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Comics Plus: Library Edition

Freegal   A downloadable music service that the Westchester Library System subscribes to. All you need to access the service is your Westchester Library card. Patrons now receive five weekly downloads and three hours of music streaming per day.

Kanopy video streaming is now available for patrons age 13 and older. The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.

Hoopla Digital   is a groundbreaking digital media service  that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. You will need your library card number and PIN number to establish an account.


      Hoopla Bonus Borrows


Teen Ink: Magazine, Website & Books

YALSA Book Finder   

Every Book You Can Read for Free!  

Love to write? Need some ideas?

Learning Express 3.0 Register to access practice standardized tests for 4th, 5th, and 8th grades; GED, SAT, ACT, AP, GMAT, ESL, Civil Service exams, US Citizenship and more.

Driving Tests   In partnership with, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.

Stuck at home? So is Aiden!

Join us Tuesdays @ 2 p.m. (ET) for this weekly webcast serial of
Starting Tuesday, March 24!

There’s a lot going on these days, what with school closures, and social distancing, and toilet-paper conundrums. It’s heavy stuff. It’s worrisome stuff. And it’s stuff that we’re all experiencing right along with Aiden Tyler, the title character in author Rex Ogle’s (Free Lunch) new & original story, AIDEN TYLER, QUARAN-TEEN.

Rex is writing this creative new middle-grade offering in real-time, about our real-world predicament, and will be reading each week’s newest chapter aloud on this one-of-a-kind webcast “serial”!

Tune in every Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET to catch the latest in Aiden’s quaran-teen’ed story—and stick around after the reading for a weekly Q&A with Rex. This is the perfect virtual get-away for students and educators looking for a fun and relatable escape from their own quarantines!

Tune in by clicking here.


Feeling blue while “stuck at home?”
Here are some fun ideas of things for you and your friends to do:
Fun Brain Teasers, Puzzles and Games for Teens and Adults | SharpBrains
Learn an instrument at home
Read 1000s of teen books & graphic novels
25 Awesome fun projects for teen boys (& girls!)
Remember you are not alone,