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Your library card gives you access to hundreds of thousands of downloads across various types of media, both within the library and through our eResource collections. Use your library card to set up an account with these free online resources. Some may require you to have an email address and a PIN linked to your account. Please visit the library's front desk if you need to add or update your email address and PIN.

Ebooks and Audiobooks

  • Access to ebooks and audiobooks. This app-based service is available on most tablets and smartphones. When you are setting the app up, choose the Johnstown District libraries.

  • cloudLibrary Tutorial
  • Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform for audio books, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV.

  • Hoopla Tutorial


  • Access to thousands of magazines and newspapers in over 60 languages. When you are signing up, choose the Johnstown District libraries.

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Learn something new!

  • Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

  • Offers comprehensive academic and career-related resources. Building basic skills, conducting a successful job search and preparing for high-stakes exams such as high school equivalency college admissions, and career licensing just got easier.

  • Learning Express Tutorial
  • The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. A great tool to research food based on region, ethnic groups, even historical information. Explore where food comes from while enjoying new recipes. It even has a list of farmer's markets, including some at our own doorsteps. "Developed resources reported in this project are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health."

  • A to Z Food Tutorial
  • The definitive source of information for working on family history & building out your family tree! This is only available on-site in the library.

  • Amazon Library Tutorial
  • A self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through
    hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. Fiero offers a gamified learning
    experience ― as you progress through the activities, you’ll earn clothes and accessories for your
    personal avatar.

  • A Fun, interactive, online learning solution for children ages 3 to 6. Kindergarten readiness that helps preschoolers develop knowledge and confidence. Access anywhere, anytime--on the computer or mobile devices, with printable supplements for offline fun. This program is available for free. A library card is needed for full access.

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