Read, Watch, Listen: Online or On a Device
John Jermain offers a variety of resources available for download through Livebrary, a service of the Suffolk Cooperative Library System. Resources include downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and magazines that can be read on your computer or hand-held device almost anywhere in the world. All you need is your library card for access to thousands of books and hundreds of periodicals. Apps are available to facilitate reading/listening on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. In addition library cardholders have access to a variety of feature films, documentaries and video courses through the library’s affiliations with Kanopy and Hoopla.
Ebooks and Audiobooks
Overdrive – An extensive collection of ebooks for Kindle and other e-readers, as well as a vast selection of audiobooks. Books may be downloaded to your device or read in an online app that is built into the system. Apps for computer, iPad/iPhone and Android tablets and phones are available.
Get the Libby App (recommended)
Get the Older App (works on more devices)
RB Digital – Recorded Books offers an expansive collection of audiobook titles from major publishing houses along with exclusive audiobooks produced by Recorded Books and narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Apps are available to facilitate listening on Apple and Android devices.
Get the App (scroll to bottom of linked page)
Flipster – An easy-to-use digital magazine newsstand that includes hundreds of periodicals from top publishers including Time Inc., Conde Nast, Meredith, Bloomberg L.P., and more. Read online on your computer or download to your device for offline reading. Apps available for Apple and Android devices.
Get the App for iphone/ipad
Get the App for Android
Kanopy – The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema, including the Criterion Collection, Samuel Goldwyn, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. You can watch films anywhere, any time on your smartphone, tablet, PC or Smart TV. Apps are available for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast and Roku.
What’s Included: John Jermain Memorial Library cardholders are entitled to watch up to 5 films per month. Play credits reset on the first of the month. You have three days to watch each film.
How to Get Started: click on “Sign Up” in the top right corner. You will be asked to enter your email address and library card number.
Video, Music, Audiobooks, eBooks, Graphic Novels
hoopla – hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles from leading Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers to choose from, all available to borrow for streaming or for download to smartphones, tablets, computers and TVs through browsers or apps for Android, IOS, Amazon devices, Chromecast or Roku.
What’s Included: John Jermain Memorial Library cardholders are entitled check out up to 5 items per month. Play credits reset on the first of the month. You have three days to watch each film, seven days to listen to music, and 21 days to enjoy eBooks, audiobooks and comics. Items can be renewed at the cost of another credit.
How to Get Started: click on “Get Started” near the top center of the page. You will be asked to enter your email address and library card number.