Your Central Islip Public Library Card  will grant you access to a variety of online content, including e-books, audiobooks, movies, magazines, newspapers, educational resources, and more!  To get access to some of these resources, you will be required to create a Livebrary account using your library card number and email address.  For help with getting started, click here.

Ancestry and Genealogy


Access to US military records including stories, photos, and personal documents.

Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History book collection.

Search records from around the world including birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records.

View lists compiled from historical publications, naturalization records, government documents, ship manifests, and other historical sources.

E-Books, Audiobooks, Movies, Music & More!

Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more. PLEASE NOTE: you will need to create a user account the first time you use hoopla.


Access thousands of films and documentaries to stream on your favorite device.

Thousands of kid-friendly books and movies featuring some of your favorite characters.

Download the Libby app to check out thousands of eBooks and audiobooks.

book flix

Over 120 animated stories paired with best-selling nonfiction eBooks.


Over 1,000 unique, animated fiction and non-fiction titles for grades K-6.

Language Learning


Pronunciator offers fun and personalized language-learning courses in 163 languages.  


Muzzy offers kid-friendly lessons to help kids learn a new language by watching videos and playing fun games.

Live Online Tutoring, Homework Help and Assistance

Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center. 

Access to adult learning services including GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring, career resources, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more

Access to online resources designed to support every step of the job search process. Features live online coaches who assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

Access to online tools that support veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance. 

Magazines and Newspapers

Complete articles including the Book Review & Magazine sections.


View over 160 popular magazine titles including Spanish language titles.

Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 from the world's leading financial newspaper.

Research and Educational Resources

Explore science, nature, & space through books, videos, & articles. NOTE: if prompted for a password, enter cipl

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Find thousands of credible, accurate, and reliable articles written by professionals.

Animated math stories combined with lesson plans and quizzes.

Explore science concepts through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, & more.


Get access thousands of free printables, lesson plans, mini-books and more!

culture grams

Experience the world through concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content

Magazines for grades K-5 including Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs, and videos to support STEM topics.

Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics for grades 6 to 8. 

Provides a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Recursos en español

Acceso a contenido preciso y apropiado para la edad en español. Ideal para hablantes nativos de español, estudiantes bilingües y estudiantes que están aprendiendo español.

La interfaz en español brinda acceso a revistas académicas en español y portugués, tanto de América Latina como sobre ella.


Un quiosco de revistas digitales que ofrece títulos de revistas populares, incluidos títulos en español.

Acceso a muchos recursos en español, como tutoría en vivo, laboratorio de idiomas, preparación para la ciudadanía estadounidense y más.


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