Libby is a more user-friendly mobile app from Overdrive to use on your phones or tablets when downloading e-books and audiobooks. Go to the App store to download Libby, and use the LibbyGuide to get started. For more details, you may view Libby’s Help page.
Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films. Patrons will be able download five items per month. Kanopy is available through the Ulster County Library Association. Kanopy
Take a free class today, using your Library Card. Universal Class offers over 500 lifelong learning and continuing ed. classes. Brought to you by the Ulster County Library Association. Universal Class
The Library now has Hoopla. Download the app, use your library barcode and pin and instantly borrow audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies and TV.
To get started download the app for iOS from the App Store, or from the Google Play store for Android, or go to hoopladigital.com.
RB digital – Magazines online
Magazines are available online from the Mid-Hudson Library System through RBdigital. You can download any of over 150 different magazines and keep them for as long as you like. There are also a years worth of back issues to choose from.
The following databases are provided free to the residents of Ulster County through the gracious support of the Ulster County Legislature. Your Library Card barcode is necessary to access these databases.
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Current job openings in New York State. more
JobNow is an innovative online service that provides expert resume help, real-time interview coaching and career advice. There are services to help with every step of a job search. more
Mango languages gives you anytime, anywhere access to a fast, easy, effective language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. more
Search historical records, stories, publications, photos and maps at AncestryLibrary.com which also features the complete 1930 U.S. Federal Census. more
This collection can only be searched by computer on-site at the Library.
Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to New York State residents at home. more
Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is needed. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons and The Princeton Review SAT®/ACT® Essentials to study 24/7. Here is a short video demonstration of Tutor.com
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TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. more
The Foundation Center is an organization dedicated to gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information about foundations and for those seeking grants. For now, this collection can only be searched by computer at the Kingston Library. more
Acorn TV: Mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond. more
Great Courses: Lifelong learning and personal enrichment with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures. more
IndieFlix: A streaming movie service that offers access to feature films, documentaries, and shorts. more
Method Test Prep: A comprehensive self-paced program proven to raise ACT/SAT scores. more
Pongalo Novela Club: Includes Spanish language telenovelas and translated movies streamed on demand to all popular devices. more
Qello Concerts: Full-length Concerts and Music Documentaries. more
Health information, business data, newspaper & magazine articles and more. Some are listed below. Have your Library card Barcode ready. more
The New York Times from 1980 to current, the NYT Book Review and Magazine from 1977. more
Hudson River Valley Heritage Historical Newspapers including The Kingston Daily Freeman (1895;1903 – 1912) more
Gale Newsstand Complete – Contains over 1,100 newspapers, 33 of which are New York newspapers. more
“Access information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from your desktop by logging on to NOVELny—the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. A wide variety of resources − books, magazines, newspapers, research and reference sources and more are available to New York State residents with NO FEES 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”