Did you know you can read eBooks, listen to online Audiobooks, and browse through magazines on your smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer, in addition to an eReader? We also have digital comics, read-along eBooks, and educational videos for our younger audience, all with no associated fines or fees. Once the lending period is up on eContent, the items are automatically taken off your device. All you need is a library card in good standing (not expired & with less than $50 owed)!
Libby has a large selection of popular eBooks, comics, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks. Use with a wide variety of e-readers (including Kindle), portable devices (including Android and iPhones), PCs, and Macs.
Hoopla digital is a streaming platform that allows patrons to instantly access videos, audiobooks, and music for free with their Library card. Content can be streamed or downloaded from a computer browser or from the hoopla digital app, available for iOS and Android.
Beanstack is the world’s easiest way to keep track of all the books you read. When you create a Beanstack account for yourself or your family, you’re instantly connected to the Arlington Public Library's reading programs, so you’ll get credit for every minute and every page.
What we offer:
- Online audiobooks
- Digital comics (adults and children)
Borrowing and downloading eBooks is quick and easy and you can read on the go.
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Search for individual titles to download in our catalog.
If you need some help getting started, visit us at the library! We have drop-in times at four library locations where expert staff will help you download apps and get your accounts set up. If the drop-in times don’t work for you, set up a one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Appointments can be scheduled Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m at the library location of your choosing.
Books for Wellness
Title: The Matzah Ball
Title: Hercule Poirot's Christmas : a Hercule Poirot mystery
Title: A winter in New York : a novel
Title: You Make it Feel Like Christmas
Title: It's A Whole Spiel
Title: The Christmas Orphans Club
Title: A December to remember : a novel
Title: How to Excavate a Heart
Book about Libraries
Title: The Cookie Bible
Title: The Joy of Cooking
Title: Let's eat : 101 recipes to fill your heart & home
Title: Christmas baking : festive cookies, candies, cakes, breads, and snacks to bring comfort and joy to your holiday
Title: The Christmas Movie Cookbook
Title: The pioneer woman cooks : a year of holidays : 140 step-by-step recipes for simple, scrumptious celebrations
Title: Baking for the holidays : 50+ treats for a festive season
Title: Making spirits bright : Toast the season with more than 75 Christmas cocktails