We love our mobile devices just as much as you, which is why we wanted to bring some of the great services from OCLS to your pocket. Below is a list of great apps and mobile-friendly sites, made by OCLS and a few of our trusted vendors, that we think you should check out!
OCLS Mobile, a mobile-friendly version of our website, has a new interface! We incorporated your feedback:
- Easier access to your library card login
- E-book and audiobook vendor listing for direct title download on your phone
- Listing of apps from our trusted vendors
- New & Popular lists display in a mobile-friendly format that link directly to the mobile catalog
- The Locations & Hours section work with your phone's GPS, listing library locations in order of proximity
Save OCLS Mobile to your homescreen and have the library at your fingertips wherever you go!
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OCLS Shake It!
Find something to read, watch, or listen to with OCLS Shake It! for Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Give your device a shake, and OCLS Shake It! will find a title for you in our catalog. Discover a whole world of audiobooks, movies, novels, biographies, and more! Want a different suggestion? Give it another shake!Support » Learn More »
There’s deep knowledge nearby – knowledge for life and learning – when you locate and unlock the rich, relevant resources of your public library. It’s as simple as using AccessMyLibrary from Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a world-leading publisher of reference information. Direct your mobile browser to www.ocls.info/aml or scan the code to the right.Learn More »
ASK a Librarian Mobile
The terrific resource, Ask a Librarian, has been optimized for handheld devices. Select your library and text or e-mail your reference questions from the convenience of your phone! Visit the Ask a Librarian mobile service by directing your mobile browser to www.askalibrarian.mobi or by scanning the code to the right.Learn More »
Get the Cardstar app and use it to store your library card barcode on your smartphone! Whenever you visit one of our locations, you can launch the app and scan your virtual barcode to checkout items. Direct your mobile browser to www.ocls.info/cardstarapp or scan the code to the right to get started.Learn More »
Freading Mobile App
Find thousands of eBooks from every genre and you'll never need to worrying about late fees or waiting on a hold. Available for your Apple device or Android smartphone! Start by pointing your mobile browser to www.ocls.info/freading or by scanning the code. Create a free Freading account and then download the app!Learn More »
Freegal Music App
Find and download songs from music's most popular artists directly to your smartphone or tablet! The Freegal Music app is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. Start by visiting www.ocls.info/fmapp on your device, or by scanning the code to the right. After you download the app, just enter your zip code, select the Orange County Library System, and log in using your library card number and pin. Now you can download any of the thousands of songs available from Freegal anytime, as well as sample songs and create playlists, all on your mobile device.Learn More »
Mango Mobile App
Have all the wonderful language-learning courses at your fingertips, wherever you go! Hear the pronunciations and learn the vocabulary and grammar through this engaging and easy app for Android smartphones, iPhone, and iPod touch! Create a free Mango Languages account by visiting www.ocls.info/mango and then download the app by visiting www.ocls.info/mangoapp or by scanning the code on the right!Learn More »
"Send-to-Mobile" is a new functionality in Music Online, included in all of the individual streaming music collections. You can now send an audio track, video track, album, or playlist from our streaming collections to your mobile device for your listening pleasure. Look for a cell phone icon ("Send-to-Mobile") next to each track, album, or playlist.Learn More »
OneClickdigital is available on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad! Sign in with your OneClickdigtal account to listen to the audiobooks you've checked out. You can also browse the OneClickdigital collection and check out additional titles. Visit OneClickdigital, create your OneClickdigital account, and then scan the code to the right or go to www.ocls.info/ocd to download and install the app!Learn More »
OverDrive Media Console App
OverDrive Media Console app handles all aspects of your MP3 audiobook and Adobe ePub eBook download experience. Access the OCLS OverDrive Digital Collection directly through the app using the Get Books feature. Get the OverDrive Media Console by going to www.ocls.info/OverDriveApp on your iPhone or Android device or scan the code to the right.Learn More »
ResumeMaker On-the-Go App
Away from your computer and need to update your resume? With the ResumeMaker app you can sign into your ResumeMaker account to view and edit your resume, send it to prospective employers, or conduct a job search. Create your ResumeMaker account first and then visit www.ocls.info/rm or scan the code to the right to download the app.
Tumblebooks for iPad
Point your iPad browser to www.ocls.info/tumblebooks to access all the Tumblebook content that's compatible with iPad! This includes story books, National Geographic Explorer videos, language learning titles, and non-fiction books. Tumblebooks is a collection of e-content for the elementary school level and utilizes animation, sound effect, narration, and music to bring stories to life.
Tutor To Go
Tutor.com To Go App
For iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, the Tutor.com To Go is the free mobile app that helps you keep track of your Tutor.com sessions. Connect to a live tutor, save documents and photos, access resources from the SkillsCenter ™. It's easy! Go to www.ocls.info/ttg or scan the code to the right, create a free account, download the app, and go!Learn More »
World Book Mobile
If you need a quick fact on the go, World Book Mobile is the reference source for you! Just direct your smartphone to www.ocls.info/wbo or scan the code to the right to get started tracking down important kernels of information. Just enter your search terms and access easily navigable articles and images from World Book Online. You can also peruse the Tending Topics to increase your knowledge about the world around you.
Use the Web version of WorldCat Mobile to search for library materials and locate a nearby library system that may carry the items you are interested in. This tool is especially handy if you use more than one library system. Direct your smartphone browser to www.ocls.info/wc or scan the code to the right to get started.Learn More »
Use the Zinio app on your smartphone or tablet to enjoy the OCLS Zinio for Libraries collection wherever you are. First visit wwww.ocls.info/zinio to create your Zinio for Libraries account. Then when you're ready, point your device browser to www.ocls.info/zinioapp or scan the code to the right to download and install the app.Learn More »