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Mobile Apps

NOTE: you will need a valid library card to access most of these resources. You will usually have to set-up an account before using the app. (e.g. go to the Mango website via our Online Articles and Research page before you can use the downloaded Mango app.)

AVAILABLE APPS

iPhone/iPad Android Blackberry Win Mobile/
Phone 7
cloudLibrary X X - -
Creativebug - NEW X X - -
Flipster - NEW X X - -
Hoopla digital X X - -
Kanopy X X - -
Mango Languages X X - -
Naxos X X - -
NYTimes Cooking X - - -
NYTimes.com X X - -
OPLtoGo X X - -

cloudLibrary

Browse a growing collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens, and kids from cloudLibrary for listening or reading on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Read and listen through the mobile or desktop app. Click here to learn more.

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Creativebug - NEW

Creativebug provides access to thousands of arts and crafts classes along with downloadable patterns, recipes, and templates. Classes never expire so you can start and stop whenever you want and work at your own pace.

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Flipster - NEW

Access current issues of digital magazines on your tablet, phone, or computer. Read your magazines offline using the Flipster app

Download the app:

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Hoopla digital

Hoopla is a digital media service that offers instant streaming and downloadable television shows, movies, audiobooks, and music. Cardholders may borrow 5 items per month.

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Kanopy

Enjoy thousands of streaming documentary, international, independent, and educational films from producers such as The Great Courses, PBS, the Criterion Channel, and many more. More Info.

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Mango Languages Library Edition

Free access to more than 34 foreign language courses and 14 English as a second language courses. To use the Mango Languages Library Edition app, first access the Mango Languages database using your device's web browser, the Oakville Public Library website and your library barcode and PIN. Enter your email address and a password to sign up and create a profile. Download the app and enter your profile email and password to gain access.

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Naxos Music Library

Stream thousands of tracks of classical, jazz and contemporary music to your device. To log in to the Naxos Music Library app, create a free Playlists login using your web browser, the Oakville Public Library website, the Naxos Music Library database and your library barcode and PIN. Click on the "Sign up" link and register your new account. Once completed, download the app and log in with your Naxos login.

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NYTimes Cooking

Browse, search and save more than 18,000 recipes from The New York Times, featuring beautiful photography, and easy-to-follow instructions.

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NYTimes.com

NYTimes.com provides access to the news articles from the New York Times newspaper on any computer, smartphone, or tablet with an internet connection.

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OPLtoGo

OPLtoGo is a free app that allows you to browse Oakville Public Library's catalogue, check the status of your account, place holds, browse recently reviewed titles, check branch hours, and more! OPL to Go is available on internet-ready Apple and Android devices. For more information, please visit OPLtoGo Home page.

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