Mobile Apps

Welcome to your virtual library!  BPL is everywhere you are with cool mobile apps available 24/7 from many handheld devices.  From accessing your library account to downloading eBooks to viewing specialized resources, our mobile apps are certain to educate, inform and inspire. 

Some resources require selection of your location and/or your Bentonville Library card.  For assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at 479-271-6815 or email   

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     BPL Mobile

  • Search the library catalog, check your account, ask a question, find events and more, instantly tapping into library resources, anytime, anywhere.  
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks is especially easy, since the new customized app
    integrates with BPL’s Overdrive service.
  • BPL Mobile is compatible with Apple, Android, Blackberry, Kindle and NOOK devices, among others.
  • Download from iTunes | Download from Android Marketplace 



     Library2Go! Powered by Overdrive 

  • Download eBooks, audiobooks, videos and music to your computer, eBook reader or handheld device.  
  • Bentonville Library partners with 14 regional public libraries to provide this service to allLibrary2Go! library patrons with an active library card, for free!  
  • To access Library2Go! on your smart phone, download the free mobile Overdrive app! 
  • Required:  Library Barcode & PIN.  
  • Download from iTunes  | Download from Android Marketplace 



     Freegal Music

  • Bentonville Public Library is proud to offer Freegal Music to patrons.  Providing simultaneous access to the entire music catalog, download up to five (5) free songs per week to your personal devices.  After downloading, you are allowed to keep the music, essentially owning it.  The titles are DRM-FREE, Mp3 files that can be played on
    virtuallyany computer, smart phone or other mobile device.
  • Freegal offers a free app for quick and easy use with smart phones and mobile devices.  Login Required:  Library Barcode & PIN.
  • Download from iTunes | Download from Android Marketplace 





  • Ebsco’s free mobile app provides access to magazine and journal articles.  A powerful research tool for students, educators, general use, research and professionals in the medical, business, legal and information industries. 
  • The EBSCOhost app for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad and Android Devices is available for download from the iTunes app store and the Android Market.  After downloading the app, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface.

     To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  • Log into EBSCOhost.
  • Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter your email address. Note: You must use an email address that you can access from your device.
  • An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  • Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
  • You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.


  • Once it is authenticated, the app can be used for nine months, after which you must send yourself a new authentication key from the EBSCOhost interface.  The app is authenticated to the profile from which you emailed yourself the authentication key. To access a different profile from the app, click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link from within the new profile and complete the authentication steps.
  • Download from iTunes  | Download from Android Market



     Access My Library Public Edition: Powered by Gale    

  • Gale’s AccessMyLibrary Public Edition provides reliable information from current magazines, journals, encyclopedias, how-to guides and more.  
  • Subjects include health care, environment, biographies, career choices, car repair, literature, news, science and more. 


  •  Access My Library uses your global position to locate libraries within a 10-mile radius, then will give you access to eLearning resources.  
  • This mobile app is free.
  • Download from iTunes  | Download from Android Marketplace 



     Mango Languages Library Edition 

  • Get free access to more than 34 foreign language courses and 14 English as a second language courses through your local library account.  
  • Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.  


  • To use this free app, you must access via BPL’s site and establish a profile on Mango Languages. 
  • Currently, this app is only available from iTunes.  
  • Download from iTunes  
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