eBooks etc.

Online Resources

Downloadable E-books and E-audio

There are many options for downloading free books from the library.  Most children will need adult help to download, and the adults may even get confused! If you have trouble using these services, please e-mail the children’s room staff at larchmontkids@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

Hoopla.  All ages.  Contains movies, television, eBooks, audiobooks, music and comics.

Tumblebooks. Target Audience: Read to Me’s. An online animated collection of of animated, talking picture books, chapter books, games, and more.

Overdrive. Target Audience: All ages. Overdrive can be used to download both eBooks and Audiobooks for all devices. If you have a smartphone or an advanced tablet–like device like an iPad, Nexus or a Nook HD,you can install an app which enables you to download directly to your device. For Kindles, check out your book in Overdrive and download it from Amazon for free. Log in with your library card number and pin number to see our full collection.  Your pin number is the last four digits of your phone number, unless you’ve changed it.

Freading. Target Audience: Preschool to Adult. If you are looking for downloadable picture books, the popular Classic Starts series, the Big Nate series and a whole lot more, this is your source!   This site uses a token system. Each person is given ten tokens a week. Books cost one, two or four tokens, depending on the value of the book assigned by the publisher. For example, each book in the popular Big Nate series costs four tokens.  Freading users must install Adobe Digital Editions software before downloading books.

OneClickDigital.  Target Audience: Preschool to Adult. Has audiobooks only, but some great titles for children, like Ivy and Bean, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Freddy the Detective and more.

ComicsPlus. Target Audience: All ages (some of the comics definitely require parental guidance). A wide variety of comics to check out and read in your web browser. You have to be online to read what you’ve checked out.