Take NPL eBooks for a Spin!
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With the NPL eBook collection, enjoy 24/7 access to browse, sample, place holds and download eBooks to your personal computer, eReaders, tablets and mobile devices. Once downloaded, you can increase the font size, bookmark electronically and even add notes for discussion and/or study.

All you need is an Internet connection, your NPL card number and PIN to bring popular fiction and nonfiction right to your fingertips. Free software is necessary for transfer to some devices. There are no overdue fees for eBooks; they expire from your device when the term limit is up without any effort on your part.

Find Your Next eBook at these Websites:

OverDrive eBooksOverDrive provides a collection of popular titles that you can borrow online through your NPL account. Borrow up to 5 items at a time, place holds for up to 5 items at a time, and borrow titles for up to 21 days. eBooks automatically return at the end of your lending period, so no more overdue fines!

hoopla Icon HiRes (5) hoopla digital - Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics and more, 24/7 with your library card. Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started. You get 20 checkouts per month- this includes all of the formats available within hoopla collectively to reach the limit. eBooks, eAudiobooks and comic books expire after 21 days.

Tumblebooks for KidsTumbleBooks is a digital collection of animated, talking picture books for children, whether they are learning to read or are already reading! To access TumbleBooks, click on the link, select the Elementary/Middle School option and click on Tumblebooks from that page. The site requires the Flash 6 plug-in. Download Flash 6 plug-in for free.
Project Gutenberg eBooksProject Gutenberg is the first free eBook library and hosts over 42,000 previously published books for download or online reading. Project Gutenberg is accessible via computer, ereader, or mobile device. eBooks from this collection will not count against your checkout limit
Open Library eBooksOpen Library is a lending library of more than 10,000 eBooks and has an open, editable catalog that you can contribute to! Browse by subject, author or member-created lists. Open Library offers a variety of formats including PDFs, ePub, and DAISY for the blind or visually-impaired.

Thinking of buying an eBook? Support the library by shopping these booksellers

You can purchase books that you love from booksellers affiliated with our WIN connection and a portion of the purchase price helps to support the Norfolk Public Library!
Here's how the WIN program works.