Read ebooks and magazines, listen to audiobooks, watch movies and TV shows, stream and download music, all for free and most instantly available anywhere at any time from our digital library.

Books & Audiobooks

Hoopla

Hoopla instantly delivers thousands of free movies, television shows, music and audiobooks from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers for streaming on your computer or for temporary download to smartphones, tablets, and Apple TV. All you need is your valid Avalon library card. Get the iOS app or the Android app.

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     Hoopla for iOS     Hoopla for Android

OverDrive - Avalon

OverDrive offers thousands of eBooks and audiobooks for streaming or download to your phone, tablet, computer, and Kindle. From the newest bestsellers to classic favorites, there's something for everyone. Suggest titles, renew your favorites, create wishlists-- it's like visiting the Avalon Library without leaving home!

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     OverDrive for iOS     OverDrive for Android

OverDrive - South Jersey

Avalon is a member of a group of area libraries that share a combined OverDrive site for eBooks and audiobooks. This site has a large selection of older eBooks and audiobooks, and can be especially great if you're reading your way through a series. But if you want to put in a request or are looking for newer titles and bestsellers please use the OverDrive -- Avalon site (above), as that's the site we manage specifically for Avalon patrons. 

Kids & Teens

OverDrive - Kids' Library

Just like our regular OverDrive site -- but just for kids! Fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks for PreK through 6th grade.

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     OverDrive for iOS     OverDrive for Android

Overdrive - Teens' Library

Looking for a great teen read? Check out our OverDrive Library for Teens for the latest and greatest YA eBooks and audiobooks. Suggest titles, create wishlists, and find new favorites!

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     OverDrive for iOS     OverDrive for Android

Magazines & Newspapers

New York Times Online

Unlimited New York Times access is available online from home and inside the library!

For access from home, click the above "New York Times Online" link to sign in with your library card and for detailed instructions about how to redeem your code for unlimited access to current and past articles.

To access the New York Times within the library, sign on to the library's Wi-Fi, navigate to nytimes.com and create a login. Any time you are on our network and signed into the New York Times website you will have unlimited access to current and past articles.

Philadelphia Inquirer

It's easier than ever to read current and past issues of The Philadelphia Inquirer on your computer, tablet, and phone. Want to read today's paper? Login with your library barcode, then select the link marked with the current year. 

RBdigital Magazines

Read magazines on the computer or on iPad, iPhone, Android devices and on Kindle Fire. No wait, no limit! Keep magazine issues as long as you’d like.

50+ popular titles to choose from including Men’s Journal, Clean Eating, Shape, Better Homes & Gardens, Food Network, ESPN, HGTV, Cloth Paper Scissors, Us Weekly, Woman’s World, Esquire, Highlights, Cricket, National Geographic, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, OK, MacWorld, PCWorld, and many more! Set up email alerts for the latest issues of your favorite titles and search for specific articles within the collection.

To use the app: Search the app store for RBdigital. Download and open app. To create an account within the app: Screen 1: Select country (USA is at the top of the list) Screen 2: Select "Zinio Value Collection..." under "Select State" THEN scroll down to "New Jersey--Avalon Free Public Library." Follow prompts to create username and password.  If you already have an RBdigital account follow prompts to sign in with your email and password. 

To create an account online: Click on the link to the RB Digital Magazines website, select “create new account” in the upper-right corner, insert library card number and follow the prompts to create a username (your email) and a password. Open app and tap "Login" to enter username (email) and password. 

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     RBdigital for iOS     RBdigital for Android

Music

Freegal Music

Freegal Music offers ad-free streaming & downloadable music, featuring millions of songs from thousands of record labels, including Sony Music Entertainment. Up to 3 hours of streaming and 5 downloads per week!

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     Freegal for iOS     Freegal for Android

Hoopla

Hoopla instantly delivers thousands of free movies, television shows, music and audiobooks from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers for streaming on your computer or for temporary download to smartphones, tablets, and Apple TV. All you need is your valid Avalon library card. Get the iOS app or the Android app. 

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     Hoopla for iOS     Hoopla for Android

Qello

After careful consideration, Stingray Quello has been discontinued. We hate to disappoint and we welcome your feedback. If you would like to provide comments, please click the "Contact Us" button located under the "Connect" menu and complete the form.

Video

Hoopla

Hoopla instantly delivers thousands of free movies, television shows, music and audiobooks from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers for streaming on your computer or for temporary download to smartphones, tablets, and Apple TV. All you need is your valid Avalon library card. Get the iOS app or the Android app.

On a phone or tablet? Download the app here:     Hoopla for iOS     Hoopla for Android

Kanopy

Kanopy allows users to instantly stream a variety of independent, arthouse, foreign, and classic films, documentaries, and a selection of videos for kids! Featuring content from The Criterion Collection, Paramount Pictures, the BBC, Magnolia Pictures, Film Movement, Oscilloscope Pictures, Music Box Films, PBS, Samuel Goldwyn Films, The Orchard, Strand Releasing, and nearly 3500 classes from The Great Courses, among others, there is bound to be something for every film lover! All you need is your valid Avalon library card. Titles can be viewed on a computer or via the apps listed below.

On a phone, tablet, or smart TV device? Download the app here:    Kanopy for iOS & AppleTV    Kanopy for Android    Kanopy for Roku    Kanopy for Amazon Fire Tablet    Kanopy for Chromecast

 

Qello

After careful consideration, Stingray Quello has been discontinued. We hate to disappoint and we welcome your feedback. If you would like to provide comments, please click the "Contact Us" button located under the "Connect" menu and complete the form.