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Sachem Public Library
Sachem Public Library

150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 • 631-588-5024

  • Monday – Friday 9:30am – 9:00pm
  • Saturday 9:30am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday CLOSED (through 9/22/24)
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The Libby app is designed for easy access to our most popular service for eBooks and digital audiobooks. Click here for instructions on using Libby with supported devices.

(Note: Kindle Fire devices can now use the Libby app, available from the Amazon App Store.)


Hoopla brings you thousands of movies, television shows, songs, audiobooks, eBooks & comics for free. All you need is a library card and a computer, smartphone, tablet. There are never any wait-lists or late fees. Start streaming immediately, or download a title to your device for watching or listening later. Now supports Roku, AppleTV and FireTV for streaming to your big screen. (Internet Explorer is NOT supported, please use Chrome, Firefox or Edge when using Hoopla on a computer) Click here for instructions on using this service.


Watch from over 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and educational videos. Stream up to 8 titles a month (for 3 days each) on your desktop computer, mobile, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. To access Kanopy on mobile devices or a television, install the Kanopy app from your device’s app store.

To use Kanopy, follow this link then choose ADD LIBRARY CARD and enter your library barcode number. To Create your Kanopy Account, enter your name, email address and a password.  When you receive the confirmation email, please verify.  Now you can log in to Kanopy with your email address and password.



Flipster allows you to access digital versions of some of your favorite magazines such as People Weekly, Forbes, & Food Network Magazine. Read magazines online on ANY Internet-connected device, or download them into the Flipster App on a compatible device for offline use. Flipster works on PCs, Macs, Apple devices, Android devices, and some Kindle Fires. Click your device for instructions on how to use.


KnowledgeCity® is an educational website offering hundreds of online video training courses in business skills, computer software, safety, compliance, and finance.


Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.


Choose from more than 1,000 preschool to middle grade ebooks in English, Spanish, and French. Have the text read to you, or read on your own. Enjoy music, puzzles, and games, too!


Scholastic BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction ebooks, combining fact and fiction to reinforce early reading skills and expand children’s knowledge of the world around them.


Featuring videos, articles, project ideas, experiments, and quizzes, ScienceFlix provides students with an in-depth examination of more than 30 different topics including earth science, space science, life science, health & human body, physical science, and technology & engineering.


Inquiring young minds who love facts about people, places, history, science, and nature can explore their favorite topics through interactive non-fiction ebooks and games along with primary source videos, audio recordings, and images.

dearreader – Online Book Clubs

dearreader is a fun way to discover and read books on your web browser,  smartphone or tablet. Subscribe to the clubs of your choice to access the first few chapters of a new book by email. Receive a 5-minute read daily, for 5 days. This service does not provide full books. Please allow 1-2 days after subscribing for your first email to arrive.

Ebsco eBooks

Ebsco eBooks offers access to numerous nonfiction eBook titles, including such topic areas as classic literature, philosophy, religion and even Cliffs Notes! Ebsco eBooks work with numerous devices including, but not limited to: PCs, Macs, Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nooks, Nooks HD & HD+, Apple devices and Android devices. NOTE: This service is NOT compatible with basic Amazon Kindles (e-ink), ONLY the Kindle Fire. Click your device for instructions on how to use.

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