Bedford Hills Free Library offers patrons use of library materials from its own collection of over 100,000 holdings: books, music and books on CD, films on DVD, and magazines. Daily newspapers and reference materials are available to read at the library.
In addition, library materials including downloadable e-books, audio books and music are available through the Westchester Library System (WLS).
Services Available with your Library Card
OverDrive – A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
Freading – A downloadable eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
Freegal – A downloadable music service that the Westchester Library System subscribes to. All you need to access the service is your Westchester Library card. Patrons now receive five weekly downloads and three hours of music streaming per day.
OneClickDigital – Approximately 4,000 audiobooks for unlimited and instant download to your MP3 player or iPod.
Other Free Services
NoveList – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.
Comics Plus: Library Edition – the new digital revolution bringing thousands of digital graphic novels and comics are only a click away!
The Merck Manuals – Offering both the Professional and Consumer versions, The Merck Manuals are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.
Total BooX – Total BooX lets WLS patrons read, share and discover books with no restrictions, no waiting lists and no tokens. *Please note that Total Boox is currently in beta*
TumbleBooks – An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games and teacher resources for libraries.
Free Music Archive – The Free Music Archive provides free, high-quality, music in a wide range of genres. The content on Free Music Archive is used under various creative commons licenses. The New York State Music Fund provided initial funding for FMA. FMA seeks to maintain a high-quality resource through the use of selected curators who approve or deny all submissions to the collection.
Google Books – Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
Project Gutenberg – A collection of free eBooks.