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Downloadable books, audiobooks, and music. Streaming movies and music. Digital magazines.
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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  • Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine distribution service where users can access their favorite magazines from a variety of publishers through the New Braunfels Public Library website or a custom app made specifically for the iPad or iPad mini, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere
  • Popular titles include People, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Southern Living, Ranger Rick, People en Espanol, US Weekly, Seventeen, Real Simple, Car & Driver, and many more
  • Easy to use app or direct access through your mobile device
  • Availability of back issues of magazines


  • OneClickdigital brings exclusive Recorded Books eAudio, as well as content from all major publishers
  • Easy to use and download on mobile devices
  • Popular children's books, classics, and older titles
  • Download app from iTunes and Google Play



  • Over 200 children's books available for download
  • Picture books, chapter books, nonfiction books.
  • Language instruction for Spanish, French, Russian and Chinese
  • Educational videos from National Geographic
  • Educational games, puzzles, math stories, and graphic novels
  • Option to create customized play lists
  • Downloaded ebooks allow reader to listen to accompanying audio (or mute the audio function)
  • No limits on the number of items accessed

Access to Digitial Resources

Access to the library's digital resources is limited to library cardholders. To log-on to these resources type in your library card number and password (where requested). Please note that some of these resources place restrictions on the number of items accessible to patrons at any given time (notably, Lone Star Digital Library, Freegal Music, and Freegal Movies.) Also, some of the resources on this site require an additional log-in using an email address and a password.


Lone Star Digital Library/Overdrive

Lone Star Digital Library

  • Downloadable Overdrive ebooks and audiobooks
  • Fiction and nonfiction for adults, children, and teens
  • Limit of 3 items checked out at any time
  • Automatic return of items after 14 or 7 days
  • No overdue fines
  • Download to computer, tablet or smart phone

Freegal Music

Freegal Music

  • Downloadable collection of 7 million songs
  • Features music by artists in the catalog of Sony Entertainment
  • 5 songs may be downloaded each week
  • Music may be streamed  with no time limits
  • Downloaded songs do not expire and are compatible with pcs, macs, smart phones and other mp3-compatible devices
  • Vast selection of music genres including Rock, Pop, Classical, Country, Jazz, International, and much more
  • Option to create musical playlists
  • Downloadable music videos


Freegal Movies

Freegal Movies

  • Thousands of movies and TV programs in a variety of genres
  • Browsing collection organized by genre
  • 3 movies may be streamed each week
  • New movies are added each month



  • Thousands of independent films from over 50 countries
  • Award-winning films from major film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, and SXSW
  • Comprehensive listing of film genres and subject matter
  • Ideal resource for patrons seeking quality films outside of the mainstream
  • No limit on number of films streamed

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