Online Resources

Downloadable eBooks,
Audiobooks & Magazines

Libby has replaced the Overdrive App.
Libby is a user-friendly mobile app to use on your phones or tablets when downloading e-books, audiobooks and magazines. So sign up for the Libby app now.

You can now borrow titles in Libby from the Upper Hudson Library System.
To add your card for a partner library:
  • Go to MENU. Add Library.
  • Search for The Upper Hudson Library System and open it.
  • Tap Sign In with My Card.
  • Under “Partner Libraries
  • Choose Stone Ridge Library from the list and sign in.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent language gives you anytime, anywhere access to a fast, easy, effective language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. more

Kanopy Streaming Video

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 30,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics and feature films available to stream on Apple TV, Chromecast, AndroidTV, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV, Roku, your computer, or download the app on your phone or tablet. Click here to learn more about Kanopy


Universal Class

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 Mid Hudson Library System. 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 Hoopla Tutorial.


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. Info Portal

Looking for a Job?

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

Search for Grants

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


Great Courses: Lifelong learning and personal enrichment with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures. 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.” more