Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.  As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you’ll learn more than just words and phrases. In addition to lessons, Mango also offers language learning through a selection of streaming, full-length films with interactive content. English courses are available for non-English speakers. On the go? Set up a free account through our Mango database or download the free Mango mobile app, and start learning!

  • The system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection.
  • Languages include Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.
  • Create an account with your email address first. When you choose a language, it will ask you to “Subscribe to Mango,” then select “Access Near You- Find Mango” and Search for Princeton Public Library. Follow the prompts to link your library account.


Muzzy is an award winning BBC Online Language Program for children from beginners to early intermediate language learners. Learn to speak Spanish, Latin-American Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese (Pinyin), Korean (RR) and English. Surrounding learners with visual, aural and contextual language, MUZZY employs a natural immersion approach, modeled on the way we all learn our first language.

  • For Home Computer
    • Go to the Muzzy Website.
    • Login with your Princeton Public Library card number.
    • Choose the language that you want to learn.
    • You may click the lifesaver button on the lower right hand corner of your screen to view a brief tutorial of how Muzzy Works.
  • For Mobile Device & TV:
    • You can also stream Muzzy Club videos on an Android, iOS device, or Apple TV.
    • Download the MUZZY app to view all the MUZZY videos.
    • Select MUZZY and login with the following user name and password: Username: Password: ilovemuzzy


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Libby/Overdrive offers a curated collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines with a focus on quality selections that meet the diverse reading and listening preferences of the Princeton community.

Access Libby/Overdrive


  • Available on computer and mobile devices; sync across devices.
  • Search for titles, checkout/borrow on the Princeton Overdrive website or through the Libby app.
  • Unlimited number of  magazine checkouts, does not count towards the 7 checkout limit.
  • Check out for a maximum of 21 days.
  • No overdue fees; return when finished or items will auto-return at due date.

Download the app

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Getting Started

Highlights and Accessibility Features

  • Hundreds of popular magazines such as The New Yorker, The Economist, Bon Appetit and more
  • Replaces RBDigital for digital magazine access
  • Includes world language periodicals such as “l’Express” and “Paris Match”
  • Children’s titles such as “Highlights for Children” and “Highlights High Five”
  • Compatible with native screen readers to navigate the app and browse for content
  • Use “Reading Settings” to change font size, such as OpenDyslexic font or lighting.
  • To define words in Libby, tap and hold the word until the menu pops up. Or use a dictionary in languages other than English.

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Hoopla provides immediate access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music albums.

Access hoopla


  • Available on computer and mobile devices; sync across devices.
  • Search for titles and checkout/borrow right in the app. Hoopla titles are not listed in Bibliocommons,  the library’s online catalog.
  • Check out a maximum of 5 items per month.
  • Borrowing periods: ebooks, comics, and audiobooks for 21 days; music albums for 7 days
  • Titles always available, no waiting, no holds.
  • No overdue fees; items will auto-return at due date.
  • No need to renew, just borrow again.

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Getting Started

  • Set up an account with an email and password on the website or on the app. Library card number is required.
  • After account is set up, login with email and password.
  • Instructions and help

Highlights and Accessibility Features

  • Thousands of comics available.
  • Text settings allow you to change font and size for better readability, such as OpenDyslexic font.
  • World language collections available.

PressReader provides access to hundreds of newspapers from around the world in multiple languages, including the ability to translate many titles into up to 20 different languages. Also included is “The Economist,” with 24 hour checkouts for individual issues.

Access PressReader



When open, the library provides access inside the library for all visitors, on your computer or device or on ours.

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  • Or download the PressReader app.
  • PPL cardholders, see Getting Started for instructions for access from home or outside the library,

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Getting Started

  • Download the PressReader app or go to
  • Select Sign in, found in the upper right hand corner. Ignore the subscription or trial information. Access is completely free.
  • Select Library or Group.
  • Choose Princeton Public Library from the list or type it into the search box.
  • Enter library card number and PIN (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number).
  • Check the appropriate boxes and sign in.
  • You have complimentary access for 30 days, after which you will need to sign in again.
  • Access the Help Center.

Highlights and Accessibility Features

  • Includes U.S. newspapers, such as “Chicago Tribune,” “New York Daily News,” Philadelphia Inquirer,” and “Baltimore Sun.”
  • Includes international newspapers from many countries, in English, including “The Times of India ” and “The Guardian.”
  • Includes international newspapers in over 60 languages, including Hindi, German, French, Hebrew, Spanish, Chinese, plus dozens more.
  • Ability to translate many titles into 20 different languages.
  • Daily issues available immediately, back issue date range varies by title from a few days to a few weeks.
  • The library’s subscription also includes access to “The Economist.” To find specific issues, click on the magnifying glass (search symbol) and type economist in the search box. Click Read now to check out an issue for 24 hours. Downloaded issues can be found in the downloaded section of your PressReader account.
  • Share, save or print your favorite articles.
  • Accessibility features.