Library Mobile Apps
Mobile Apps for Library Services
Many of the Markham Public Library’s resources and services are available through mobile apps.
Find books, DVDs and magazines in the MPL collection, check your account, find a branch, and more. You need a valid Markham Public Library card number and PIN to access your account or place holds.
Download Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to your mobile devices. You need a free Adobe ID to authorize your mobile device. You also need a valid Markham Public Library card number and PIN to check out eBooks.
hoopla is a digital media service offering movies, music, comics, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows to stream in your web browser or enjoy offline on your mobile device. The content is always available without waitlists.
Libby, by OverDrive
Libby is the new app from OverDrive for reading eBooks and listening to audiobooks. Libby is simple to use and it makes borrowing OverDrive titles easier.
Learn a language with Mango Language Learning app. Includes 18 ESL courses and over 60 foreign language courses. You need to create a free account at the Mango Languages page on the MPL website.
This app gives you instant access to EBSCO eBooks, wherever you are. It offers hundreds of thousands of exciting titles from world leaders in publishing. EBSCO’s extensive collection of content offers something for every reader, including best-selling fiction and non-fiction, essential business and academic texts, award-winning children’s and young adult books, and more.
Gale Access My Library
Search dozens of general and specialty databases. You need to turn on GPS service on your mobile device to get free access.
RBdigital (formerly Zinio and OneClick Digital)
Download the free RBdigital app to browse or download audiobooks and interactive digital magazines on your mobile device.
Unlimited access to over 5000 newspaper and magazine titles, from more than 100 countries, in over 60 languages. Publications are offered in full-colour, full-page format, just like reading the print version.
Current issues of popular magazines including Maclean's, Chatelaine, Time, People and more.
Animated, talking versions of your favourite picture books. In addition to books, this interactive site includes games, puzzles and more.