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A note to home users:
If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and your password/PIN (the same one your use for Overdrive/Libby and our NC Cardinal online catalog). Call or come by the library today for more information!


Audio Books


Fiction and Non-Fiction books you can listen to on your computer
or transfer to an iPod or MP3 device to take on the go!

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e-iNC Overdrive audiobook Collection: Download ebooks and audiobooks to your computer, cell phone, iPod, or ebook reader (including Kindle) from Overdrive. The collection includes current popular titles for all ages and grows every week. You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started! If you have a smart phone or tablet, download the Libby app for the best experience.

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

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NC Kids Overdrive eBook Collection: The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA) together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina has created a new digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read-Alongs are now available to younger readers via 85 regional, county and municipal libraries in North Carolina through OverDrive’s digital reading platform. These materials are instantly available for every child, at home and everywhere. You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started!

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

NC Kids Digital Library is sponsored by NCPLDA: NC Public Library Directors Association, NCGA: NC General Assembly, with assistance from State Library of NC a division of the Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources and supported by an IMLS federal LSTA grant.

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Hoopla:NC Live shifted their RB Digital collection to the Hoopla Platform. Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with all popular e-readers that support apps. An app is available for download. Users will need to make a personal account to use this resource.
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!
Note: This is NOT an unlimited Hoopla collection. The options are limited only to those titles that NC Live already owns.

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Credo Reference Library: A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas. This resource does not allow files to be downloaded to a computer or ebook reader; you must read them on the website.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!