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Bibliotheca eBooks

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.

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



Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Our most important reference books are now online; rather than searching the shelves, search here for information on important subjects. These e-books are also available as text-only or Adobe PDF files. Here is a sample of just some of the titles available to you here or through our catalog:
  •     The African American Almanac
  •     American Decades
  •     American Law Yearbook: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments
  •     Encyclopedia of Education
  •     Encyclopedia of Religion
  •     Encyclopedia of World Biography
  •     The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
  •     Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States
  •     Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film
  •     Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans:
        A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid  Programs
  •     UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
  •     Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
HOW TO BORROW:
Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321). For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app.



Hoopla

Hoopla Digital

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audio books and more, Hoopla is a revolutionary digital service. From Hollywood blockbusters to bestselling artists and authors - not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well - you'll soon discover that Hoopla provides you the freedom to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want. Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you've borrowed, all you need is your library card and a web browser, smartphone or tablet to get started. Sign up today and start searching for amazing entertainment!

HOW TO BORROW:
Find movies, music, comic books, TV shows and much more, anywhere you have access to the Internet. First create an account with your email, library card number and PIN at the Hoopla Digital registration page. Then search for popular titles within our library catalogue, or 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 (looks like 22008007654321) and your PIN number.


Open Library

Open Library

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! Welcome to the future!

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.



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 illgal 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.

Project Gutenberg Audio Books Project

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.
Free Classic Audio Books

Free Classic Audio Books

  • Digital Narration for the 21st Century.
LibreVox

LibriVox

  • LibriVox provides free audio books from the public domain.

Loyal Books.com

Loyal Books

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

Open Culture

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.

ejunto

Ejunto Public Domain Audio Books

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

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Voices in the Dark

  • Audio books and stories read aloud by real people for free!