Resources

Resources made available by the Raritan Public Library require a library card. If you are a library card holder, patron of the Library, or are looking to register for a library card, please contact us for more information on how to access these resources.

eBooks

Axis 360

Axis360

Use your Raritan Library Online Catalog login to access over 1,500 eBooks and eAudiobooks on Axis 360 for free. Accessible from your browser, phone, tablet, or Kindle device.


This service is made possible through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and will be available until October 14th, 2023.

cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The cloudLibrary book service includes all of the books available in our current eBook collection, new ones purchased directly for our own Cloud Library, and existing eBooks inventories from various libraries throughout New Jersey. Check out up to 5 titles, and keep them all for up to 21 days!

hoopla

hoopla

hoopla digital services include over 500,000 eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, TV shows, CDs, Comics, and Graphic novels. Accessible from your browser or Smart device.


NEW for August 2021: Bonus Borrows are now available, including over 500 popular titles for unlimited borrowing that will not impact borrow limits.


Please note our library is not part of the Somerset County Library system.

Education

Brainfuse

Brainfuse

Brainfuse is a web-based tutoring service for children of all ages. Live tutoring engages patrons through online homework help, writing lab assistance, test prep and more.


NEW for August 2021: Access is now available to HelpNow, JobNow, VetNow, and LearnNow– curated services to help patrons of all ages learn new topics and build skills.


This service is made possible through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and will be available until June 30th, 2022.

ABCmouse.com

ABCMouse.com

ABCmouse.com is an award winning learning academy, helping children ages 2 through 7 learn to learn lessons in phonics, math, social studies, art, music, and much more. If you are interested in logging on to ABC Mouse at the library, please ask at the circulation desk or the Children's Librarian to assist you.

Databases

JerseyClicks

JerseyClicks

JerseyClicks is provided via the New Jersey State Library and provides a wide variety of databases and resources for use in personal projects and academic papers.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Discover your amazing family history with HeritageQuest, powered by Ancestry.com. Access an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

Newspapers

USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Visit usatoday.com and call the Library for the email and password to sign in for USA TODAY Digital Access. Must be a resident of Raritan.

Star-Ledger

The Star-Ledger

The Star Ledger is available digitally for patron residents of Raritan. Call the Library for the email and password to sign in.

Language

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is an online language-learning system free to our library patrons. With 80 of the world's most popular languages and ESL courses in 50 languages, it focuses on quickly building conversational skills through a suite of interactive content. Accessible from your browser, phone, or tablet.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone

The popular Rosetta Stone language learning software is available free for all library card holders.