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Overdrive Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

Zinio for Libraries is now called
RBdigital! Download the latest editions of your favorite magazines to your favorite device.



Stream or download movies, TVshows, ebooks, audiobooks, music and comic books to your computer or mobile device. Total checkouts are limited to 5 per month. Hoopla is available to Howell Library District residents only.



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Additional eBook Sources

Baen Free Library
Science Fiction and Fantasy titles from Baen Publishing.

Books Should Be Free
Free public domain ebooks and audiobooks.

eBook Academic Collection 
Multidisciplinary eBooks representing a broad range of academic subjects

eBook Collection 
Over 15,000 digital titles are available for download to your computer and some eReaders. Click here for more information about this service. You will need your Howell library card number, located on the back of your card, to utilize this service.

eBook K-8 Collection 
Fiction and non-fiction books that can be read online. Picture books, homework topics, language learning.

eBook Public Library Collection 
General reference collection featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers topics ranging from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance.

Google Play
Through Google's Library Project, books in the public domain, and therefore out of copyright, can be read via the web or android app.
More than 29,000 titles available in many languages and formats for most eReaders

Project Gutenberg
Over 36,000 free ebooks downloadable to your PC, Kindle, Android iOS or other portable devices.



Additional Audiobook Sources

Books Should Be Free
Free public domain audiobooks and ebooks.
Hundreds of classic literature works available, from Charles Dickens to Mark Twain. Most are downloadable in universal MP3 or M4B formats and are completely free.

LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
Thousands of public domain works including books, short stories, poetry and dramatic works available for free internet and M4B downloads.