Scotch Plains Library Launches Mobile App

The app is available for anyone with a smart phone or tablet.

The Scotch Plains Public Library is pleased to announce the release of our new mobileapp. “SPPL Mobile” allows anyone with a smartphone or tablet to have access tothe library wherever they are.

Features include searching the catalog, placing holds on books, checking events, contacting the library, and keeping up with the library’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.

The app gives Scotch Plains residents direct accessto eLibraryNJ, where they can download free ebooks and audiobooks. It also allow susers to scan the ISBN barcode of any book to see if it is available at the library. In the near future, access to the library’s databases will also be available.

With today’s prevalence of smartphones and tablets, developing a mobile app is just one more way that the Scotch Plains Public Library provides services to the community.

SPPL Mobile is available for free from the iTunes Store for anyone with an Apple device, or at http://scotlib.boopsie.com for any other device.

Anyone wishing to see a demonstration of the mobile app, and to learn about other technology available throughthe library, may attend the library’s Gadgets & Gizmos technology open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, and from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27.

SPPL Mobile was developed for the Scotch Plains Public Library by Boopsie, Inc. Funding for this Mobile Project Initiative is provided by LibraryLinkNJ, The New JerseyLibrary Cooperative whose services are funded by the New Jersey State Library, which is responsible for the coordination, promotion, and funding of the New Jersey LibraryNetwork.

The Scotch Plains Library can be contacted through their website: http://www.scotlib.orgor by phone: 908-322-5007, x 204 or e-mail: library@scotlib.org. The Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

SPF PT June 17, 2012 at 09:13 PM
This is totally cool. Especially all of the free audiobooks available!


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