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Free Downloads from Your Library

Download Free Audiobooks

Listen to free audiobooks while walking, driving, or doing chores! Audiobooks are a great way to read while on the go!

We have two services that offer audiobooks: OverDrive and Hoopla.

Our most popular service is OverDrive with over 13,000 audiobooks available.

What do you need?

You’ll need:

  • Your LA County Library card
  • Your PIN
  • A computer or device with internet access

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OverDrive Audiobooks

OverDrive has thousands of free downloadable audiobooks!

Borrow up to 15 items at a time for up to three weeks. Audiobooks automatically expire at the end of the lending period – no returns necessary and you’ll never have to worry about overdue fines.

How does it work?

If you’re on iOSAndroid, or Windows 10 devices, download the new Libby app (great for beginners to download eBooks & Audiobooks) or the original OverDrive app.

If you’re on a Kindle Fire, we suggest downloading the original OverDrive app.

Once the app is installed, find our library (LA County Library), then borrow an audiobook and start listening to a great book! Data rates may apply – we suggest using Wi-Fi when downloading audiobooks. If the book you want is checked out, simply place a hold and you’ll get an email when it’s ready for borrow.

For detailed instructions, including for other devices & computers, click the link below.

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Hoopla Digital

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Hoopla Digital Audiobooks

Easily borrow free audiobooks on Hoopla Digital!

Borrow up to 8 items per month on Hoopla Digital. Audiobooks automatically expire at the end of the 21 day lending period.

How does it work?

If you’re on iOSAndroid, or Kindle Fire devices, download the Hoopla digital app. If you’re on a computer, visit the Hoopla website.

You’ll need to create a Hoopla Digital account and enter your library card number, PIN, and email address. Data rates may apply – we suggest using Wi-Fi when downloading audiobooks.

Detailed instructions and help can be found on the Hoopla help page.