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Music Online

Download or stream music from one of our music services.

  • Freegal Music Enjoy 24/7 streaming and 3 downloads per week! Freegal offers access to about 11 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.
  • Hoopla - Download audio recordings
  • Music Online - Streaming audio recordings 
  • Naxos - Stream Classical, Jazz, World, and Classic Rock 
  • Naxos Jazz - Streaming classic and contemporary jazz

Not sure where to start? Read More>


 

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Read daily issues and articles of the New York Times for free! Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars, and more.

  • Accessing from our libraries? Join our Wi-Fi, go to NYTimes.com, and set up or log into your existing New York Times account. 
  • Accessing from home? Click Here, sign in with your library card (or apply for an eCard to sign in) and then set up or log into your existing New York Times account. This will give you a 24-hour pass, which can be renewed by re-authenticating with the link above.

Access provided by the California State Library.

Researching or looking for previously published New York Times articles? Try New York Times (1980-Current).


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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a Glendale Library, Arts & Culture card!

Glendale Library, Arts & Culture card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies, and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, and computers. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser. 

There’s no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, CDs, or audiobooks, and hoopla digital's automatic return feature eliminates late fees.

Once you have downloaded the app to your device(s) and/or used the hoopla digital website you will be prompted to enter your email address, a password, your library card number, and your library card PIN number. You may also need to choose your library: Glendale Library, Arts & Culture (CA). The system will validate that you are in good standing with the library, so that you may begin to browse, borrow, and enjoy the content. 

Come see what all the hoopla’s about:

  • Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the hoopla digital app and via your PC web browsers.
  • When using hoopla you will be able to begin streaming the content immediately. You can also download content to view at a later date (in case you won’t have Wi-Fi on that camping trip).
  • You will be allowed to borrow 5 titles each month
    • Video lends for 72 hours
    • Music lends for 7 days
    • Audiobooks lend for 21 days
  • You are able to view/listen to borrowed content as often as you want during the checkout period and you can return any borrowed title whenever you want.

We hope you enjoy this new service and encourage you to share your experience on our Facebook and Twitter social media feeds at @MyGlendaleLAC.

Click here to view the video tutorial:

 


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eBooks & Downloadables

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Download eBooks, audiobooks, music, video, and more. 

  • OverDrive - Access eBooks, audiobooks, music and videos.   
  • cloudLibrary - Access eBooks.
  • Hoopla - Download eBooks and audiobooks

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MangoAppLearn a new language with this interactive database that provides step-by-step lesson plans for 52 different languages. This database features ESL lessons for Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese speakers.  Read More>


Mobile App

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Search the Library, Arts & Culture catalog, place holds, renew your items, download eBooks, access databases, learn a language, browse historical photos of Glendale, CA. Connect to the Library Facebook pages and Twitter feed and City of Glendale social media feeds.  Read More>