There are so many apps to choose from! How do you know what's good, or what will be useful? Check the sources in our "On the Web" section for reviews, tips and tricks to help you decide what to download.

Library Databases

Mango Languages

Lessons in 65 languages (including English). Once you've signed up for an account on our website, you can download Mango's app for iOS or android and learn on your mobile device.

Tip: Check out Mango's voice comparison feature - available on some slides. Just look for the the microphone icon next to the word or phrase.

RBdigital Audiobooks and Ebooks

(formerly OneClickdigital) More than 4000 downloadable audiobooks from RBdigital and over 150 ebooks. Download titles to your home computer or to a mobile device using the RBdigital app. Note: starting June 27, 2017 OneClickdigital app users will be prompted to update their app to the new RBdigital app.

You must have a West Vancouver Memorial Library card to use this service. 

New to RBdigital? View a tutorial.

Download the app: iOS | Android

RBdigital Magazines

(formerly Zinio) Access hundreds of digital magazines on your computer or portable device. Starting June 27, 2017 you can download the new RBdigital app on your Android or iOS device. You must have a West Vancouver Memorial Library card to access. 

New to RBdigital? View a tutorial.

Download the app: iOS | Android

On the Web

148 Apps (iOS only)

All apps reviewed on 148 Apps must meet the criteria of excellent graphical quality, originality and well-designed content as well as useful support material.

App Advice (iOS only)

Current app reviews and news.

Common Sense Media

Get reviews of apps that are good for kids and teens from Common Sense Media, a non-profit that writes reviews about technology aimed at famlies.


The app version of a favorite website amongst booklovers. Store your library, list books you've read and books you want to read, rate books, leave reviews, connect with friends, and join discussion groups about nearly any book you can think of. It's a one-stop-shop for your bookish needs.

iTunes | Google Play


An app to share and discover your favorite books with readers and authors. Share quotes, reviews, organize your reading lists and explore recommendations for readers. Available for iOS and Android.

PC Magazine

PCMag's latest hands-on reviews of iPad Apps, iPhone Apps, BlackBerry Apps, Android Apps, Palm Apps, Windows Mobile Apps, Mobile Utilities and Mobile Games.

Travel Apps

New York Times' recommends 12 Travel Apps for 2016.