Mobile Library Services

Access library resources — even when you're not at the library! Several of the library's subscription database services provide mobile applications for portable devices. Locate the App from the device provider's website or store and follow the instructions for logging in to the Alexandria Library's services.


Apps

Alexandria Library Mobile App -- Account Access, Catalog Searching, and More
OverDrive -- eBooks and eAudiobooks
OneClickdigital -- eAudiobooks
Zinio Digital Magazines -- eMagazines
Mango Languages  -- Language Learning
Gale Databases -- Articles

 

 Alexandria Library Mobile App (Apple and Android devices)

AlexLibVA Mobile Catalog App

Download the free Alexandria Library Mobile App to get on-the-go mobile access to our online catalog. The app is compatible with Android, iPhone and iPod Touch devices and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play for free.



What can you do with Alexandria Library Mobile App?

Access Your Account:  Using your library card number and pin you can check due dates, place a hold, renew a book, you can even get alerts when books are due or holds become available.  

Locate: Find branch locations, hours, phone numbers.

Search the Catalog:  Search the catalog by author, title, subject, barcode, or keyword.  You'll see book summaries, cover images, number of copies and more. 

Scan Barcodes:  If you see a book you like at a friend's house or a bookstore, scan the barcode and see if the library has it and which branch has the item

Event Listings: Looking for something fun to do? Check out our library events

 

Available at iTunes App Store (Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. When downloading for iPads select the "iPhone only" option on the device dropdown.)

BookMyne App for Androids

BookMyne, a similar app which will access your account and the library catalog, is accessible for Android devices at Google Play (Requires 2.3 and up)

 

Getting Started

Searching the Catalog

 

  OverDrive App (Apple and Android devices)

OverDrive App

OverDrive works with leading technology companies to develop recommended software and apps for end users to enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, music and video. Compatible computers and devices include PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad®, Android, BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone. Kindle® compatibility (US schools and libraries only) requires Kindle device or Kindle reading apps developed by Amazon.

 

Available at the iTunes App Store or Android Marketplace

 

App Screenshots

 

 

  OneClickdigital App  (Apple devices only)

OneClickdigital app

An easy to use application to download and transfer audiobooks from OneClickdigital. Before using you have to first visit our OneClickdigital site to create an account. 

 

Available only at the iTunes App Store

 

App Screenshots

 

 

  Zinio Digital Magazines  (Apple and Android devices)

Zinio app

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on a tablet or mobile device using the free Zinio Reader app. Learn more about connecting to Alexandria Library's digital magazine collection.

 

Available at the iTunes App Store or Google Play

 

App Screenshots

 

 

  Mango Mobile Library Edition (Apple devices only)

Mango Mobile App

Learn languages everywhere you go with the free Mango Mobile Library Edition app for the iPhone® and iPod touch® (it also runs on the iPad®). Full featured, Mango Mobile Library Edition provides access to all the Mango language courses offered through Alexandria Library. Courses offered include,  Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Mandarin), *French, *German, *Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, *Spanish (Latin America). * denotes popular course

 

Available at the iTunes App Store

 

App screenshots

 

 

  Gale Databases App (Apple and Android devices)

The AccessMyLibrary Public Edition mobile app from Gale. AccessMyLibrary uses GPS to find libraries within a 10-mile radius of your location, then gives you free, unlimited access to their reputable, authoritative Gale online resources — without the need to log in. Based on your current location, AccessMyLibrary locates libraries within a 10-mile radius. You can then select a library and access all its Gale electronic resources. Remember to bookmark your library to access it from anywhere on earth that you have access to the Internet.

 

Now available at the iTunes App Store or Android Marketplace

 

App screenshots