Downloadable and streaming eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows are available to all residents of Danbury with a valid Danbury Library card. Downloadable content can be accessed through your personal computer, smart phone, or tablet using the applications listed below.

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Need a library card?
Apply online and we will e-mail you a card number which will allow you to access the digital services below.

Card Application

OverDrive Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

OverDrive

Download eBooks and audiobooks to your phone, tablet, or computer through OverDrive. Titles available through OverDrive were chosen with Danbury patrons in mind!

Loan Details

OverDrive

  • 5 checkouts at a time
  • 5 holds at a time
  • Loan Period: 7, 14, or 21 days
  • Renewable: No

Hoopla eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, and Music

Hoopla

Hoopla Digital allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

Loan Details

Hoopla

  • 3 checkouts per month
  • Stream or download
  • Loan Period: 3 days for movie & TV content
  • Loan Period: 7 days for music albums
  • Loan Period: 21 days for ebooks, audiobooks, & comics
  • Renewable: Yes

Freegal Downloadable Music

Freegal Music

Stream or download music through Freegal with your library card. Choose from over 12 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos.

Loan Details

Freegal Music

  • Download 5 songs per week
  • Stream 3 hours per day
  • Loan Period: Keep downloads forever

Kanopy Movies

Kanopy

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

Loan Details

Kanopy

  • Up to 10 films per month
  • 10 Checkout Credits reset at the beginning of the month
  • Loan Period: 3 days
  • Renewable: No

OneClick Digital Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

RB Digital

Large collection of eBooks and Audiobooks made available through the State of Connecticut. Create a new account with access code: ctstatelib20.

Loan Details

RB Digital

  • 2 ebook checkouts at a time
  • 2 audiobook checkouts at a time
  • Loan Period: 1-14 days
  • Renewable: Yes
  • New Account Access Code: ctstatelib20

tumblebooks for kids

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

Loan Details

TumbleBooks

  • Unlimited access
  • Enjoy in web browser
  • Adobe Flash required

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AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books. AudioBookCloud is accessible from your school or library or at home – a computer with an Internet connection is the only necessity! *Available for a limited time.

Loan Details

AudioBookCloud

  • Unlimited access
  • Enjoy in web browser

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RomanceBookCloud

Love is in the air. Actually, it is in the cloud. Enjoy unlimited and unrestricted access to ebooks and audio books which have made romance the biggest selling and most popular brand in fiction. *Available for a limited time.

Loan Details

RomanceBookCloud

  • Unlimited access
  • Enjoy in web browser