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These web resources will work on any platform and any phone with a browser, though data charges may apply. Save them in your bookmarks or shortcuts so that you can find information fast!

NYPL Mobile

Find locations, hours, events, and get the answers to frequently asked questions.

NYPL Mobile BiblioCommons Catalog

Search, see reviews and ratings, place holds, and manage your account.

WorldCat Mobile

Search the holdings of libraries near you and thousands more around the world. If we don't have it, we might be able to get it for you.

AskNYPL Mobile Chat

Chat with a librarian to get answers fast.

HathiTrust Digital Library

Search the digital collections of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future.

Project Gutenberg

Over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.


Over 29,000 free ebooks from the public domain and Creative Commons, formatted specifically for ebook readers.

Google Book Search Mobile

USA.gov Mobile

Member Guide for 112 Congress

Guide to House and Senate Members, which features a congressional pictorial directory as well as other information on every Member of the 112th Congress. Users can browse for Members of Congress by last name, state, chamber, or party.

Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution

National Weather Service

MedlinePlus Mobile

U.S. National Library of Medicine


U.S. National Library of Medicine
Easily look up label information of over the counter and prescription drugs.


Transportation Security Administration
Information on airport status, reminders of what you can and can't bring with you through security, and estimated wait times.

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The African American Experience

The American Indian Experience

The Latino American Experience

World Book Mobile

Get facts and general information with this encyclopedia. Access offsite by first logging in through NYPL.

EBSCOhost Mobile

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Library Literature

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JSTOR Mobile

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