Readers' Services









HOOPLA
Ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, TV shows and music on computers (streaming only,) tablets and smart phones for all ages.
WHO CAN USE: All SCPL cardholders in good standing. You will not be able to use the app if you have an expired card, fines/fee $5 or more, have more than 5 items overdue. If your child has a “juvenile with restrictions” library card they may not borrow R rated movies, TV shows rated 14+, comics labeled for mature audiences, or music labeled Parental Advisory. Parents whose child has a “juvenile” card can also choose to limit access to adult materials within the Hoopla App themselves.
APPS: Download the Hoopla App in Google Play, iTunes, Amazon, Apple TV or Chromecast.
CHECK-OUT LIMIT: 4 items per month per person. Items will be automatically returned on your due date or can be returned early.
HOLDS: All items are always available so there is no need for holds.
RENEWALS: There is no option to renew but you can just borrow and item again once its loan period ends.
LOAN PERIOD: Videos-3days, Music-7 days, eBooks/audiobooks/comics-21 days.
HELP: Use the Hoopla HELP menu.












OVERDRIVE / LIBBY
Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines on computers, tablets, eReaders (including Kindle,) MP3 players and smart phones for all ages. SCPL residents can sign-in to see additional “Advantage” books.
WHO CAN USE: All library cardholders in the Mohawk Valley Library System in good standing. SCPL residents can sign-in to see additional “Advantage” books.
APPS: Download the Overdrive App or the Libby App wherever you download apps for your device. Libby is the more user friendly Overdrive App.
CHECK-OUT LIMIT: Borrow up to 4 books/audiobooks at a time. Books will be automatically returned on your due date or can be returned early.
HOLDS: Place holds on books/audiobooks that are checked-out.
RENEWALS: Books/audiobooks can be renewed.
LOAN PERIOD: Books/audiobooks can be borrowed for 7 or 14 days (can set your preferences in the SETTINGS section.
HELP: Use the Overdrive HELP menu.







NOVELIST
This subscription website will help you find your next great read! Offers recommended reading lists for all ages, author read-a-likes, book discussion guides, book lists, Common Core and more.
WHO CAN USE: SCPL cardholders in good standing.
APPS:There is no app version of this website, but it can be accessed on a computer or any mobile browser using your SCPL library card and going HERE.
HELP:Use the NoveList HELP menu.

Websites to help you find a good book:

PROJECT GUTENBERG – Offers over 54,000 free older ebooks whose copyrights have expired.

KINDLE'S TOP 100 FREE eBOOKS – Their current hottest free titles.

LITLOVERS – Ideas on starting a book club and ideas for discussions.

GOODREADS – Track all your reading here and connect with friends.