Books, Movies, and More
Keep a library in your pocket! The new CALS app is available for download to your phone or tablet! Check out materials with your phone, just open the checkout function and follow the onscreen instructions! You can also search the catalog, manage your account, access popular online research tools, and view your CALS barcode.
Borrow eBooks and audiobooks from your library using the Libby app on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. More than 30,000 libraries worldwide offer titles from Libby, so download the app and find your next book today!
The Libby app allows you to discover new titles and manage your downloads. Libby is streamlined and easy to use.
Movies/TV Shows/Graphic Novels
Borrow up to five items per month instantly with hoopla. CALS patrons can use this digital streaming service to access movies, TV shows, and graphic novels. Titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Watch on your phone, tablet, computer or even a smart TV.
Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Founded in 2008, Kanopy was established to provide academic institutions with essential films that foster learning and conversation. In 2016, Kanopy expanded its services to public libraries and is available to stream anytime and anywhere — from desktop to TV to tablet.
The Freegal® Mobile Application is a completely free and legal way to access a collection of almost 7 million songs via your local, subscribing library. The Freegal offering includes many of today’s top artists, a fantastic retrospective collection, and music from around the world. With your CALS library card, you can join the millions of people around the world getting access to great music from Freegal.
Flipster is a free digital magazine service provided courtesy of CALS. The Flipster app manages your magazines downloaded from the Flipster website for anytime, anywhere viewing. Get access to popular magazines and read many of your favorite titles.
Learn technology, business, and creative skills with LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). LinkedInLearning offers over 16,000 video courses and tutorials taught by industry experts. Courses are self-paced and offered in 7 different languages (English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese). Develop your skills in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Cloud, web development, photography, animation, marketing, and much more!
Access more than 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). All classes are designed and led by professional instructors and include videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.
An interactive database with practice tests and tutorials for many standardized academic and licensing tests, such as the GED, SAT, Nursing, Real Estate, etc. Access: Sign in as new user and create personal account using your library card number as your user name.