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Do You Have a New Tablet?

Make sure to take advantage of all the free eBooks, music, and movies the library has to offer. We even have classes to help you learn how!

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Axis 360 eBook database
Axis 360 eBook Library

New to Axis 360 eBooks or need help?

Axis 360 Help

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You can browse and search through the Axis 360 eBook Library, powered by Baker and Taylor, for eBooks to read on your computer, or on your Android or Apple iOS portable devices. Beginning September 8, 2015, a new app, Axis 360, has replaced all previous apps (AxisReader and Blio) for portable devices. You must download the new Axis 360 app from the Google Play Store (Android devices) or the Apple App Store (Apple iOS devices).

Check the App Zone to see which formats you can use with your device.

Downloadable User Guides
Android* Quick-start Guide (pdf) User Guide (pdf) Help videos
Apple iOS Quick-start Guide (pdf) User Guide (pdf) Help videos
*Please note that Axis 360 works best for Apple iOS users at this time. If you experience issues using Axis 360 with your Android device, please try our Greater Phoenix Digital Library instead.
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Freegal eMusic

It's free, it's legal . . . it's Freegal! Download up to five MP3s per week from a catalog of millions of songs, plus a selection of music videos. There are no DRM (digital rights management) restrictions. They're yours to keep!

Freegal FAQ
Freegal App Installation
Freegal Mobile App Instructions
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Getting Started with Freegal Music on Tablets & Smartphones (flyer)
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Greater Phoenix Digital Library
NoticeOverdrive has rolled out an app update for iOS/Apples devices which is causing the app to crash intermittently. Overdrive hopes to have this issue resolved by early next week. In the meantime, please un-install and re-install the Overdrive app.

Please remember that the Adobe ID is no longer used to authenticate in the Overdrive app. Customers who update to the newest version of the Overdrive app will be prompted to create an Overdrive account instead. You can read more about that here.

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You can browse and search through the Greater Phoenix Digital Library. powered by OverDrive, for thousands of e-Books to use on your computer or portable devices.

Take a look at the compatible devices page to see what formats you can use with your device. You can also download audio eBooks, music, and videos to your computer or portable devices.

Downloadable Guides
Reading a Library eBook in the Chrome Browser on Any Computer or Tablet
A Guide to Checking Out Free Library Materials Using Greater Phoenix Digital Library Basic eBook Guide
Getting Started: Android Getting Started: Kindle Fire
Getting Started: iOS Getting Started: NOOK
Getting Started with Overdrive eBooks on Tablets, Smartphones, Chromebooks, Computers, and eReaders (flyer)
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NEW! Hoopla is Here!

With Hoopla, you can instantly borrow hundreds of thousands of free digital movies, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics, 24/7 with your library card. Checkout limit is 10 items per month.

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ONEBOOKAZ/Reading Arizona from the Arizona State Library
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The Blind EyeThe Blind Eye
Marcia Fine

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Welcome To HarmonyWelcome to Harmony
Dan Trumpis

Read Now!

Bruce and the Road to CourageBruce and the Road to Courage
Gale Leach

Read Now!
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Reading Arizona
Enjoy this free ebook collection available to all Arizonans! From territorial histories to thrilling mysteries, Reading Arizona hosts ebooks telling uniquely Arizonan stories.

Getting Started with Reading Arizona


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Teen SYNC audio program!

SYNC gives away two complete audiobook downloads (a current young adult title paired thematically with a classic or required summer reading title) each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in session. Titles are delivered through the same OverDrive Media Console used for your Greater Phoenix DIgital Library account.

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Zinio eMagazines
Zinio for Libraries features full-color, interactive digital magazines. Browse a collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.
Zinio FAQ Getting Started with Zinio Digital Magazines on Computers (flyer) Getting Started with Zinio Digital Magazines on Tablets & Smartphones (flyer)
User Guide-Desktop Watch a Tutorial-Desktop Zinio Desktop Reader App
User Guide-Android Watch a Tutorial-Android Zinio Android App
User Guide-iPad Watch a Tutorial-iPad Zinio iOS App
User Guide-Kindle Fire HD Watch a Tutorial-Kindle Fire HD Zinio Win 8 App
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Other Magazine Databases
You can search for full-text magazine articles in our other magazine databases online using your computer's web browser.
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