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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Downloadable Books, Music, Movies, TV, Magazines & Reference

"Free Download!" on Laptop-copyright georgejmclittle/Fotolia.comWelles-Turner Library offers our patrons a broad selection of downloadable audio and ebook programs, which can be used to download books to your home computer, and Freegal, a free downloadable music service. You can then choose to listen from your computer, burn the files to a CD, or transfer the files to an mp3 player.

You can stream independent films from InstantFlix and exclusive television shows from Acorn TV.

And you can use Zinio to view magazines.

BiblioBoard gives you access to an extensive variety of reference materials, while The Great Courses Library Collection offers instruction on a wide range of educational topics.

With hoopla, you can download digital books, movies, music and more.

 

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hoopla digital logohoopla digital web buttonDownload digital books, audio books, movies, TV shows, music and more through hoopla digital. Starting January 1, 2017, head over to www.hoopladigital.com, or download the free hoopla digital app for your Android or iOS device. You will be able to instantly borrow or stream titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – no holds, no waiting.

 

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RBdigital Audio & eBooks Web ButtonDownload audio & ebooks from RBdigital. These are the same high quality unabridged recordings that you find in the cassettes and CDs available from Recorded Books. New titles are added monthly. Audiobooks for children and teens are also available.

OverDrive Audio & eBooks ButtonDownload audio & ebooks through Overdrive. This service is offered through Library Connection. You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD.

 

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3M Cloud Library ButtonDownload ebooks using the 3M Cloud Library. This is an app-based service. Simply download the appropriate app, log in with your value Welles-Turner Library card and select from the collection of titles.

Freading eBooks ButtonDownload ebooks through Freading.You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD.

RBdigital eBooks & Audios Web ButtonDownload ebooks & audios from RBdigital.These are the same high quality unabridged recordings that you find in the cassettes and CDs available from Recorded Books. New titles are added monthly. Audiobooks for children and teens are also available.

OverDrive eBooks & Audios ButtonDownload ebooks & audios through Overdrive. This service is offered through Library Connection. You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD. To access OverDrive's troubleshooting guide, click here.

 

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ComicsPlus ButtonDownload graphic novels and comics through ComicsPlus. ComicsPlus: Library Edition brings thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any web-connected device. This revolutionary digital collection includes thousands of titles and series from the biggest publishers in comics: IDW and Dark Horse, among others.

 

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Freegal Music ButtonDownload music from Freegal. Freegal allows users to download music from Sony Music Entertainment's extensive catalog. Thousands of songs in over a hundred genres from fifty record labels are available. New titles are added regularly.

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InstantFlix Web ButtonDownload independent films from InstantFlix. InstantFlix, which directly supports filmmakers by letting them earn money for every minute of video watched, brings engaging stories to movie lovers around the world. You can enjoy unlimited access to over 7,000 high quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV shows and web series from 85 countries.

Acorn TV Web ButtonStream TV shows and documentaries with Acorn TV. Acorn TV brings world-class mysteries, dramas and comedies from Britain and beyond to library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Binge watch your favorite shows!

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RBdigital Magazines Web ButtonDownload magazines from RBdigital. RBdigital offers full digital magazines with color pictures, intuitive navigation and keyword article searches. These magazines are easily viewed on any Internet-enabled device. Apps are available for i/Pad/iPhone and Android users.

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BiblioBoard Reference Materials Web ButtonDownload reference materials and more through BiblioBoard. BiblioBoard provides access to thousands of primary source materials such as monographs, maps, letters, pamphlets, diaries, photos, streaming audio and video to over 400 unique topics. It also gives the library and other Glastonbury organizations the ability to upload digital content that will be accessible to all users. Recently added: Dark Horse Comics, Kingstone Media, Zeta and Wiley's for Dummies technology titles. To get started, click on the BiblioBoard button. Select "Library Credentials," then select "Glastonbury/Welles-Turner Memorial Library" and enter your library card number.

The Great Courses Library CollectionThe Great Courses Library Collection. This service provides unlimited access to engaging professors covering a wide variety of topics. Of the more than 500,000 college professors in the world, only a select few are chosen to teach one of The Great Courses. They include award-winning experts and professors from the most respected institutions in the world and were chosen based solely on one factor: their ability to teach. The courses range from a myriad of subjects and include: • History • Health • Science • Language Arts, and much more!

 
 

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