Downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks & Streaming Content
Libby is an app that allows patrons access to the CW MARS Digital Collection to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines to personal devices. The Libby app also allows library patrons to search and borrow items from several library networks within Massachusetts. Partner Libraries includes: Boston Public Library, CLAMS Library Network, Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, Minuteman Library Network, NOBLE (North of Boston Library Exchange), Old Colony Library, and SAILS Library Networks.
The Libby app is compatible with most devices but not including Kindle. For instructions to use your Kindle device or Kindle app to download materials using Libby, please visit Libby’s help page or stop by the Reference Desk.
*Please Note – Library card holders can access materials available through the CW MARS Digital Collection using OverDrive until February 2022. The same CW MARS Digital Collection is also accessible through the Libby.
Kanopy is a dedicated video streaming service featuring over 30,000 films including independent and world cinema, documentaries, instructional films, T.V. series and many other genres. These videos can be viewed on a range of devices by downloading the appropriate app. Storrs Library cardholders can stream up to 12 titles per month.
BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to 400,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month
The new digital edition is a customized, user-friendly version of the printed edition and is now available monthly for our patrons.
Longmeadow Patrons can now log into their Comics Plus account using their library card number to gain instant access to thousands of Manga, Comic Books, and Graphic Novels!
Are you looking for ideas for your next great read? NoveList Plus is here to help! Search award and prize book lists by genre, plot, title, or author to find similar books. You can explore browse books by subject; explore fiction through genres and subcategories; read reviews, descriptions and articles and more! Results from NoveList appear in the CW MARS catalog search, making it possible to easily see next titles in a series or to view read-a-likes. To enjoy additional features from NoveList Plus Database, including Award Winning Lists, advanced search categories, please sign in to the database using your CW MARS library card number and password.
Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services from Consumer Reports Online, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most. Patron can access this service using their Storrs Library Card and Pin.
Massachusetts Municipal Guide A listing of municipalities sorted by county, federal program contacts, selected state offices including the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and the Massachusetts State Senate and U.S. Congress.
Boston Public Library (BPL) eResources
Residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are entitled to register for a BPL eCard and access databases, electronic resources and a variety of materials that are available from the Boston Public Library (BPL). To register for a BPL eCard, applicants must meet any of the following criteria:
- Reside permanently in Massachusetts.
- Live in-state for most of the year to attend school.
- Commute to a Massachusetts employer on a sustained and regular basis (primary place of work).
- Own property (real estate) in Massachusetts.
For additional information about registering for a BPL eCard, please consult Boston Public Library’s eCard FAQ on their website. Boston Public Library makes available its resources to the Commonwealth as part of its status as the Library of the Commonwealth. The Library for the Commonwealth is a state funded program by BPL which provides services to anyone who lives or works in Massachusetts. Additional information about this program is available on BPL’s website.
Ancestry Library Edition
ProQuest has partnered with ancestry.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. Only available within the Library.
Heritage Quest Online
HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
The New York Times Online
Redeem code for 72 hours of free unlimited article access.
Directions to access this digital addition:
- Click on the link above, The New York Times Online, to redeem your code for digital access.
- The first time, you will have to sign up by supplying an email address and password.
- After that, you will need to come back to Storrs eResource page and click on The New York Times Online
- If your code has expired, just redeem another code and login using the Log In link at the bottom of this page. You will use the email address and password you supplied to create the account to log in.
- If your code is still valid (within the 72 hour period), when you try to redeem another code a message will display, It looks like you’re already a Subscriber, just go to the top of that page and click on the NY Times Logo.