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Online resources from home -- list update 11-09-2019

posted Nov 12, 2019, 10:42 AM by NF Library   [ updated Mar 28, 2020, 7:15 AM by NF Director ]

ONLINE RESOURCES start at www.newfairfieldlibrary.org

Available for New Fairfield residents with a valid library card. (11-09-19)

From home:

Under Digital Downloads tab:

OVERDRIVE - Provides downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and some PBS videos. Go to: http://libraryconnection.lib.overdrive.com/ or follow link from library homepage to set up an account.  Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account. Follow instructions to download software.

FREADING - downloadable e-books. http://newfairfieldlibrary.freading.com/index. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account.

RB DIGITAL - Downloadable e-books, e-audio, ACORN TV, and Great Courses.  Follow link from library homepage to register by creating an account with your library card. Apps available from App Store or Google Play.  http://newfairfieldct.rbdigital.com/.

FREEGAL - Download 1 free song a week from the Sony catalog. You own it. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account. http://www.freegalmusic.com/  Follow link from homepage to download apps and songs. Apps also at Google Play or iTunes.

KANOPY – A video streaming service of over 30,000 films. http://newfairfieldlibrary.kanopy.com. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account.  Limited to 8 downloads per month.

HOOPLA – Access to e-books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV using your library card and pin number from your library account. https://www.hoopladigital.com. Limited to 4 downloads per month.

Under Children’s Library – Kid stuff tab:

Bookflix - For children. View online color books with sound.

Under Reference/Research tab:

CT LIBRARY RESEARCH DATABASES: For students, consumers, researchers. Use multiple databases of authoritative, licensed information not available from a Google search. Access the Wall Street Journal, Money magazine, Consumer Reports and more. https://researchitct.org/classicpublic/

Under Catalog/My Account:

Library catalog and your personal Library account -- Reserve, renew, see what you have checked out, due dates, fines owed. https://nfld.agverso.com/home?cid=nfld&lid=nfld You need a library card with pin.

Under Contacts or Services tabs:

Send online requests for information, an interlibrary loan, or for us to purchase a new title. You can print off application forms for a library card, use of the community room, volunteering, donating. http://www.newfairfieldlibrary.org/

                                                            In-house at Library only:


ANCESTRY.COM - Allows access to Ancestry.com from computers at the library.

ABCmouse.com - Early Learning Academy - online education program for children ages 2–7.