Libby (eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines)

WTPL offers eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines that can be downloaded for free to your computer or mobile device through Libby.

You can:

  • Read on multiple devices – Libby syncs your books (and where you left off reading) to all of your devices.
  • Browse shelves by genre or search for specific titles.
  • Take notes and create bookmarks.

Get started with the Libby  app

  1. Download the app to your device.
  2. Select your library.
  3. Enter your library card number & PIN.
  4. Browse/Search, checkout, & download to get reading!

PressReader (eMagazines and eNewspapers)

WTPL offers magazines and newspapers that can be downloaded for free to your computer or mobile device. Browse from our library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines to download.  Library userse can access PressReader via a web browser or a mobile app.

Create an PressReader account:

  1. Register to create an account here.
  2. Click Sign in on the top of the page.
  3. Click Library or Group on the left-hand side of the pop-up.
  4. Search or select Library – Washington Township Public Library.
  5. Enter your library card number and PIN and click Sign in.

Tumblebooks for Kids

Find animated eBooks (picture books and early readers fiction and non-fiction) in English, French, Spanish. Videos, puzzles, and games are also available. 

Click here to access Tumblebooks.

The apps for both Apple iOS and Android devices can be found in the App Store or Google Play.


The library subscribes to Hoopla, a digital streaming service for eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music, Movies and TV shows. 

Go to hoopladigital.com to get started.  You can also download the Hoopla Digital app. 

  1. Register for a free Hoopla Digital account.
  2. Enter your information.
  3. Choose The Washington Township Public Library.
  4. Enter your WTPL card number and PIN.
  5. Start using Hoopla.

Virtual Tours

Feeling cooped up at home? Escape through a virtual tour! Many of the museums we offer passes to are offering ways to explore their collections online, including the Frick, the Intrepid,  A list of additional museums from around the world is available here. While you’re at it, why not check in on the animals at the zoo? Try these eight blooming botanical gardens to explore virtually or eleven virtual garden tours to do from home. And explore the National Parks from home using Google Earth.

Online Learning

In-person classes may be cancelled, but there are lots of great opportunities for people of all ages to learn from home: 
  • NJTV Learning Live offers daily classes for students in grades three through six. 
  • edX offers 2,500+ free online courses from Harvard, MIT, and other world-class universities.
  • The NJ State Library offers free webinars on a variety of topics, from gardening to finance.