Mobile Apps

PPL Mobile App

In addition to the convenience of having your library card with you at all times, the library mobile app provides a gateway to our most popular services.

Search the catalog, view our events calendar, reserve a study room or a museum pass, contact to us via phone or email, find out when we’re open, view what you have checked out, find librarian book suggestions, access our YouTube channel, take a course, study a language, get homework help, even scan ISBN numbers from anywhere to see if we have them in our catalog — all from your phone with our app.

 Android coming soon

Reading and Listening

Libby (OverDrive)

This collection is hand-selected and built from the ground up, with a focus on quality selections that meet the diverse reading and listening preferences of the Princeton community.




Stream thousands of e-books, comics, audiobooks and music albums from top publishers and record companies on your phone or tablet with the Hoopla app.


RB Digital

Enjoy full-color, page-for-page digital copies of more than 80 magazine titles, including popular selections such as The Economist, The New Yorker, National Geographic, and Dwell.




Access our new video streaming service which offers a broad selection of quality documentaries, feature films, and training videos from producers including The Criterion Collection.



Develop new skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Watch high-quality, engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts on thousands of courses.



If you’re looking for help with your homework, Brainfuse offers live, in-person, after-school homework help program, as well as writing assistance, test prep, and more.


Learning a Language

Rosetta Stone

Select from 30 languages featuring core lessons in developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

For complete instructions for using the app, please visit the Languages page.



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 effective.


Study Rooms


The Solstice app allows you to wirelessly use our large digital displays in one of our six enhanced study rooms. You can project the screen of your computer, tablet or phone.