Access ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, and comic books online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Hoopla account with an email address and password then log in and click the settings gear to add your library card barcode and PIN
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire devices
  • Loan period = 21 days
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month (includes movies, TV, music albums, & comics)

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Fire

Access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, comic books, and magazines online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • If you have an Android or iOS (Apple) system, we recommend using the Libby app
  • If you have a Kindle, use the OverDrive app
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Kindle E-reader devices
  • Loan period = 14 days
  • Loan limit = 10 titles at one time

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Kindle

Borrow magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, or iPhone devices
  • Loan period = 14 days
  • Loan limit = 10 titles at one time

Instructions to Get Started:

 GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android

New York Times Logo

How it Works:

  • Unlimited access while using any device on the Thomas Crane Public Library network
  • Does NOT include access to the crossword, premium cooking section, and the archives between 1923-1980
  • Go to nytimes.com
  • Click Register Now and create a free personal nytimes.com account
  • Offsite? No problem, just get a token for 72 hours of offsite access

 NO APP REQUIRED

Wall Street Journal Logo

How it Works:

  • Access the Wall Street Journal from anywhere
  • Go to our catalog and log into your library account
  • Click the Wall Street Journal - Quincy link in the left side menu
  • Click the Wall Street Journal logo
  • Create a WSJ account or log in to an existing account
  • Your access will be available for 3 days
  • At the conclusion of the 3 day period, return to the catalog, click the Wall Street Journal - Quincy link, and login as an existing user with the credentials you created

 NO APP REQUIRED

Patriot Ledger Collection

How it Works:

  • Search more than 19 years of Quincy history. Coverage from 2000 through current.
  • Explore current and archived issues of The Patriot Ledger with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.

 NO APP REQUIRED

The Quincy Sun Logo Banner

How it Works:

  • Search any name or keyword across every issue of the Sun published between September 1968 to 2012 and find a digital image of the page where the information was published.
  • Need us to do a search for you? Stop by the Main Library reference desk (top floor), email quref@ocln.org, or call 617-376-1300 x3.

 NO APP REQUIRED

The Enterprise Collection Logo Banner

How it Works:

  • Search more than 19 years of Brockton news. Coverage from 2000 through current.
  • Explore current and archived issues of The Enterprise with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.

 NO APP REQUIRED

How it Works:

 NO APP REQUIRED

Access ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, and comic books online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Hoopla account with an email address and password then log in and click the settings gear to add your library card barcode and PIN
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire devices
  • Loan period = 21 days
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month (includes movies, TV, music albums, & comics)

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Fire

Kanopy Logo

Access movies and TV shows online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Kanopy account with your library card number and PIN, and an email address and password
  • Stream on your computer, smart TV, Android, and Apple iOS devices
  • Loan period = 3 days once you press play
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android

Overdrive Logo

Access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, comic books, and magazines online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Depending on what device you're using, videos will play either in the OverDrive app (on Android, Chromebook, Apple iOS, and Amazon Fire devices) or right in your web browser
  • Loan period = 14 days
  • Loan limit = 10 titles at one time

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Fire

Access ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, and comic books online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Hoopla account with an email address and password then log in and click the settings gear to add your library card barcode and PIN
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire devices
  • Loan period = 21 days
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month (includes movies, TV, music albums, & comics)

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Fire

Tumblebooks Logo

Access 500+ animated talking picture books and read-alongs, including world languages, as well as National Geographic videos.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Stream unlimited content to computer or device

NO APP REQUIRED

Access ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, and comic books online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Hoopla account with an email address and password then log in and click the settings gear to add your library card barcode and PIN
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire devices
  • Loan period = 21 days
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month (includes movies, TV, music albums, & comics)

Instructions to Get Started:

 GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Fire

TumbleMath logo

Math picture books are the perfect way to bring math concepts to life! This free e-book collection supports math skills through animated picture books read out loud.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Stream unlimited content to computer or device

NO APP REQUIRED

Access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, comic books, and magazines online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • If you have an Android or iOS (Apple) system, we recommend using the Libby app
  • If you have a Kindle, use the OverDrive app
  • Stream on your computer or download to Android, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Kindle E-reader devices
  • Loan period = 14 days
  • Loan limit = 10 titles at one time

Instructions to Get Started:

 GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android | Amazon Kindle

Kanopy Logo

Access movies and TV shows online.

How it Works:

  • Requires Thomas Crane Public Library card. Get an e-card now
  • Create a Kanopy account with your library card number and PIN, and an email address and password
  • Stream on your computer, smart TV, Android, and iOS devices
  • Loan period = 3 days once you press play
  • Loan limit = 7 total items per month
  • Kanopy Kids collection available!

Instructions to Get Started:

 GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android

Kidspeak Logo - Transparent Language Online

Online language learning for kids and adults, offering over 100 languages for adults and Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish with kid-friendly materials.

How it Works:

  • There is no library card requirement; just sign up for a Transparent account
  • Optimized for touchscreen use on iPads and Android tablets, Transparent Language Online works on virtually any Internet-connected device or computer

Instructions to Get Started:

 NO APP REQUIRED

Udemy Logo

Connect to 4,000+ on-demand online video courses taught by world-class instructors.

How it Works:

  • Requires a physical Thomas Crane Public Library card (No card? Email quref@ocln.org)
  • Also requires a free Google or Microsoft account to sign into Udemy
  • When you're prompted for your organization's account, type gale.udemy.com, then search for Thomas Crane Public Library
  • Stream on your computer, or download the Udemy for Business app on Android or Apple iOS

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android 

Transparent Language Online Logo

Learn a new language anywhere, anytime, for any language goal — in 100+ languages.

How it Works:

  • There is no library card requirement; just sign up for a Transparent account
  • Stream on your computer or mobile device via a web browser, or download the Transparent Language app on Android or Apple iOS

Instructions to Get Started:

GET THE APP | Apple iOS | Android