Digital Content

Below is a list of digital content services including eBooks, eAudiobooks, Magazines, Movies/TV, Music, and Newspapers that Teaneck Public Library provides to library cardholders. All services can be accessed remotely with your library card number, and many allow you to download an app to smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs for easy viewing, downloading, and streaming.

Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library: Genealogical and historical information from census, military, church, vital, court, land and probate records, passenger lists and more. (In Library Use Only).

Brainfuse

Help Now! Free live one-on-one online tutoring from a Brainfuse tutor. Tutoring is available in math, science, writing and other subjects for elementary, middle school, high school and college students. All BrainFuse tutors have at least a four year degree and are background checked. Includes live online help for Spanish Language help from Spanish speaking tutors, a writing lab that gives feedback on written assignments within 24 hours and much more. Requires a Teaneck Public Library card barcode number. This database is provided with funding from the Teaneck Public Library. Includes resources for GED, US citizenship test prep, resume writing, help with Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and more.  

Hoopla Digital

Access thousands of digital books, comics, audiobooks, music albums, and movies and TV shows all available for mobile and desktop use.

HooplaDigital content from Hollywood studios, major-label record companies, and publishers can be borrowed for instant streaming to smartphones, tablets, and computers, or for temporary downloading to smartphones and tablets. Note: Streaming requires continuous access to an Internet connection via wireless, Ethernet, or cellular data plan.

Visit hoopladigital.com to sign up for an account with your valid Teaneck Public Library card number, or visit the Google Play or App Store to download the free hoopla mobile app and sign up within the app. Hoopla is also now available to be installed on Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV. Hoopla can also be integrated with Amazon Alexa.

You can check out a maximum of 10 items per month. Loan periods are:

  • 21 days for eBooks, comics, and audiobooks
  • 7 days for music albums, and
  • 3 days for movies and TV shows

You will never incur any overdue fees, and items are automatically returned at the end of the lending period. Content is also instantly available for simultaneous use, which means you will never have to place a hold or wait for something to become available.

Access from an Internet browser:

Download the app:

If you need any assistance with accessing Hoopla, you can call us at 201-837-4171 or view a complete FAQ with troubleshooting tips at https://www.hoopladigital.com/help.

Kanopy

Kanopy logo

Stream movies and films.

Kanopy provides access to a video streaming service which offers a broad selection of quality documentaries, feature films and training videos from producers including The Criterion Channel, The Great Courses, PBS, Music Box Films, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, and many more.

  • Films can be streamed via http://teaneck.kanopy.com or the Kanopy mobile app.
  • Tickets are used to play videos on Kanopy. Your tickets reset on the first day of the month, and unused tickets don’t roll over to the next month. Library cardholders are entitled to thirty tickets per month and each checkout is active for a three day period.
  • No overdue fees; items are automatically returned to the library at the end of the lending period.
  • Kanopy How-To Tips

Libby, by Overdrive

Did you know that we have thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines that you can download and read for free? Libby is a mobile app to browse, checkout, and read digital content from Overdrive.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages: Offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone, Android, Kindle and Nook.

Available only to Teaneck Library patrons.

Northstar Learning

Northstar Online Learning features interactive self-paced lessons on basic computer and software skills! Create an account to get started or take a free digital skills assessment to see how you score!

The New York Times

The New York Times

New York Times: To access New York Times online, please following these steps: (1) Visit nytimes.com. You will need to register using an email address and password of your own creation or log in with a personal account if you already had one. (2) Click this link, when prompted for a digital access code, use the following code: 3d26304e462f1a29. TPL cardholders can use a code which provides 24 hour access to the paper from any device. Code can be used repeatedly.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep: This educational database is an essential tool for students and users preparing for college, vocational, civil service, and military entrance exams and seeking career prep solutions.  Invaluable information on financial assistance, distance learning, and career planning is also available.

The Record

The Record (e-Edition): Get the latest news, information, sports, food, entertainment, real estate, video and opinion in Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties in NJ. (In Library Use Only)

The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal: TPL cardholders can use the link to access the Wall Street Journal from anywhere, anytime. Click the link to create your account, and you can start using wsj.com immediately. After 3 days, simply come back and click the link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created. IMPORTANT: Sharing the sign-on credentials with any other person whatsoever is strictly not permitted. For Teaneck Library cardholders only.

The Washington Post

Washington Post: TPL cardholders can use the link to access the Washington Post outside of the Library. On the library’s WashingtonPost.com landing page, you will see the following message  “Your library has provided you with complimentary access to WashingtonPost.com for the next 7 days. To access the site, sign in or create a free Washington Post account.” Users should then register or log-in with two steps by entering an email address and password. On the eighth day,  users can return to this page and select the offsite access link for WashingtonPost.com;  this triggers a new 7-day access period for the individual.  Please use this link when you are in the Teaneck library for direct access.  No registration required.

Research Databases

An alphabetical list of electronic resources that the library provides access to independently and through the New Jersey State Library. These databases provide authoritative access to critical information sources including journal articles, reference materials, and much more.