eBooks & eAudio

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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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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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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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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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