With your library card, you have access to downloadable audio and e-books through the following services. Use them on your computer, ipad, ipod, Kindle, Nook, or other devices!
Overdrive has e-books and Audiobooks featuring new releases, kids’ titles, and more!
Visit the Overdrive Support page for additional help & instructions
Freading (Billerica Residents only)
Freading features e-books for adults and teens that are always available.
*Does not work with Kindle, except Kindle Fire
Get access to even MORE titles with a Boston Public Library Card
The Boston Public Library offers access to their digital collections of e-books, audiobooks, movies, music, and magazines to all Massachusetts residents and employees. Patrons must first obtain a free Boston Public Library ecard. Visit their website for more information, or sign up here.
Other places to get free e-books
The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books.
Project Gutenberg offers thousands of epub and Kindle books to download or read online.
Open Library includes over 1 million modern and older books that are ADA-compliant for the print disabled.
Many Books offers thousands of free e-books, pre-formatted for reading on your computer, smartphone, iPod, or e-reading device.