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Mobile Library Apps: Mobile apps for Library

Apps for Library Online Resources

Mobile apps for Library

Access my Library

Access the electronic resources the library provides through Gale at no cost and without your library card. Resources available to our patrons include Biography in Context, Career Transitions, Chilton Library, Opposing Viewpoints, PowerSpeak Languages, and many more.

Download the app to your mobile device When you open the app it will locate the library closst to you (or inside a 10 mile radius). When you have the correct library selected you can access all our Gale electronic resources.

iTune App Store for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Android Google Play for Android phones and tablets. 


Brainfuse Mobile is a powerful suite of academic tools and resources designed for HelpNow users. No matter where you are, you can use Brainfuse Mobile to submit questions to Brainfuse tutors, get writing lab assistance, take class notes, track your homework assignments, access your flashcards, and more! In addition, the HelpNow CloudTM syncs your notes and flashcards with all your devices.


  • Live Tutoring: Connect with a live tutor to get homework help or just brush up on a skill. 
  • Writing Lab: Submit papers from your HelpNow CloudPack and get expert analysis from one of our writing tutors. You can also submit a snapshot of your writing using your camera.
  • Class Notes: Take notes, organize them by subject, and even set reminders to study them later. Enhance your notes with photos of worksheets, handwritten notes, or any other helpful items. Share your notes with a Brainfuse tutor for more targeted tutoring, or share them with friends to enhance collaborative learning.
  • Homework Tracker: Track homework assignments and organize them by subject, due date, or priority.
  • 24/7 Homework Center: Get expert help from Brainfuse tutors through our secure message center. 
  • Flashcards: Study your FlashBulbTM flashcards or access thousands of flashcard sets from the Brainfuse flashcard library.
  • Universal App: Brainfuse Mobile is designed to work on both phones and tablets.

How do I get it?

Visit the iTunes App Store for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Visit Android Google Play for Android phones and tablets.


An online video learning environment for English as a Second Language learners with worksheets, teacher guides, quizzes, tests and supplemental materials.

  • Learn American English with videos.
  • Beginner level for all ages – over 90 videos. Perfect for self-study and practice.
  • Follow the actors. Watch, listen, record and compare.
  • Print the scripts, vocabulary lots of practice quizzes and tests.

Get app from Android Google Play

OneClick Digital

Do you enjoy checking out audiobooks from OneClick Digital? Well now you can access all of the same great audiobooks from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

Login with your OneClickdigital account and choose your library. Then download audiobooks directly to your device. 

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The Overdrive lets you download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your smartphone or tablet, without using a computer at all!

Features include:

  • Audiobook sleep timer: Set the timer and your book shuts off when you do.
  • Sepia eBook display: Enjoy easy-on-the-eyes reading that looks just like a paper book.
  • eBook orientation lock: Enable this setting, and you can rock without the roll!
  • Return eBooks right after reading so you can dive into the next one.

Available for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, Blackberries and Windows 7 phones.

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Mobile apps are available for smartphones and tablets.  The apps are used to search for printing locations and to print.  There are apps available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Nook.

Please use the linked documentation to print from the following supported devices:


Want to access the ReferenceUSA database on your iPad? Simply download the ReferenceUSA app from the iTunes store and search the database at your leisure.

Use the app to:

  • Find new business opportunities.
  • Research executives and companies.
  • Track down addresses and phone numbers.
  • Search for jobs.

The ReferenceUSA app is only available for the iPad.

Starwalk Kids

StarWalk KidsMedia is a collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks for children of all ages. To access via a web browser, enter the 14-digital library card number. The SWKids Reader app is available from Google Play Store  and Amazon App Store.  For iOS devices, search for SWkidsReader in the iTunes App Store.  Use Username: onekoaks and Password: onekoaks to log in with your mobile device.


The Zinio Reader app allows you to read the magazines you check out from the library collection. You cannot check out library magazines using this app.

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Grant R. Brimhall Library 1401 E. Janss Road • Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 • (805) 449-2660
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