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NBPL Mobile App puts the Library at your Fingertips!

Smartphone App is now available for iPhone, Blackberry, Android and more!

Features include:

  • Search the catalog
  • Place holds
  • Renew items
  • Look up hours and locations
  • View upcoming events
  • Dial-a-story
  • and more!

Try it out!

Smart Prefix Searching

The app allows a search shortcut called "smart prefix searching." You can either type in whole words for author, title or keyword searches, or just enter just the first 2-3 letters of an authors's first and last name or the first words of a title and the app will automatically start narrowing your search results.


  • For author Mark Twain, enter "Ma Tw"
  • For author Terry Pratchett, enter "Ter Pra"
  • For title For Whom the Bell Tolls, enter "fo wh th"


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