We love our mobile devices just as much as you, which is why we wanted to bring some of the great services from OCLS to your pocket. Below is a list of great apps and mobile-friendly sites, made by OCLS and a few of our trusted vendors, that we think you should check out!
By Orange County Library System
Ensure your child is ready for kindergarten before the very first day of school! The K-Ready app contains engaging and entertaining games that help your preschooler learn letters, numbers, shapes and colors. The full version of the app is available for free to all Orange County Library System resident cardholders in good standing -- just enter your library card number and PIN. If you are not a cardholder, play the Letter Game for free and enjoy all the other games for $1.99!
- Bright graphics and encouraging voiceovers guide children through each level.
- Your preschooler will earn a reward each time a level of learning is completed!
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Take a look at OCLS Mobile, a mobile version of our website that provides a way to explore the Library using your smartphone. Search the catalog, sign into your account, view e-book and audiobook vendor listings, find library locations and driving directions, learn about upcoming events, access apps from our trusted vendors, and more! Start using it now at m.ocls.info.Learn More »
OCLS Shake It!
Find something to read, watch, or listen to with OCLS Shake It! for Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Give your device a shake, and OCLS Shake It! will find a title for you in our catalog. Discover a whole world of audiobooks, movies, novels, biographies, and more! Want a different suggestion? Give it another shake! To get the app, direct your device to ocls.info/shakeit!Learn More »
There's deep knowledge nearby – knowledge for life and learning – when you locate and unlock the rich, relevant resources of your public library. It's as simple as using AccessMyLibrary from Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a world-leading publisher of reference information. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/aml.Learn More »
ASK a Librarian Mobile
The terrific resource, Ask a Librarian, has been optimized for handheld devices. Select your library and text or e-mail your reference questions from the convenience of your phone! Visit the Ask a Librarian mobile service by directing your mobile browser to askalibrarian.org/m/.Learn More »
Axis 360 App
This easy app allows you to conveniently search, browse, check out, and place on hold, titles in the Library's Axis 360 e-book collection. This app works with the Axis Reader and Blio apps to help streamline the e-book check out and download process. Get started by directing your mobile browser to ocls.info/axis360app.Learn More »
Axis Reader App
Use this e-reader app to locate and access e-books from the Axis 360 collection. Read EPUB and PDF e-books. Features include bookmarking, search within a book, annotations, and highlighting. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/axisapp to get started.Learn More »
Blio is an e-reading application that combines multimedia features and an interactive experience. Experience books through the eyes of the author with crystal clear sound and images that come alive in brilliant color. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/blioapp to get started.Learn More »
Download the BluuBeam app on your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and instantly connect with the Library. All you need is your Bluetooth turned on when you're in the Library and the app will alert you of bookstore sales, featured sections of the collection, and new exhibits through the app as you walk by the marked Bluubeam stickers. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/bluubeamapp to get started.Learn More »
Get the Cardstar app and use it to store your library card barcode on your smartphone! Whenever you visit one of our locations, you can launch the app and scan your virtual barcode to checkout items. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/cardstarapp to get started.Learn More »
Freading Mobile App
Find thousands of eBooks from every genre and you'll never need to worrying about late fees or waiting on a hold. Available for your Apple device or Android smartphone! Start by pointing your mobile browser to ocls.info/freading. Create a free Freading account and then download the app!Learn More »
Freegal Music App
Find and download songs from music's most popular artists directly to your smartphone or tablet! The Freegal Music app is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. Start by visiting www.ocls.info/fmapp on your device. After you download the app, just enter your zip code, select the Orange County Library System, and log in using your library card number and pin. Now you can download and stream any of the thousands of songs available from Freegal anytime, as well as sample songs and create playlists, all on your mobile device.Learn More »
Check out movies, music, audiobooks, and television shows from hoopla and enjoy them through your smartphone or tablet! Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/hooplaapp to get started.Learn More »
Key Ring App
Get the Key Ring app to scan and store your library card barcode on your smartphone! Whenever you visit one of our locations, you can launch the app and scan your virtual barcode to checkout items. Direct your mobile browser to ocls.info/keyringapp to get started.Learn More »
Mango Mobile App
Have all the wonderful language-learning courses at your fingertips, wherever you go! Hear the pronunciations and learn the vocabulary and grammar through this engaging and easy app for Android smartphones, iPhone, and iPod touch! Create a free Mango Languages account by visiting ocls.info/mango and then download the app by visiting ocls.info/mangoapp!Learn More »
OneClickdigital is available for your iOS and Android! Sign in with your OneClickdigtal account to listen to the audiobooks you've checked out. You can also browse the OneClickdigital collection and check out additional titles. Visit OneClickdigital, create your OneClickdigital account, and then go to ocls.info/ocd to download and install the app!Learn More »
OverDrive Media Console App
OverDrive Media Console app handles all aspects of your MP3 audiobook and Adobe ePub eBook download experience. Access the OCLS OverDrive Digital Collection directly through the app using the Get Books feature. Get the OverDrive Media Console by going to ocls.info/OverDriveApp on your iPhone or Android device.Learn More »
ResumeMaker On-the-Go App
Away from your computer and need to update your resume? With the ResumeMaker app you can sign into your ResumeMaker account to view and edit your resume, send it to prospective employers, or conduct a job search. Create your ResumeMaker account first and then visit ocls.info/rm to download the app.
Tumblebooks for iPad
Point your iPad browser to ocls.info/tumblebooks to access all the Tumblebook content that's compatible with iPad! This includes story books, National Geographic Explorer videos, language learning titles, and non-fiction books. Tumblebooks is a collection of e-content for the elementary school level and utilizes animation, sound effect, narration, and music to bring stories to life.
World Book Mobile
If you need a quick fact on the go, World Book Mobile is the reference source for you! Just direct your smartphone to ocls.info/wbo to get started tracking down important kernels of information. Just enter your search terms and access easily navigable articles and images from World Book Online. You can also peruse the Tending Topics to increase your knowledge about the world around you.
Use the Web version of WorldCat Mobile to search for library materials and locate a nearby library system that may carry the items you are interested in. This tool is especially handy if you use more than one library system. Direct your smartphone browser to ocls.info/wc to get started.Learn More »
Use the Zinio app on your smartphone or tablet to enjoy the OCLS Zinio for Libraries collection wherever you are. First visit wwww.ocls.info/zinio to create your Zinio for Libraries account. Then when you're ready, point your device browser to ocls.info/zinioapp to download and install the app.Learn More »