Ebooks & E-Reading

Find plenty to read on your tablet, mobile device or e-reader and take it with you wherever you go!

Your NVDPL library card gives you access to a variety of e-content: from ebooks and e-comics to e-magazines, e-newspapers and more. All available to you 24/7.

Ebooks, E-Audiobooks & E-Comics

Libby & Library2Go (OverDrive)

Now you can take great books with you wherever you go! Download books to your Apple or Android mobile device, Kobo e-reader, mp3 player and enjoy them on the go!

Download the app for your device at OverDrive's Device Help page.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the OverDrive's help pages.

RBdigital Magazines & Audiobooks

Enjoy a wide selection of magazines, audiobooks, ebooks and movies available through RBdigital.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or check out the RBdigital's help pages.

Hoopla

A collection of free audiobooks, ebooks and e-comics (graphic novels) that you can enjoy on your web browser, smartphone or table. As you will note when reading the Hoopla terms of use and privacy policy, when you create a Hoopla account, your email address, Hoopla password, library barcode and password and the date of your last login are stored in the US. (Passwords are stored in encrypted form).

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or check out Hoopla's help pages.

Audio Book Cloud

Stream unlimited e-audiobooks through your web browser on most computers and portable devices.

Note: The vendor has extended free access to Tumblebooks products though to August 31, 2020 for all public libraries in BC.

RomanceBookCloud

RomanceBookCloud provides unlimited access to a curated collection of romance ebooks including contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal and inspirational titles. Includes a core collection of 1800 titles, including award winners and best sellers, plus new books added all the time.

Note: The vendor has extended free access to Tumblebooks products though to August 31, 2020 for all public libraries in BC.

E-Magazines

RBdigital Magazines & Audiobooks

Enjoy a wide selection of magazines, audiobooks, ebooks and movies available through RBdigital.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or check out the RBdigital's help pages.

PressReader

PressReader offers e-newspapers and e-magazines from around the world in dozens of languages. Includes today's Vancouver Sun, the Province and the Globe and Mail.  (Globe and Mail available in-library only.)

Along with today's news, PressDisplay has past editions for up to 90 days. The mobile app is available here.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the PressReader help centre.

Additional E-Magazines and E-Journals

Please see our Newspapers & Magazines page for access to additional digital e-magazines, e-journals, and e-newspapers.

E-Newspapers

PressReader

PressReader offers e-newspapers and e-magazines from around the world in dozens of languages. Includes today's Vancouver Sun, the Province and the Globe and Mail.  (Globe and Mail available in-library only.)

Along with today's news, PressDisplay has past editions for up to 90 days. The mobile app is available here.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the PressReader help centre.

Additional E-Newspapers

Please see our Newspapers & Magazines page for access to additional digital e-magazines, e-journals, and e-newspapers.

Public Domain Ebooks

Internet Archive

A non-profit digital library with access to digitised collections of books, websites, audio, and moving images. It also provides specialised services for the blind and other persons with disabilities. Ebooks can be downloaded in a variety of formats, including EPUB, PDF, and Kindle.

International Children's Digital Library

A collection of historical and contemporary children's books in over 50 languages. The site is designed specifically for children and is very easy to navigate. Titles may be read online only. There is an app available for use on iPhone and iPad.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of more than 45,000 free ebooks in English and other languages. Most of the items in this collection are the full texts of public domain (out of copyright) books. All ebooks can be easily downloaded in EPUB, HTML and simple text formats. A number of Project Gutenberg titles are also available to download via Library2Go through their Public Domain Collection.

Having difficulty accessing E-Content?

Contact E-Support.