Audiobooks & eBooks


Back by popular demand are Hoopla Bonus Borrows. These are in addition to the regular 8 titles per month. Checkout the Bonus Borrows themed collections on the Hoopla Digital app or through

Access thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks and comics, all available for mobile and online access through Hoopla Digital. All you need is a Newington Public Library card. Now are available are Hoopla BingePasses. These include courses, movies, music and more, available for 7 days of streaming. 

Visit the Hoopla Digital website from your PC or download the free hoopla digital mobile app to your Android or IOS device and begin enjoying thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers. All titles are available to borrow for instant streaming on your computer, or temporary downloading to smartphones and tablets. There is no waiting to borrow titles, and there are no late fees! Newington patrons may borrow up to 8 titles per month. View instructions on how to access hoopla digital today!

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Try the Libby app by Overdrive! The Libby app offers an improved ebook reader and new audiobook player, loans and holds all on one shelf, syncing across your devices, and your reading history.

Libby App Instructions

Access the Libby app.



Thousands of eBooks. No waiting! This service allows up to 3-book checkouts per week.

Freading is an eBook service where Newington library cardholders can download eBooks for free. Freading holds thousands of eBooks and is always adding more to the collection, such as the addition of travel books published by Lonely Planet. This is a unique eBook service that differs from others in that eBooks are available to users simultaneously, without waiting in line.

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CT State Library eBook Collection

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically for public libraries.  Featuring fiction and nonfiction titles for adults, teens and children, as well as containing a wide range of subjects and topics to meet patron’s research and recreational needs. 

A valid Connecticut public library card is required.

Access CT State Library eBook Public Library Collection


The OverDrive app has been discontinued since May 1, 2023. Ask a librarian how to switch to the Libby app today! If you have an Overdrive account, is still available to use in a web browser here.

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