Electronic Databases


From outside the library, you will need to enter your library card number for access. Must be Allen County, IN resident.

Freegal Music Downloads
Freegal allows ACPL resident cardholders to download up to 5 songs per week for free. The entire Sony Music catalog is available. We suggest you choose SAVE AS or SAVE (not Open) after you have selected a song and clicked on Download Now. Save it to your desktop and then copy it onto your MP3 player, phone, or into your music downloads folder. Internet Explorer works best on library computers. (Notice to iPod, iPhone and other Apple device users: You must copy the saved file into iTunes to then sync to your device. If you download the song at the library, save it to a USB flash drive or email it to yourself as an attachment so you can then copy the song into iTunes at home, as library computers do not have iTunes.) Have fun and visit the site after Sunday each week for 5 more songs! Call us at 421-1200 ext. 4011 for help with your PIN. Or call 421-1210 for other assistance.

Grove Art Online
Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. It offers over 3000 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links and sophisticated search and navigation tools.

Grove Music Online
Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, second edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition. Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.

Hoopla
Hoopla offers streaming movies and television show episodes to ACPL resident library cardholders.  You may borrow up to 6 titles per month.  The loan period is 72 hours.  For mobile devices, download the free hoopla app.  For computers, download the free Widevine plug-in.  Besides your library card number and PIN, you will need to register on hoopla with your email address and create a password for access.  For more information or help, please call us at 421-1210.

OverDrive Downloadable Audiobooks and Ebooks
OverDrive offers downloadable audiobooks and ebooks to ACPL resident library cardholders.  You may borrow up to 10 titles and place up to 5 titles on hold.  The loan period is 21 days, or 7 or 14 if you select a shorter loan period.  For mobile devices, download the free OverDrive app.  For computers, download OverDrive Media Console software for audiobooks and Adobe Digital Editions for ebooks.  You will need your library card number and PIN. For more information or help, please call us at 421-1210.

Price It! Antiques & Collectibles
Price It! is a "value maximizer" for people who purchase, sell or appraise art, antiques and collectibles. Pricing information is provided from GoAntiques, eBay and TIAS.

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