e-books and e-audiobooks

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Instantly borrow e-audiobooks, e-books, comics, movies, music and more -- 24/7, no waiting and no late fees. This service features an automated feature that returns your item once your time is up. Check-out limit: 3 items/month.
  • Daily usage caps. To provide access to hoopla year-round without exceeding our budget, there is a daily limit on hoopla lending. If demand is high, and the limit is reached, you may receive a message that our limit has been reached. The limit rolls over every 24-hours at midnight (EST
Libby app icon Opens in new windowLibby, by Overdrive
Borrow ebooks and audiobooks to read on your phone, tablet, or Kindle reader. Limit of 5 checkouts at a time. No monthly limits.

As of May 1, 2023 the OverDrive app will no longer work. To access the library's materials you will need to use the Libby app, linked above.

Learn more about Libby by signing up for a virtual training hosted by OverDrive or access Libby Help for step-by-step instructions and videos that explain how to use the app.
NC Kids Digital
NC Kids Digital LibraryChoose from over 3,700 e-audiobooks, e-books, read alongs, and videos for younger readers.
NC LIVEAccess over 10 e-book collections, including the HomeGrown Collection with e-books from NC publishers and authors.