eBooks & Audiobooks
Free Downloads from Your Library
Read Free eBooks and Audiobooks
Take the library with you and read eBooks and listen to audiobooks on your phone, Kindle, or computer!
We have three services that offer eBooks: OverDrive, Hoopla, and BiblioBoard. OverDrive and Hoopla offer audiobooks too.
Our most popular service is OverDrive with thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks available.
What do you need?
- Your LA County Library card
- Your PIN
- A computer or device with internet access
Libby, by OverDrive
The OverDrive collection has thousands of eBooks and audiobooks available for our customers.
Borrow up to 15 items. Checkouts automatically expire at the end of the lending period – no returns necessary.
How does it work?
If you’re on iOS, Android, or Windows 10 devices, download the Libby app.
If you are on a Kindle Fire, learn how to install the Libby app here.
Once the app is installed, find our library, LA County Library (Los Angeles), then browse our collection, find an eBook, and borrow it using your library card number.
If the book you want is checked out, simply place a hold and you’ll get notified when it’s ready for borrow.
Detailed instructions and help can be found on the OverDrive help page.
Quickstart OverDrive Guides
Hoopla Digital Books and Comics
Easily borrow free comics, eBooks, and audiobooks on Hoopla Digital!
Borrow up to 8 items per month on Hoopla Digital. Checkouts automatically expire at the end of the 21 day lending period.
How does it work?
If you’re on iOS, Android, 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.
Detailed instructions and help can be found on the Hoopla help page.
Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie eBooks and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout or lending limit. Download the BiblioBoard Library app for your iOS, Android or Kindle device now, or visit library.biblioboard.com on any web browser.