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Mobile Apps

BCL WoW app iconBCL WoW  - The new mobile app from Broward County Library that allows you to access your library account, search the catalog, place holds, find your nearest library and more.

****New Feature Added****
The BCL WoW app can now be used as a virtual library card! Just sign in to your account in the "My Account" section and click on "Library Card". Then show your virtual library card to the librarian at the circulation desk to check out your items.

Download formats: Apple® | Android | Other Smart Phones

Freegal MusicFreegal Music - Free music on the go! With the Freegal app, you can use your mobile device to download 5 free songs a week and keep them forever.

Want to download the same songs to your desktop computer? Music downloaded to your mobile device stays within the Freegal app. You can re-download the same song to your computer if you visit the Freegal site within 2 weeks of downloading a song. To re-download, sign in to Freegal and click the "Recent Downloads" link.

To begin using the Fregal Music app:

  1. Download the app to your mobile device.
  2. Once installed, find the Broward County Library by ZIP code or city name.
  3. Enter your library card number and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number).
  4. Browse, search, and download music directly to your mobile device.
  5. You can download up to 6 songs per week.

Download formats: Apple® | Android

OverDrive Media Console app iconOverDrive - Browse, download and read eBooks from Broward County Library directly to your mobile device.
Download formats:
Apple® | Android | BlackBerry® | Windows® Mobile | NOOK® (NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet, NOOK HD; NOOK HD+) 

Visit Overdrive Help for additional eBook assistance. Technical Support for eBook and audiobooks.

Byki app iconTransparent Language Mobile (Community Edition) - Byki is the fun and addictive way to learn a language. It locks words and phrases into your memory so you can recall them perfectly and remember them forever. It also tracks your learning progress with statistics on the number of items you have learned and lets you test your knowledge with quizzes.

Before you can use Transparent Language Community Edition (for mobile devices), you need to activate the app with a special code. Simply follow the instructions below to complete the installation of Byki Community Edition on your iOS or Android device:

  1. From your computer, log into Transparent Language Online for Libraries with your user name and password.
    (First-time users will have to click on the “Sign Up Now” button to create an account.) 
  2. Click the "Get Activation Code" button to obtain your unique Byki Mobile Authorization Code.
  3. Launch the Transparent Language Community Edition app on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android device. When prompted, enter the Byki Mobile Authorization Code. Your device will then download the appropriate Byki lists and languages corresponding to your Byki Online account.

Download formats: Apple® | Android

Zinio app iconZinio Digital Magazine Newsstand
Read hundreds of popular magazines complete with full photos and illustrations. Subscribe to current digital magazines that can be viewed on any computer or mobile device/tablet for free. A free Library Zinio Magazine Account is required to select and view the magazines.

Download formats: iPad | iPhone | Android™ | Kindle HD/HDX