The Inglewood Public Library is pleased to offer you free access to streaming movies, music, e-books (electronic books), TV shows and much more, which you can download using a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. These online materials are part of the library's Virtual Branch, available from your home or business 24/7. If you need assistance in accessing your library media, please contact the Main Library's Adult Reference Desk when we are open at 310-412-4280, chat with us on Facebook, or email us. Thank you!
  1. 3M Cloud Library
  2. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  3. Hoopla Digital
  4. Open Library

3M Cloud Library

The 3M Cloud Library 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.

How to Borrow

Borrow e-books anywhere you have access to the Internet. Search for e-books within our library catalogue, or sign in with your library card at the 3M Cloud Library link. For Android™, iPhone®, iPad®, Nook®, or any Windows device, download the 3M Cloud Library app at that site, or directly from 3M Cloud Library apps. You'll need to login with your library card number (looks like 22008007654321) and your PIN number.

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. BE CAUTIOUS - The Inglewood Public Library is not responsible for the content, quality, or accuracy of any materials referenced or linked through the Inglewood Public Library website. By using this website, you acknowledge and accept that the Library is not responsible for any materials stored on other Internet sites, nor it is liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive, or illegal materials found on other Internet sites, and that the risk of injury from viewing, hearing, downloading, or storing such materials rests entirely with you, the user. Links to other sites on the Internet do not constitute an endorsement of the Inglewood Public Library; it is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content, quality, and accuracy of materials or information obtained from other sites.

The Audio Books Project

  • Project Gutenberg makes audio e-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.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.

Free Classic Audio Books

  • Digital Narration for the 21st Century.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.


  • LibriVox provides free audio books from the public domain.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.

Loyal Books

  • Free audio books and e-books from the public domain; download a free audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.

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.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.

Ejunto Public Domain Audio Books

  • EJunto is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation dedicated to bringing quality audiobooks to the public domain.
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.

Voices in the Dark

  • Audio books and stories read aloud by real people for free!
  • Available anywhere through the Internet.