NEW!  We’re excited to announce a unique digital entertainment / media service, Hoopla, which allows you to borrow movies, videos, music and audiobooks straight from your browser, tablet, or smartphone!  Click here to sign up and access with your NHFPL library card.Hoopla


OverdriveOVERDRIVE (audiobooks & ebooks) : Choose from our ever-growing collection of downloadable audiobooks and ebooks!   Simply download software to your computer, then browse, checkout and download with your New Haven Free Public Library card!


To see if your device is compatible, click here.

NOTE   Overdrive has made some updates that you should be aware of:
1) Users can now renew a borrowed title if no other users are on hold for that title.
2) The renew option becomes available on a user’s Bookshelf three days before the title is scheduled to expire.
3) Users may only renew a title one time.


FreadingFREADING is a brand new way to enjoy e-books from the New Haven Free Public Library. With Freading, you’ll find thousands of ebooks from every genre, and you can explore them all without ever waiting on a hold or worrying about late fees. Read on your computer or take the book with you on a compatible eReader, smartphone, or tablet!

To get started, check out this Freading FAQ, or access the collection here.

For device specific download instructions, click here.

To check out Freading’s lastest newsletter click here.

Lonely Planet Travel Guides Are Now Available on Freading!  Click here for more info.

LY5053_Zinio_WebButtonZINIO FOR LIBRARIES (digital magazines):
Access complete digital magazines!  Sign up for RBdigital and Zinio accounts to start reading.
-Keep magazines as long as you want.
-Instantly stream on your PC or Mac.
-Download to mobile devices for offline reading.
-Enjoy mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android and Windows 8.
Click here for access or here for help on getting started!


iCONNiCONN (audiobooks & ebooks) : Provided statewide, this downloadable audiobook and e-book collection features nearly 1,400 titles. These titles can be checked out and used on a compatible device, including the iPod, after creating a new OneClickdigital account. Click here to learn more or here to access the collection.

Note: You may also want to check out iCONN’s Free ebooks & audiobooks page!


business visionDidn’t see what you wanted in our ebook offerings?

Your input is always appreciated!
You can send suggestions for ebook requests to this email address:
Make sure to identify your request as an ebook.