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Welles-Turner
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2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
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Downloadable Books, Music, Movies, TV, Magazines & Reference

"Free Download!" on Laptop-copyright georgejmclittle/Fotolia.comWelles-Turner Library offers our patrons a broad selection of downloadable audio and ebook programs, which can be used to download books to your home computer, and free downloadable music services. You can choose to listen from your computer, burn the files to a CD, or transfer the files to an mp3 player.

You can stream movies from IndieFlix and exclusive television shows from Acorn TV.

And you can use RBdigital to view magazines and comics.

BiblioBoard gives you access to an extensive variety of reference materials, while The Great Courses Library Collection offers instruction on a wide range of educational topics. Learn It Live offers courses on health and wellness.

With hoopla, you can download digital books, movies, music and more.

 

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RBdigital Audiobooks ButtonDownload audiobooks from RBdigital. These are the same high quality unabridged recordings that you find in the cassettes and CDs available from Recorded Books. New titles are added monthly. Audiobooks for children and teens are also available.

OverDrive Audio & eBooks ButtonDownload audio & ebooks through Overdrive. This service is offered through Library Connection. You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD.

 

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3M Cloud Library ButtonDownload ebooks using the 3M Cloud Library. This is an app-based service. Simply download the appropriate app, log in with your value Welles-Turner Library card and select from the collection of titles.

Freading eBooks ButtonDownload ebooks through Freading.You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD.

RBdigital eBooks ButtonDownload ebooks & audios from RBdigital. These are the same high quality unabridged recordings that you find in the cassettes and CDs available from Recorded Books. New titles are added monthly. Audiobooks for children and teens are also available.

OverDrive eBooks & Audios ButtonDownload ebooks & audios through Overdrive. This service is offered through Library Connection. You can browse and search hundreds of titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them onto a CD. To access OverDrive's troubleshooting guide, click here.

 

hoopla digital

hoopla digital logohoopla digital web buttonDownload digital books, audio books, movies, TV shows, music and more through hoopla digital. Head over to www.hoopladigital.com, or download the free hoopla digital app for your Android or iOS device. You will be able to instantly borrow or stream titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – no holds, no waiting.

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RBdigital Comics Web ButtonRBdigital Comics brings the best comic titles from major brands to RBdigital mobile apps and browsers.

Downloadable MusicMusic

Freegal Music ButtonDownload music from Freegal. Freegal allows users to download music from Sony Music Entertainment's extensive catalog. Thousands of songs in over a hundred genres from fifty record labels are available. New titles are added regularly.

Qello Concerts Music Web ButtonDownload music from Qello Concerts. Qello Concerts contains more than 1,700 of the most amazing live moments in music streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

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Stream movies from IndieFlix. IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries and shorts.

Acorn TV Web ButtonStream TV shows and documentaries with Acorn TV. Acorn TV brings world-class mysteries, dramas and comedies from Britain and beyond to library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Binge watch your favorite shows!

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RBdigital Magazines Web ButtonDownload magazines from RBdigital. RBdigital offers full digital magazines with color pictures, intuitive navigation and keyword article searches. These magazines are easily viewed on any Internet-enabled device. Apps are available for i/Pad/iPhone and Android users.

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Download reference materials and more through BiblioBoard. BiblioBoard provides access to thousands of primary source materials such as monographs, maps, letters, pamphlets, diaries, photos, streaming audio and video to over 400 unique topics. You can also access Popup Picks, our community reading collection, top indie books, as well as comics and classic novels. To get started, download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android or Kindle device, or visit BiblioBoard Library on any web browser. If you are an author, submit to SELF-e, and your title will be included on BiblioBoard Library in the Indie CT collection.

Great Courses Web ButtonThe Great Courses Library Collection. This service provides unlimited access to engaging professors covering a wide variety of topics. Of the more than 500,000 college professors in the world, only a select few are chosen to teach one of The Great Courses. They include award-winning experts and professors from the most respected institutions in the world and were chosen based solely on one factor: their ability to teach. The courses range from a myriad of subjects and include: • History • Health • Science • Language Arts, and much more!

Learn It Live offers interactive, live video courses and thousands of recorded courses on health and wellness, spirituality, personal development and more. This unique service allows library patrons to interact with top authors and instructors from around the world. Topics include cooking, nutrition, child care, financial wellness, fitness, yoga, mindfulness, stress reduction and more.

 

Self-Publishing

SELF-e Self-Publishing Web ButtonAuthors, submit your book to SELF-e to have it showcased in the Indie CT Statewide Collection while retaining all rights to your work. Readers across the state can discover your work with the potential for national exposure. To learn more, you can watch this short video, then submit your book to SELF-e now!

 

 

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To view the entire suite of RBdigital services, click here. Then scroll down to the bottom of the page for available RBdigital apps.

 

 

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