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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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

SimplyE Digital Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

SimplyE

SimplyE is a free, open source e-reader app that provides access to the Connecticut State Library’s ebook and audiobook collection. It also includes books in the public domain.

*Growing pains: There may be some issues while RBDigital information phases out. Please contact agilbertie@danburylibrary.org with any questions.

Loan Details

SimplyE

  • Loan and hold limits dependent upon content providers
  • Loan period range: 14 days – unlimited
  • No renewals

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

SebcoBooks eBooks for Kids

SebcoBooks

SebcoBooks provides interactive, non-fiction eBooks for kids. Use our login: Danbury, our password: library, and your library card number as your ID to get started.

Loan Details

Sebco Books

  • Unlimited Access
  • Enjoy in web browser
  • Adobe Flash required
  • Login: Danbury
  • Password: library
  • ID: Your library barcode number