Effective January 4: Available to Farmers Branch residents only. Borrow ebooks and audiobooks, to read on your phone, tablet, or Kindle using the Libby app from OverDrive. It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. All you need is your library card and pin number. Learn more at meet.libbyapp.com.
Effective January 4: Available to Farmers Branch residents only. Library card holders can download the free Hoopla Digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, computers and Apple TV.
Learn a new language with Mango Languages. Mango empowers you to communicate with confidence, preparing you for uncharted experiences with language and culture. Create an account using your library card.
Farmers Branch Manske Library patrons can access thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. Patrons have anytime, anywhere access with Web-connected devices such as tablets, PCs, and smartphones. Patrons can check out as many titles as they would like, and the titles are always available, with no holds or waiting periods.
Download MP3 songs that are yours to keep! Current limits are set at five downloads per week. Your counter will set back to zero each week, Monday morning; then you can download five more tunes during the new week. In addition to the MP3 downloads, you can also stream music for 5 hours per day (mobile app available). Freegal Helpful Hints
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks Library takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music, and narration to produce an electronic picture book that kids can read or have read to them.
Access New York Times articles offsite from 1851 to today through the Farmers Branch Library. Click "Redeem" at the following link to obtain access for a 24 hour period. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account on NYTimes.com. Note: if you are accessing from inside the library (using our WiFi or computers) all you need to do is sign in to NYTimes.com. No redemption code is required when accessing inside the library.