Audio Books & eBooks

NEW!! Overdrive Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks in the Libby App!

RBdigital ebooks and audiobooks are now available in the Overdrive Libby app. On December 14, the library moved our digital ebooks and audiobooks from RBdigital to the Libby app. Overdrive and the Libby app offer eBooks and eAudiobooks on your tablet or smartphone. Android and Apple users can download the free Libby app. For Kindle Fire tablets, you must download the Overdrive app from your Amazon store. To place holds and check out items you must have a valid public library card number from a participating library.

Additional titles are available exclusively to Newington resident through Overdrive. Extra copies of very popular titles have been purchased for exclusive use by Newington residents. To access these extra copies in the downloadable catalog, log in with your Newington library card number before searching for the titles.

To access these materials on your computer, go to the Library Connection Overdrive Catalog webpage here:
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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.

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 10 titles per month. View instructions on how to access hoopla digital today!

Hoopla help videos:

 "Getting registered on Hoopla" click here.
"Getting started on iOS" click here.
"Getting started on Android" click here.
"Getting started on the Web" click here.
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Introducing Simply E! 
The app for reading or listening to the Connecticut State Library’s ebooks and eaudiobook collection!

 To download the app, search your app store for "Simply E"  Open the app and log in to access the collection with your library card number.



An online audio book library collection for streaming audio books for all ages.No waiting. Now downloading. Unlimited simultaneous users. 
Audiobookcloud has made this collection free to access. This free access is available until August 2020.

To access online: Username: tumble2020     Password: A3b5c6
audio book cloud


An online collection of enhanced novels, ebooks, graphic novels, videos and audiobooks for teens in grades 7 - 12. TeenBookCloud has made their collection free to access. Access will be until August 2020.

To access online: Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
teen book cloud


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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