Digital Branch

Welcome to our Digital Branch, providing quick access to key resources and services, 24/7. 

eBooks & eAudiobooks

Access thousands of downloadable eBooks, magazines, and comics for all ages through Libby. Check out 10 items and put 10 on hold. Books can be checked out for three weeks and are automatically returned.

Read eBooks, comic books, graphic novels and listen to eAudiobooks instantly! Abington library card holders can borrow five titles per month. 

Movies and Streaming TV

Stream movies and TV shows instantly—there’s never a wait! Abington cardholders can borrow up to five titles per month.

Watch independent, international, classic, and documentary films on-demand with Kanopy. Add the Kanopy app to your mobile device or smart TV and start streaming. Abington cardholders can borrow up to ten titles per month.

Newspapers and Magazines

New York Times

Access the New York Times for free with unlimited digital access. First time users will have to create a NYT account at nytimes.com and return to this page for access.  

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Access the digital version of the Inquirer from 2018 to today’s issue. Full text articles are available from 1981 to today.  

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Libby

Borrow current and past issues of popular magazines from Libby. Magazines can be checked out for up to 21 days and do not count against your loans.

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Consumer Reports

Access Consumer Reports for reviews on many products—appliances, electronics, home and garden items, cars, and more.  

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For more magazines, newspapers, and periodicals, visit our E-resource page and sort by “Magazines and Journals.”

Digital Learning

Mango Languages

With more than 70 different languages to choose from, get started learning a language today! 

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Universal Class

With more than 500 courses, led by professional instructors, learn about everything from exercise and fitness to pet and animal care, and so much more. 

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Scholastic teacher-authors create and vet thousands of high‑quality, ready‑to-use resources to save you countless hours of searching for reliable content. 

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New York Times Cooking

Access New York Times Cooking with your Abington library card. Get your code through this link, good for 24 hours. 

 

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For Children, Families, and Educators

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. Linking fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade 5 will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, and more.  Learn more

Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, TV shows, movies, and comic books for all ages. Download titles to your mobile device so children can read, watch, and listen while on the road or away from wi-fi access.  Learn more 

Kanopy Kids offers on-demand movies and TV shows for children, including favorite TV series, read-along books, classic movies, and more. Watch up to 10 titles per month. Learn more

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music albums, comic books and more for all ages. Checkout up to ten items at once and put up to ten items on hold. Items can be borrowed for up to three weeks. Learn more

Check out the POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids.  Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a Librarian, books, movies and PA Photos and Documents are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.  Learn more

Scholastic teacher-authors create and vet thousands of high‑quality, ready‑to-use resources to save you countless hours of searching for reliable content. 

Scholastic Teachables features: 

  • Teacher & Homeschool Supports 
  • Leveled Mini Books 
  • Leveled Learning Collections 
  • Created & Vetted by Teachers! 
  • Consistent Content Added Monthly

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Access online book lists for all ages, curated by Abington Township Public Library librarians. Includes Abington School District Summer Reading lists, Reading Olympics, and book lists on a wide range of topics. Learn more

This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Learn more

TrueFLIX, Grolier's non-fiction counterpart to BookFLIX, is now available in POWER Library.

This science and social studies resource for 3rd through 6th graders includes a “Resources & Tools” section, which offers lesson plans, quizzes, promotional materials and other downloadable resources. Learn more

Children can watch and listen to a large collection of animated, online story books. There is also a large collection of audio books, including ones in French and Spanish. TumbleBooks also has book related puzzles and games. 

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