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.


You can borrow the following items from Overdrive:


You can borrow the following materials from Hoopla:

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

Freegal MusicFreegal

You can download and stream music on Freegal.

Kanopy     New!  

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

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Previously called Safari. Digital access to books on technology, digital media, business, and professional development.
Search for O'Reilly books in the library catalog.


Interactive learning tool that's easy and tons of fun for K-5 kids. No library card needed. English and Spanish.

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.

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. 

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

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.