eCollection (eBooks and More)


ACCESS eCollection: Check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and eMusic.

The Library offers eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, and eMusic. Follow the links below to access these services.  Having difficulties?  You can submit an eCollection Support Request.

START HERE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD

Apply online to receive a Library Card Number that you can use immediately to access our eCollection and public computers.  This card number is good for 2 years.   (Customers age 13 and up are invited to apply online.)

Visit our Start Here page for more details on obtaining a Library Card.

ebooks and eaudiobooks
(overdrive/libby)

Download eBooks, including Kindle books, and eAudio books from OverDrive. Checkout up to 10 titles at one time and keep them for up to 21 days. Titles will return automatically.

Libby by OverDrive

Visit https://libbyapp.com/ or download the app:

Apple App Store | Google Play | Windows Store

Check out Libby Help! A Library card is required to check books on Libby. Need a library card? Register for one online!

  • Install the app
  • Connect to Memphis Public Libraries
  • Add Library Card Number and PIN
  • Search for books in the “Library”
  • Read checked out books in the “Shelf”

OverDrive

Or visit https://memphis.overdrive.com/ to access the legacy OverDrive site.


emagazines (rbdigital)

Check out select current magazines and keep them forever with no checkout limits.

  • Visit rbDigital to create a Username/Password
  • Install the rbDigital app or visit HERE.
  • Browse and check out magazines.

Library Card Required | Getting Started Instructions | Mobile App Available


freegal music

emusic (freegal)

We will discontinue Freegal on September 30th. All music that you have downloaded onto your desktop will still be available. Any music downloaded with the app will need to be transferred to a desktop if you want to keep it. Instructions for transferring can be found on Freegal’s FAQ HERE.

Download up to 5 songs each week for free and keep them forever. You can also stream up to 3 hours of music a day. All from a catalog of over 16 Million songs from 40,000 labels across all genres, including today’s latest hits.
Library Card Required (Sign up for one online and use it immediately.) | Mobile App Available | FAQ