About the Library
Book Lovers Page
Programs and Events
These services are free with your valid BRPL library card.
Download eBooks from OverDrive to your computer and most portable devices
including Kindles, Nooks, Sony Readers and smartphones. Check out popular
and nonfiction books from bestselling authors as well as classic works
and children's books.
an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young
children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Use in the library
or outside of the library with your library card number. Enjoy books, games,
Download eAudiobooks from OverDrive to your computer and most portable
devices including iPods, MP3 players and smartphones. Check out popular
nonfiction audiobooks books for adults and children from bestselling
Streaming video is now available from Overdrive. Watch
videos anytime, anywhere, on any computer, tablet or mobile device with
an internet connection,
without having to download files or use special software.
Need help with OverDrive? View the Getting
Skip the downloads and software and go straight to reading with OverDrive Read.
Do you need device-specific intructions
for OverDrive?: Android, Apple
Readers (Adobe Digital Editions), Kindle, Kindle
Fire, Kobo Tablet, Nook, Windows
Do you need one-on-one help? Book a Librarian
Enjoy access to The New York Times online!
In Library use, on Library computers:
via Library WiFi, at home, or the NYT app.
Freegal Music is a free music service,
offering access to about 8 million songs, including Sony Music's
catalog of legendary artists. Each BRPL card holder can stream up to
three hours of music a day and download and keep up to five songs each
week. Song files are DRM-free, so they can be saved to any computer and
used on most mobile devices and MP3 player. The Freegal App is available
in the App Store and Google Play store.
a digital magazine service allowing users access to popular titles, such
as People, Entertainment Weekly, Money and Time.
Read current and back issues via web browser or custom
app made specifically for the iPad or iPad mini. Download magazines
to read offline, anytime, anywhere. View FAQs
for Libraries: Download articles and images from cover-to-cover
replicas of dozens of popular magazines using your computer, tablet,
or smartphone. View device-specific setup instructions for Android,
Find articles and information from newspapers, magazines, reference
books, and other digital resources, on a wide range of topics including
health, investments, history, literature, and current events.
Training contains more than 40,000 instructional videos for the
most popular software, mobile devices, and social media including: Microsoft
suite of software, Adobe software, Apple software and devices, Google,
AutoCAD, Blackboard, Kindle, Facebook, Twitter, blogging, and even web
development. It also includes online workshops on career and job skills.
The short videos are appropriate for all ages and skill levels and include
screen shots and views to make everything perfectly clear.
Library: A collection of practice tests, study guides, tutorials
and more on a wide variety of topics, including: public speaking, writing
and grammar, GED, ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, popular software, job
searching, workplace skills, TOEIC, U.S. citizenship, civil service
exams and licensing and certification preparation. Designed for students
of all ages, in English and Spanish. First time users will need to
create an account.
Language: A language-learning program that
provides an effective, fun, and engaging experience for language learners
Class™: Learn something new today. The BRPL offers over 500
free online continuing education classes through Universal Class™.
These self-paced, non-credit personal and professional development
classes are led by real instructors who will give you continuous feedback
on your progress. The diverse range of subjects include computers,
resumé writing, business, home and garden, health and medicine,
hobbies, and more.
*Universal Class™ is brought to you
by a contribution from The
Friends of the Library.*
The online resources that are accessible through the Library contain material
subject to the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). This
Law governs the making of copies or other reproductions, including digital reproductions,
of copyrighted material. The person using these resources is responsible for