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eBooks & eAudiobooks

Connect to OverDrive

Connect to Overdrive for kidsCheck out our collection of eBooks and mp3 audiobooks for teensOverDrive offers eBooks and audiobooks for PC, Mac and handheld devices -- and eBooks in almost any web browser via OverDrive Read for Alachua County and Putnam Alachua Levy Cooperative patrons. If you've never used OverDrive before, check out our page on how to get started.

Technology and Business eBooks & eVideos

Connect Now O"Reilly text logoO'Reilly provides eBooks that are read online via your web browser.

  • Technology, digital media and business eBooks and videos
  • 10,000 titles to choose from
  • Ideal ready-reference resource
  • Unlimited checkouts, no need for reserves
  • Titles always available
  • Full text searching
  • Can search several eBooks simultaneously
  • No download necessary
  • Mac compatibility
  • Need your library card number for remote access (outside the library)

Tips for new users


Connect Now Button to FreegalConnect now to Freegal Music and download 5 free songs with your library card number.

Freegal Music gives you access to over 15 million songs from more than 25,000 labels including the Sony Music catalog.

  • Download 5 new songs every week
  • Keep the songs forever on your computer
  • Download count resets Monday at 12:01 AM
  • No software is required to download to a computer
  • Freegal Music apps are available for Apple and Android devices
  • Find out more on the Freegal Music FAQs page


Connect to Flipster magazinesConnect now to Flipster and access our popular eMagazine collection online.

  • About 20 exclusive titles (Time, People, Ebony, etc.)
  • Same articles as in print versions
  • Some titles contain links and other interactive features
  • Full-text searching
  • Works on any computer or device with a browser and Internet access
  • Apps are available for iPads and Android tablets (v. 4.2 & up) for off-line reading

Logo image for RBdigitalConnect now to RBdigital and access even more eMagazines through our newsstand.  First-time users must first register for an RBdigital account online in their browser (registration is not possible in the app).  Please note that RBdigital magazines will be transferred to OverDrive soon.

  • More than 3,000 titles
  • Same articles as in print versions
  • Some titles contain links, animations, videos and other interactive features
  • Full-text searching
  • Unlimited checkouts and no due dates
  • Works on any computer or device with a browser and Internet access
  • To borrow from our RBdigital Collection, you will need to create an account using an email and password. You check out magazines using your online account.
  • For offline reading, you can use the RBdigital app to download a magazine. Download the app and login in using the same account you created online.


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More online sources of digital media

The Library subscribes to Overdrive and Safari to provide premium eBooks and digital media, including bestselling fiction, popular authors, and timely nonfiction. Also available online are several non-commercial sources of eBooks and other digital media. Many free titles are classics and "public domain" works.

Here is a sampling of sources to explore: