eMedia: eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines

Fiction and Non-Fiction books and audiobooks, as well as Magazines for your phone, tablet, dedicated eBook Reader, and your computer.

All the resources below require your library card number and password if you are not in the library buildings. Don’t know your password? Need a library card? Fill out our online application, stop by, or call and library staff can help.

 

 

e-iNC Overdrive eBook Collection: Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines to your computer, cell phone, tablet, or dedicated eBook reader (including Kindle, Nook, and Kobo) 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 (by Overdrive) App, then add this collection AND our NC Kids Digital collection to your app and move back and forth between the two collections seamlessly.

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

NC Kids Overdrive eBook Collection: Download kids’ eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Read-Alongs to your device. This collection is aimed at kids pre-K through 4th grade, and is available to everyone in the state of North Carolina!  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 (by Overdrive) App, then add this collection AND our e-iNC collection to your app and move back and forth between the two collections seamlessly.

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.

The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA) together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina created this digital resource sharing service for kids pre-K through 4th grade. 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!

NC LIVE’s HomeGrown Ebooks: The NC LIVE HomeGrown Collection consists of more than 4,800 locally-published ebook titles. The collection includes titles from North Carolina publishers like Algonquin Books, CrossRoad Press, UNC Press, McFarland, Press 53, Gryphon House, John F. Blair, and Ingalls that are available in perpetuity with unlimited, simultaneous access, which means no holds, no checkout limits, and no wait lists. Immediate access for everyone, at any time, forever.

This collection can be accessed through the link above, but it has also been added to our e-iNC collection and can be found there with the rest of our eBook collection. Libby access to these titles is also unlimited, simultaneous access. For help with access through Libby, see the links above for the e-iNC collection.

This resource is brought to you by NC LIVE , North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative, supporting 200+ public and academic libraries across North Carolina. Since its founding in 1997, NC LIVE has saved the state millions through innovation and collaborative efforts. Content includes an online collection of 1.6 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools, and more. This resource can be accessed inside the libraries with no login, and outside of the libraries using your library card number and password.

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.

Note: This is NOT an unlimited Hoopla collection. The options are limited only to those titles that NC LIVE already owns.

This resource is brought to you by NC LIVE , North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative, supporting 200+ public and academic libraries across North Carolina. Since its founding in 1997, NC LIVE has saved the state millions through innovation and collaborative efforts. Content includes an online collection of 1.6 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools, and more. This resource can be accessed inside the libraries with no login, and outside of the libraries using your library card number and password.

NC LIVE’s eBook Page: One-stop shopping for eBooks through the NC LIVE home page. Some of the titles listed on this page do not allow files to be downloaded to a computer or ebook reader; you must read them on the website.

NC LIVE is North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative, supporting 200+ public and academic libraries across North Carolina. Since its founding in 1997, NC LIVE has saved the state millions through innovation and collaborative efforts. Content includes an online collection of 1.6 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools, and more. This resource can be accessed inside the libraries with no login, and outside of the libraries using your library card number and password.