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Palmerston North City Library App
The Palmerston North City Library app helps users explore the library and manage their accounts.
Search the catalogue for items to borrow or reserve. View and renew items you have checked out. Access e-books and other online resources. Read the latest library news and see upcoming events. Connect with us on social media.
This app replaces the Bookmyne app.
Access to hundreds of downloadable MP3 fiction and nonfiction e-Books and eAudiobooks for adults, young adults and children.
BorrowBox has over 3000 e-Books and 700 e-Audiobooks – new titles are being added all the time. The collection includes fiction and non-fiction items for adult, young adults and children. This platform focuses on Australian writers and publishers and includes many popular titles across a range of authors, genres and subjects.
You can borrow up to 10 ebooks and 10 eaudiobooks. Loan period is for 21 days (three weeks) and titles can be renewed if there are no reserves on them.
Titles can be reserved. They self expire after the due date and can be returned earlier if you want to.
Download the Borrowbox app from the Google Play store or the App store. Log-in with your library card. Browse titles, checkout items, and download to listen on the go.
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow digital books, audiobooks, and magazines using the Libby app by OverDrive.
Our OverDrive collection includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction digital books and magazines for adults, teens and children.
Browse titles, checkout items and download to your mobile device using the Libby app
Items are available for 21 days and will automatically expire.
RBdigital magazines will be available in OverDrive from 25 February 2021.
This collection includes fiction and non-fiction items for adult, young adults and children, on e-book formats. This platform focuses more on New Zealand writers and publishers, but includes many popular titles across a range of authors, genres and subjects.
Borrow up to 10 titles at any one time. Loan period is for 21 days (three weeks) and titles can be renewed if there are no existing reserves on them.
Titles can be reserved. Titles self expire and can be returned at any time.
Download the Wheelers app for IOS, Android and Windows.
This database provides instant access to 7000 plus newspapers and magazines, from 120 countries in 60 plus languages.
Stuff Ltd has restricted access to their magazine and newspaper titles through PressReader.
Their titles which include the Dominion Post and the Manawatu Standard are no longer available to be read from home via the PressReader app or website. Stuff titles are only accessible through the PressReader website at one of our Libraries.
Magazines and newspapers not published by Stuff are unaffected.
The RBdigital website and app will cease on the 31st March 2021
In addition to the 200 digital magazines formerly available through RBdigital, you have access to the entire OverDrive magazine collection consisting of over 3000 titles.
Users will sign into the Libby app with a library card and PIN.
Current magazines checked out in RBdigital will not transfer to your Libby account. You can access your back issues of magazines you borrowed by creating a ZINIO account using the same email address you used with RBdigital. Once registered, your previously borrowed magazines will be available in your new Zinio account.
More details can be found here overdrive.com/ZINIO-transition-preview
Learn a language, with more than 70 world language courses available (including English).
Mango utilises an engaging interface, and easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for new languages. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning in addition to critical thinking exercises, which help them to intuitively understand the language and adapt it to similar conversations.
You need to create a profile, and then link to our Library with your library card for free access to all Mango lessons.
Manawatū Heritage Tour App
Learn about Palmerston North through themed heritage tours. This app allows the whole family to explore our history by foot, bicycle or car.
Manawatū Heritage Tours App brings together community-initiated research, images and content from the award-winning Manawatū Heritage digital repository. Mobile technology helps people to explore Palmerston North's rich and often unknown history. Current tours include Women's Places, Military Tour (Walking), and Military Tour (Driving).
Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids.
Kanopy Kids has a wide selection of educational and entertaining content that range across movies, TV Series, animated storybooks, live action and animated favourites for children of all ages.
You need a Kanopy account to access Kanopy Kids, and a parent or guardian must create the account.
Set up Parental Controls to ensure your kids stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.
Enjoy unlimited plays in the specially curated collection for kids.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.
With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides Palmerston North City Library patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.
Create an account with Kanopy.
15 films (play credits) per calendar month.
Once you press play on a video, 1 film (play credit) is used.
You have 3 days (72 hours) to watch each film as many times as you like.
Streaming only, no downloading.
Stream from a computer, mobile device, Apple TV, and Chromecast.