Libby by OverDrive

Libby by OverDrive

Welcome to Libby by OverDrive! Use the Libby app to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming video on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more in the the Help Guides.

Not ready to try Libby? You can still access the legacy OverDrive app by any browser.

 

Libby by OverDrive’s downloadable ebook and audiobook collections are curated by the Charleston County Public Library. The magazine and streaming video content is not curated by CCPL.

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The New York Times

Learn About Access to The New York Times

Access newspapers dating from 1851-1922 and 1981-present day. Registration is required.

On-site access is available through CCPL WiFi and branch computers; external access requires a valid Charleston County Public Library card. Use the same log in credentials for access inside or outside the library. Once logged in externally, you have 24 hours of free access to The New York Times and may reactivate your account as needed. To log in from outside the library, click here

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USA Today

Learn About Access to USA Today

Search nearly 35 years of national and local news reported in USA Today. Coverage from 1987 through current. Explore current and archived issues of USA Today with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles. To access the full-color digital daily edition of USA Today, click on the link with format type of Image and choose today's date from the calendar menu.

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Consumer Reports

Learn About Access to Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD-TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, Consumer Reports provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

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Flipster

Learn About Flipster

Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of magazines, courtesy of the library. With Flipster, patrons have the option of accessing the content at the library or remotely. Magazines can also be downloaded to phones and tablets, for offline reading anytime, anywhere. Flipster offers an easy, browseable reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The table of contents contains links for quick access to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability. CCPL's Flipster collection consists of 13 professional journals and review sources, like Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, New York Review of Books, Information Today, Horn Book, Computers in Libraries, and Book Forum.

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hoopla

Learn About hoopla

hoopla is an online streaming service that offers  free access to e-books,  comics, audiobooks, music, films & television.  To use hoopla, all you need is a valid CCPL library card and a web browser or mobile device.  Each user gets 10 downloads per calendar month for the available formats. Unused checkouts do not rollover to the next month. e-books, audiobooks and comics can be checked out for three weeks; music albums can be checked out for one week, and TV shows can be checked out for three days.

This subscription service’s content is not curated by the Charleston County Public Library and all selections are made by this vendor.

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The Post and Courier

Learn About Access to The Post and Courier

Search nearly 25 years of Charleston and South Carolina history with The Post and Courier Collection. Coverage from 1994 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Post and Courier with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.

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