In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking the following steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees.
The Library will be closed from March 16 through March 31.
All programs and events have been cancelled.
|Search the Inglewood Public Library Catalog|
Search for books, movies, music, and serials. Search by Keyword, Subject, Author, and Title.
|Access Your Library Account |
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Bibliotheca is the main e-Book supplier to the Inglewood Public Library. You can browse for the latest e-books on many subjects, download them to your device and keep them for three weeks. You can sync an e-book between your computer and a smartphone or e-reader, take notes, and create bookmarks with the 3m Cloud Library App. If an e-book is checked out, you can place it on hold.
|Project Gutenberg Audio Books Project|
Project Gutenberg makes audio books available for some of the same great literature available in plain text. Their listings are divided into two categories: Human-read and computer-generated audio books.
Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audio books, and e-Books. You will need your library card and a web browser, smartphone, or tablet to get started.
HOW TO BORROW:
First create an account with your email, library card number and PIN at the Hoopla Digital Registration Page. Then log in directly at Hoopla and start downloading. You can download 30 items every month for free!
For Android™, iPhone®, iPad®, or Kindle Fire®, download the Hoopla Digital app, and sign up and log in from there. You’ll need your library card number and your PIN number.
The Open Library is the best online library in the world. Through the Inglewood Public Library computers or Wi-Fi network, you’ll get access to borrow over 200-000-free
e-Books. Over a million e-books can be read online!
HOW TO BORROW:
Borrowing available in the Library only; up to 5 e-books can be downloaded for 2 weeks to your flash drive, laptop, tablet or e-reader, through our computers or our wi-fi network. Just create a free Open Library account and log in to enjoy a special set of over 200,000 e-books. Outside the Library, over a million e-books can be read online, but you won’t be able to borrow them. NOTE - Open Library e-books require Adobe Digital Editions software; check this list to learn if your device is compatible.
|Salem Press; Reference Shelf; Grey House Publications|
The Inglewood Public Library’s online collection of digital reference books. Includes Magill’s Literary Annuals and the Reference Shelf. Also has resources on science, history, biography, education and careers.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
Other Media Sites
Below you’ll find a list of other free e-book and audio book sites on the Internet, recommended by your librarians for accuracy and usefulness.
|Open Culture: The Best Free Cultural & Educational Media on the Web|
Download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer.
|Free Classic Audio Books|
Digital Narration for the 21st Century.
LibriVox provides free audio books from the public domain.
Free audio books and e-books from the public domain; download a free audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format.