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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
AccessMyLibrary X X - -
Hoopla digital - NEW X X - -
Mango Languages X X - -
Naxos X X - -
NoveList X - - -
OPLtoGo X X - -
OverDrive X X - X
Zinio for Libraries X X - -

AccessMyLibrary

Free access to online databases from Gale Cengage for magazines, journals, encyclopedias, how-to guides and more. Uses GPS location to give you access within 16 km of Oakville Public Library.

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Hoopla digital - NEW

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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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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NoveList Mobile

NoveList Mobile is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and non-fiction. To log in to the NoveList Plus Mobile website, you will need a free EBSCO User ID and Password. Access the NoveList Plus database via your web browser, the Oakville Public Library website and your library barcode and PIN. Click on the "Sign in to My NoveList" link and then "Create a new Account". Once completed, go to the URL provided in this record and log in with your NoveList/EBSCO id and password. Add the NoveList Plus Mobile icon to your device's screen by using the "Add to Home Screen" feature of your browser.

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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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OverDrive Media Console for Libraries on the Go

Download thousands of eBooks and audiobooks from your library directly to your mobile device. Using the "Get Books" option of the app, search for "Oakville" and choose "Libraries on the Go" as the library to search.

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Zinio for Libraries

Zinio offers nearly 100 digital magazines that you can access on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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