The library in your pocket! BPL Mobile makes it easy to find and discover titles, manage your account, and get the branch and availability information you need. You can even scan the ISBN barcode on a book in a bookstore to see if BPL owns the title. The app is available now for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and for Android phones and tablets. We also have a mobile version of our library catalogue available, at http://burnaby.bibliocommons.com/?mobile=1. Access your account, renew items, place holds and more, with a new easier-to-use mobile site.
The library subscribes to a number of databases that can be accessed on the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android devices. Download these apps to access newspapers, magazines, academic journals, e-books, audiobooks and more. For a complete list of all of our databases, see Databases A to Z.
The EBSCOhost app allows you to access 1,700 periodicals in a broad range of disciplines, including general reference, business, health, education, general science and more. EBSCOhost has a mobile app for Apple devices and will be releasing an app for Android soon. To access the app, you'll first need to visit EBSCOhost, and set up your account. To do this, click on the "EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications" link at the bottom of the EBSCOhost landing page.
The Mango Languages app allows you to access Mango's interactive online language courses on the go. Mango focuses on everyday, common conversations to enhance vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and cultural understanding. Choose from among more than 40 languages, including English. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Mango Languages, and set up a free account.
The Naxos Music Library app allows you access to Naxos and Naxos Jazz on the go. Stream more than 75,000 music CDs on your mobile device. The music is mostly classical, with some jazz and world music. More than 1,000 new CDs are added each month. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Naxos Music Library, and create a free account.
The OneClickDigital app allows you to access OneClickDigital audiobooks on your mobile device. Choose from 300 audiobooks from Recorded Books, including 100 Canadian audiobooks from Maple Leaf Audio. To access the app, you'll first need to visit OneClick Digital and create a free account. The app is currently available for iPhone and iPad; an Android version is coming soon.
The OverDrive Media Console allows you to search for, download, and enjoy e-books and audiobooks from Library to Go, including both the BPL collection and the BC Libraries shared collection. The OverDrive Media Console app is available for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry (including the Blackberry PlayBook), and Android phones and tablets.
The Zinio app allows you to access Zinio magazines on the go, and even download them for later reading without an internet connection. The Zinio app is available for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry Playbook, Kindle Fire and Android phones and tablets. To access the app, you'll first need to visit the library's Zinio collection and create a Zinio account.