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Top Free Library Apps

Get our top apps so you can read free eBooks, digital magazines, stream feature films, and more!

BiblioBoard App

AppGet free eBooks from the growing E-Reads Texas collection, including books on cooking, Texas history, crafts, mysteries, romances, Spanish language eBooks and more! 

The app is available for Android, iOS and Kindle devices. 

cloudLibrary App

Checkout books with your phone, see what you have currently checked out, get reminders and more! See the How to cloudLibrary guide for step by step instructions. 

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Films on Demand App

Access Films on Demand videos and video clips 24/7—on your smartphone or tablet, wherever you are. See step by step instructions for creating personal account. 

Films on Demand (FOD) has thousands of high quality academic and archival streaming videos from sources like BBC, National Geographic, PBS, TED and more. Covers academic and technical subjects, as well as historical footage, including content from some of the top producers of video. 

Hoopla App

Hoopla app Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies & TV - 24/7 and FREE with your library card all within one app.

InfoBase eBooks

Read eBooks in COM Library Infobase eBooks Collection of literature and history related eBooks. 

Libby App

Get free eBooks on family, relationships, health, life after military, self-improvement, history, succeeding in college, literature from 20th and 21st century authors as well as leisure reading.

The app is available for Android, iOS and Windows devices. If you prefer reading on your Kindle, Libby can send your library books to it.

MyDocs for KIC Scanner App

""Access all your docs that you've scanned on the library's KIC scanner in one easy place. With MyDocs you can: 

  1. Transfer from KIC to view, print, share & save.
  2. Tag docs to organize and find with a few swipes.
  3. Use DOUBLE study speed with your choice of five study modes: 
    • Pre-study SKIM - computer-assisted  speed-reading - no training required.
    • ReadAlong Audio for deeper retention than just reading.
    • Audio only for easy review.
    • Highlighting to create flashcards. 
    • Studying & testing your learning progress by using the flashcards you created.

O'Reilly App for Your Phone or Tablet


With the O'Reilly app for you phone or tablet, you can:

  • Read, watch, or listen on the go: Explore books, videos, training sessions, courses, and more—online or off.
  • Never lose your place: With automatic syncing, you can start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another.
  • Discover and organize with Playlists: Search for the exact content you want to read, watch, or listen to—then add it to a playlist and revisit it any time.
  • Personalize it: Adjust the text display for comfort with font size controls and a night mode setting.
  • Find what you need: Get the answers you need, fast, with the ability to easily search across books, videos, and more.
  • Make it work for you: Control the app with an external keyboard.

O'Reilly App for Your Big Screen


With the O'Reilly app for your big screen, you can:

  • View all O’Reilly videos.
  • View all Superstream events.
  • View all Meet the Expert sessions.

Swank App

                            Stream feature films sleeted by COM faculty to support their courses from studios like MGM, Paramount, and Sony on your Android or iOS device. Here's how:

  1. Install the app on your device.
  2. Go to Swank (Must access on campus or login with your COM account for off campus access) and select the movie you want to stream. 
  3. The Swank app will automatically once you click on a title to play.