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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12 pm - 9 pm
Fri & Sat 9 am - 5 pm 
Sun 1 pm - 5 pm

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Downloadable Books, Music, Movies, TV, Magazines & Reference

Welles-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 and exclusive television shows from Kanopy.

And you can use PressReader to view magazines and newspapers.

BiblioBoard gives you access to an extensive variety of reference materials and Learn It Live offers courses on health and wellness.

Hoopla

Download media through Hoopla. This service is a web and mobile library media streaming platform for audio books, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV.
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Libby by Overdrive. Download audiobooks through Libby. 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. Download ebooks using the 3M Cloud Library. This is an app-based service. Simply download the appropriate app, log in with your Welles-Turner Library card and select from the collection of titles.
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Freading. Download 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.
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Libby by Overdrive. Download ebooks through Libby. 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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Freegal. Download 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.
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Kanopy. Stream videos from Kanopy. Kanopy's streaming video service provides access to more than 30,000 documentaries, movies and educational materials.
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PressReader. Read newspapers and magazines from PressReader. Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves. No limits on downloads. They're yours to keep forever.
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Biblioboard. 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.
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Learn It Live. 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.

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SELF-e. Authors, 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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