eBooks & eAudio

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OverDrive

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Browse the OverDrive catalog for  EPUB, PDF and Kindle format eBooks as well as MP3 eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Create an OverDrive account with an email and password of your choice (Recommended)
  2. Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
  3. Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.
  4. Return titles early if you wish.

Just looking for kids' or teen titles? Visit OverDrive Kids or OverDrive Teens!

Redish-brown circle with a stylized maroon-haired character smiling above an open, aqua book coverDownload OverDrive's Libby app for iOS, Android or Windows 10+ and get help with Libby if you need it.

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RBdigital

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Browse the RBdigital catalog of downloadable eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Register for an RBdigital account with an email and password or use your RBdigital Magazines account if you have one.
  2. Download and install the appropriate app for your device (also good for RBdigital Magazines!).
  3. Use the app or visit the site to borrow and enjoy!
  4. Watch a tutorial video or read FAQs for more information.
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TumbleBooks

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Peruse animated, talking picture books, early chapter books, puzzles, and resources for kids and families in TumbleBooks.

Includes a limited number of books in French, Spanish, and other languages.

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TumbleBookCloud

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Stream eBooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks of high interest to tweens and teens, as well as classics and some teacher-assigned titles.

You'll need an internet connection only—no downloading!

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Odilo

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Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.

  • Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
  • Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.

Get started today!

  1. Browse or search for a title you'd like to read. (More about searching.)
  2. Choose "Borrow" to check out the book. (More about borrowing and streaming.)
  3. Log in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Choose "Display in Browser."  We recommend reading in your browser. The app is not yet fully functioning.

Printable instructions in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese (PDF)

 

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Hoopla

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Check out up to 12 films, TV episodes, music albums, or eComics from Hoopla monthly and enjoy them on your computer, phone, tablet, or TV.

  • Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
  • View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
  • Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
  • Download and view eComics for 21 days following checkout.

Get started today!

  1. Create an account with the email and password of your choice.
  2. Download the appropriate app for your device, or use it in your web browser. (For FAQs, see Hoopla Support.)
  3. Borrow and enjoy!

*You may need the Widevine plugin to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to use Google Chrome instead, as it doesn't require the plugin.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.

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Baen Free Library

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Enjoy a selection of free, downloadable science fiction and fantasy eBooks from Baen. This site includes instructions for downloading titles to various eReaders and portable devices.

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bookboon.com

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Download free, non-fiction eBooks on a wide range of topics, including accounting, engineering, language learning, and more.

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Manga Here

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Read manga online. Sort by style or genre to find just what you like.

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Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature

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Read from a library of over 6000 digitized historical children's books, available online from the University of Florida Digital Collections.

This collection includes British and American children's books and magazines from the mid 1800s on by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, and many more.

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Project Gutenberg

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Choose from over 53,000 free EPUB or Kindle titles; download them or read them online. This is a great source of classic titles that are no longer under U.S.

Copyright. You can add them to your DropBox, Google Drive or OneDrive if you have one and enjoy at your leisure. You can also choose to download or transfer titles to your mobile device, following these instructions.

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