 format that are yours to keep, plus stream music 24/7 with no time limit. You may use five downloads per week starting each Monday. In addition to downloading and streaming, users can create and save playlists or enjoy Freegal's existing curated playlists.
How to use: Login with your Tarpon Springs Library card number and library PIN. There is also a Freegal mobile app for Android and Apple devices available from your device's app store.
Freegal FAQ page
A streaming collection of ebooks for children. Features animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, Spanish & French books, videos from National Geographic, games, and puzzles. It's a great way to get tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!
How to use: Use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone to stream immediately from the library’s website, or download the Tumblebooks App from your device's app store and enter your library card number.
Consult digitized reference and nonfiction books in a variety of subjects including business, law, science, the humanities, and more. All titles are available on-demand in your web browser. Special features include a citation generator; the ability to print, email, and download content; language translation; and text-to-speech technology that reads text aloud and downloads it in MP3 audio format.
|EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Thousands of electronic books from EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary) are available to read on any computer with Internet access. This is a legacy collection with publication dates 1983-2005 only. These titles can only be read on a computer screen and cannot be downloaded to an e-reader device. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library.
Select your location to access EBSCOhost:
> In Library
> Home Access (Contact Reference Desk for login details)
|Public Domain eBooks on the Web
These books are free in the U.S. because their copyrights have expired. Other titles are voluntarily made available by the copyright holders. Many titles may be downloaded to digital devices.
> Project Gutenberg
> Cheap Reads for Kindle (free and low-priced titles)