Welcome to our eLibrary where you can access free eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, comics & graphic novels, music, movies, and television shows from home. All are funded by state or local sources.

OverDrive/LibbyLibby app

You can borrow the following items from OverDrive and the Libby app:

O'Reilly for Public Libraries     o-reilly-online-learning  

Digital access to books on technology, digital media, business, and professional development.

Access O'Reilly's catalog:


You can borrow the following materials from Hoopla:

  • Audiobooks
  • eBooks
  • Graphic Novels & Comics
  • Music
  • Video

Freegal Musicfreegalweb

You can download and stream music on Freegal.

Kanopy  kanopy-app-icon smaller

Stream thousands of films and documentaries
in multiple languages. Includes The Criterion Collection, Great Courses, PBS, and Kanopy Kids Collection.

NYTimes Logo

Burlington Library cardholders now have full digital access to 
The New York Times from home. After clicking on Burlington Public Library, enter your card number and your password. This will take you to a page with a code. Click on Redeem. This will bring you to the NYTimes website where you can create an account or log in if you already have one. Each code gives you 24-hour access. You can repeat the next day.
This includes the Chinese and Spanish editions, customizable news alerts, podcasts, TimesMachine Archive back to 1851, a mini crossword, and more. The full crossword and NYTimes Cooking are not included.
Access is also available to all in the library. Click HERE.

Conduct Research Using the Library Databases

Look for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on the library's subscription databases. Access is free for all Burlington residents. 

Boston Public Library 

Boston Public Library offers over 100 databases and electronic resources available to residents of Massachusetts. eCards are available to anyone who lives, resides part-time to attend school, owns property, or works in Massachusetts. Register for an eCard online.

More OptionsLEA

Not finding an Ebook or audiobook you're looking for? Discover how to search other Massachusetts Library Systems

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers thousands of U.S. copyright-free e-books that can be read on a computer or mobile device. Austen, Dickens, Twain, the list goes on and on. The Top 100 is a good place to begin to explore the catalog.