Downloadable Media

Check out our digital library!

Many new titles are added each month, for all tastes and ages.

Use your C.H. Booth Library card to access these services:

America’s News, from NewsBank, compiles digital newspaper articles from a wide variety of sources, both archived and current.

Hoopla has movies, TV, music albums, audiobooks, e-books, and comics/graphic novels. No hold lists and an easy sign up. Six checkouts per patron per month with their app or website.

Kanopy offers a variety of movies, documentaries, and even Great Courses! No hold lists, and easy to sign up. Seven checkouts per patron per month.

The Newtown Bee, from NewsBank, compiles digital newspaper articles from this local gem, including archived and current issues.

OverDrive offers thousands of titles, available digitally as e-books and audiobooks to download on a wide variety of devices. Check out items through the Libby app or website or the library’s catalog.

SimplyE is a free app that allows you to enjoy collections from C. H. Booth and the CT State Library! You can get immediate access to a ton of titles – classics and modern materials, all free with your library card! Just install the app, choose Cyrenius H. Booth Library from the list, and log in with your library card. Once you’re signed in, you’ll be able to check out ebooks and audiobooks in just a few clicks.

TumbleBooks is an online collection of e-books for children that features over 250 animated, talking picture books.  The site also includes Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, quizzes, and exciting games and puzzles. Your library card gives you unlimited access to TumbleBooks, here in the library, from your home computer or on your mobile device.

If you prefer physical formats…

Wowbrary is a service that provides a weekly list of the newest physical items that are coming to the library’s shelves. You can also view lists from previous weeks. Click here to get lists e-mailed to you.

Check the catalog for physical items on the library’s shelves. If you have a DVD player or prefer to leaf through the pages of a book, then this is the option for you! Come visit us to borrow available items, or sign in to your account to request a hold.