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Your Belmar Library Card grants you access to the following Online Resources and Activities


In most cases you will have to create an additional account on these sites to take full advantage of these great resources.  You must access these sites through these links in order for your user accounts to be properly set up.



Research and Reference Resources from our Partnership with the NJ State Library



Overdrive - ELibraryNJ

Download thousands of Ebooks and Audiobooks free with your Library Card number!

Must have active Belmar Library Card number to access.

Download the Overdrive App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store for your mobile device.

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HOOPLA - eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV and more! 

Instantly Read, Listen and Watch with your library card on your computer, TV and mobile devices!

Three easy steps:

1. Download the Hoopla app on your Apple and Android device, or go to hoopladigital.com

2. Create an account and Login with your Belmar Public Library Card number

3. Start borrowing and enjoy!!!















EBSCO LearningExpress Library

Academic, Career and Life Success— Improve, Explore, Prepare, Acquire, Achieve - All with your Belmar Library Card!

Organized into targeted learning centers, this e-resource supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass theGED®, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more.






Freading® offers tens of thousands of ebooks which are available anytime, anywhere.  There is no download manager, and patrons have simultaneous access to all titles -it’s never been so easy...all with your Belmar Library Card!


Three easy steps:

1. Download the Freading app on your Apple and Android device, or go to https://belmar.freading.com/index

2. Create an account and Login with your Belmar Public Library Card number

3. Start borrowing and enjoy!!!


CLICK HERE --->   FREADING   <--- CLICK HERE  for Windows & Apple OS browsers










Freegal Music

Freegal® Music is an ad-free music downloading service thatis provided to you completely free of charge by your library.  Simply log in using your library card to access today’s hits and a readily available collection of over 1 million albums consisting of 15+ million songs from more than 200 genres and much, much more. 

Experience the new mobile app and website for yourself -music is waiting to be discovered!

1. DOWNLOAD APP OR VISIT WEBSITE: https://belmar.freegalmusic.com/home











We have a great selection of 28 popular magazines for you to read and enjoy online!

Click the logo below and enter your Belmar Library Card number, including all the zeroes.


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Medici.tv - The Worlds Leading Classical Music Channel

Sponsored and brought to you by The Belmar Friends of the Library

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Explore the world of Classical Music, Opera and Ballet through a wide assortment of video concerts, performances, documentaries and master classes, all with your Belmar Library Card!

To use Medici.tv

1. Click here ---> MEDICI.TV <--- 

2. Enter your Library Card number with 5 ZEROES before the last four digits on your Belmar Library card. 

   For example:

   Permanent Card holders: if the last four digits of your library card is 1234, then enter 000001234.

   For Temporary Card holders, if you have 0T123, then enter 00000T123.




Rosetta Stone

Learn a new language with the Rosetta Stone Language Program FREE with your Belmar Library Card!

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To use Rosetta Stone on Windows or MacOS:

Click the logo above and in the Patron ID field enter your Library Card number with 4 ZEROES before the last four digits on your Belmar Library card.  DO NOT click the  "Sign with Google" link.

For example:

Permanent Card holders: if the last four digits of your library card is 1234, then enter 00001234.

For Temporary Card holders, if you have 0T123, then enter 0000T123.


Then select the Rosetta Stone link and create your account on Rosetta Stone.


How to access Rosetta Stone Mobile

  1. Prior to logging in for the first time, on your mobile device go to the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android) and download the Learn Languages: Rosetta Stone app.  You only need to do this once.
  2. On your mobile device visit this page and click on the Rosetta Stone logo link above.
  3. Enter your library card number as directed above if prompted.  Do not log in with your Google account.
  4. When the Rosetta Stone screen appears log in with your username and password and choose the language you wish to learn.
  5. On the next screen click the link that says Launch Rosetta Stone.
  6. The Rosetta Stone app on your mobile device will launch and load you into your language after a short delay.




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Follow these instructions below to get your FREE 72 hour Pass:

Step 1:  Go to the Library's Front Lawn and connect to the Belmar Library WiFi signal. 

You MUST be connected to the Library's WiFi for the Activation process to work. 

You cannot activate your pass using your cellular data connection.

WiFi password is:   Library1

The WiFi signal is strong throughout the front lawn right up to the sidewalk, so there is plenty of room to maintain social distancing while logging in. 

Step 2:  In your web browser, click the New York Times logo above or go to this NYTimes Log In link:


Step 3:  Save this page as a bookmark in your browser for future code activations.

Step 4:

A.) If you do not have a Free Basic NY Times account, create one here and log in.

B.) If you already have a Free Basic account with the NY Times, simply log in with your email and password. 

You will then be provided with an Activation code.

Step5:    Click "Activate Now". 

You will now have 72 hours of Unlimited Access to the NY Times Digital website's news, sports and all the other sections.

This Activation code is now attached to your NYTimes account.  This means you can now log on to the site from a different location or device and still have access during those 72 hours.  You do not need to hang out in front of the library to enjoy unlimited access to the NY Times  during the 72 hours of the pass's duration.

When the 72 hours ends, you will have to return to the library to get a new activation code for an additional 72 hours of access.




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