Digital Books and Media

meet libby






Libby (formerly Overdrive)
  
(C/W MARS) Download the Libby app for audios, ebooks, and videos.  Have your C/W MARS library card number handy.  Questions: try Libby/Overdrive help or come by the library.
Made possible by the C/W MARS library network.

 
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CW MARS library cardholders can now borrow eBooks and digital audiobooks from several library systems* across Massachusetts! 

In the Libby app (see above), you can add another library system (such as the Boston Public Library) using "Add a Library" under the Libby menu in the top right corner. You can then search for, borrow, and place holds on that library's digital items. Though you have to add and search each library system separately, all your holds and borrowed items will show up together in your digital catalog account.  From the Digital Catalog website, follow the link to "Partner libraries" at the top to visit these collections and borrow or place holds on items.

* Participating library systems include: Boston Public Library, CLAMS Library Network, Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, Minuteman Library Network, NOBLE (North of Boston Library Exchange), Old Colony Library Network, SAILS Library Network

 

hooplaHoopla (Dickinson Memorial Library)
Instantly borrow digital movies, music, ebooks, audios and comicbooks. 
Dickinson Memorial Library cardholders may borrow 5 a month.

 

Kanopy 0Kanopy (Dickinson Memorial Library) Over 30,000 award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-fin titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. 
Dickinson Memorial Library cardholders may borrow 5 a month.

 

rbdigitalRB Digital. (Dickinson Memorial Library) We’ve partnered with RBDigital to offer two of their popular services: Acorn TV and Stingray Qello Concerts on video. Once a service is borrowed the patron has unlimited access to that resource for seven days.

To get started create your RB Digital account by registering with your email, library barcode number and PIN.  You will create your own username and password.

 

Libby (Bostonmeet libby Public Library)  Download audios, ebooks, and videos. Register for a Boston Public Library ecard.
More
from Boston Public Library:  Hoopla       Zinio digital magazines

  


 

MORE DIGITAL RESOURCES

Project Gutenberg : free ebook downloads.

Internet Archives - Audio Archives:   This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings :   Every two weeks a free music download from the popular online collection Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.  


DEVICES TO BORROW

Curious? Check out any of these devices for 3 weeks.

For e-books:         Kindle Fire

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