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Library Card

For borrowing books and for accessing the electronic resources available through this website on home computers, library patrons now use a yellow and blue, bar-coded library card, sized like a credit card. All library cards will begin with the numbers 27954. You can obtain a card at the Main Library at 472 Jersey Avenue or at any of our branches.


Digital Services

OverDrive

The JCFPL OverDrive Digital Library offers a wide variety of eBooks and Audiobooks that can be downloaded to your computer from our digital media catalog. You can transfer your favorite titles to your PC (laptop), Kindle, MP3 player, portable device, or burn many onto a CD (when allowed by publisher) for your enjoyment anywhere, anytime! This service is available 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office, or from anywhere in the world!

hoopla

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library 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. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Zinio for Libraries

Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, brings you 'Zinio for Libraries', a special edition for reading digital magazines from your local library. Check out magazines through your local library, login using your library account, then download them onto your PC, Mac, or mobile device to read anytime, online or offline.

Kanopy

Kanopy video streaming is now available for our adult patrons. Each patron is limited to 7 checkouts per month. 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. Verify you are a library patron by entering your library card number when creating an account and films can be watched from anywhere, anytime, on smartphones, tablets, PCs and smart TVs.

 


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Jersey City, NJ 07302
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