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Lrn

Lrn app icon If you haven't learned how to code yet - try this app. With Lrn you learn how to read, write and speak the language of programming through a series of interactive mini quizzes.  No experience necessary! And the best part - it is FREE!

Available for iOS iPhones & iPads

Evernote

Evernote app iconEvernote is an online workspace for you to get your work done. Helps you organize your daily projects, keeping everything together - and you can synch across devices. 

Available for most mobile platforms

Flipboard

Zinio app logo Flipboard is your personal social magazine. Catch up on articles from your Facebook or Instagram profile, or find out what's new in Rolling Stone, Mashable, Boing Boing, and hundreds of other sources. 

Available for iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry, KindleFire

Goodreads

Goodreads app icon - brown square with a g in the middleIf you love reading and love social media - then Goodreads if for you. Share books you over with millions of members. Find a  new book and then reserve it in the SPL catalogue. Super simple. Get Goodreads on your computer or smartphone / tablet  with the free app.

Teen Hotlines

Teen Hotlines AppTeen Hotlines lists hotlines, help lines and websites organized by subjects. From school violence and depression to eating disorders and suicide, these national organizations can also refer teens to state and local services in their community.

You can also store a username and password allowing you to access the library's subscription to Teen Health & Wellness with just one click.

Download the Free app (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad/Android)

Autodesk SketchBook

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Autodesk SketchBook is a painting and drawing app for all skill levels, you just need to love to draw! An easy app to capture your latest doodles and drawings in one place while you are on the go. You can also upload your photos or import your traditional art into the app so you can layer them into your creations. 

Download app (iPhone/iPod Touch) 

Download app (Android)

 

Dictionary

Tired of carrying around your dictionary and thesaurus? Not sure what the definition of 'abderion' is? The Dictionary.com app is here to help! It is the leading English dictionary app, with over 2 million reliable definitions. Now is your time to be the only person in the room who knows what hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian means!

Download app (iPhone/iPod Touch) 

Download app (Android)

Wattpad

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Do you love storytelling? Take it to the next level using Wattpad, an app that turns writing and reading into an adventure. Follow stories a they are written, create your own, enjoy this social on-the-go experience wherever you are. 

Download app (Apple) 

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Musical.ly

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Musical.ly allows you to share, create and discover videos. The app has a lot of singing, dancing, comedy and lip-syncing. Get create, select your sound and share! 

Download app (Android)
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Shazam

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You know when you hear a song and you can't think of the title or who sings it? Shazam will help you identify the music around you. Just tap the Shazam button in instantly identify the song, explore lyrics, videos and share. 

Available for Mac, iOS, Android, Windows 8

Zinio

Zinio App IconZinio gives you access to current issues of popular magazines to read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. All for FREE!

You will need 2 accounts - but once it is set up - browsing is super easy.  Follow our step by step instructions to access our almost 100 digital magazines - including Rolling Stone, Bicycling, Elle, Discover, Inked, Maxim, Marie Claire.... 

Key Ring

Turn your smartphone into your library Card with KeyRing. Install the app, choose Add Card, select No Barcode, Search for Stratford Public Library, then manually enter your library barcode.

You will be asked to present your ID the first time you use your digital card.

Download the Free app (iPhone/iPod Touch/Android/Blackberry/Windows Mobile)

Instagram

Instagram App Icon - brown square cameraInstagram makes sharing pretty, private photos all too easy.
Ages 13+

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Fit Brains Trainer

Fit Brains Trainer App LogoFit Brains Trainer by Rosetta Stone, can help you improve your IQ and EQ (Cognitive & emotional intelligence). Fit Brains games are not only extremely fun to play, but they help improve your brain health as well. Train your mind with 14 brain games & 360 workout sessions designed to target Memory, Processing Speed, Concentration, Problem Solving, and Visual-Spatial skills

Drop N' Roll

Drop n Roll App Icon'Drop 'n' Roll' is a free video editor. You can instantly create movies and then share to other social media sites like YouTube, Facebook or Instagram. Use your phone's videos or photos, add music, pick a tehme, cut, mash, splice, voila! You'll create professional looking videos in minutes.

Download app (iPhone/iPod Touch) 

Mindshift

 

mindshift app icon, lightbulb with light rays coming out of it Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.

Download app (Apple) 

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Ripl

Ripl app logoMake sure your posts stand out on social media. Use the Ripl app to create animated posts that will be sure to catch the eye of all your followers. 

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MixBit Create

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MixBit Create videos that have professional themes, transitions and music. Use your own or include media shared by other MixBit users. Designed by the creators of YouTube, you can share, explore and create! 

Download app (Android)
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