CPL Has an App for That

Use your Chicago Public Library card and your mobile device to:

  • Read eBooks, audiobooks and magazines
  • Stream movies, TV and music
  • Learn a new language
  • Get homework help

Download these apps on your Android or Apple device. Some apps are also available for Amazon devices.

OverDrive: Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and magazines
Libby app: Android | iOS

Hoopla: Streaming and downloadable audiobooks, music, video and eBooks
Android | iOS | Amazon

Flipster: Read current and back issues of over 25 of our most popular magazines, including The Atlantic, Better Homes & Gardens, Bloomberg Businessweek, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, Parents,Real Simple, Scientific American, Shape, Sports Illustrated and Time.
Android | iOS

Mango Languages: Lessons in 70+ languages, including English
Android | iOS

Brainfuse: Live homework help from in English and Spanish
Android | iOS

LinkedIn Learning: Expand your skills and learn at your own pace with thousands of top-quality online courses.
Android | iOS (read instructions for how to sign in using your CPL library card)

Chicago Public Library: Search the catalog, place holds and see what you have checked out
Android | iOS

For Mango and Brainfuse, you’ll first need to create an account on the web. Use the links to their sites above so they know you’re a CPL patron.