eBooks and Audiobooks
The Dodgeville Public Library offers a digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks – accessible from the comfort of your home, 24/7, all free with your library card. You will need a library card to log in to these resources. We have thousands of titles to choose from including fiction, non-fiction, youth, and classics. These titles can be downloaded to most computers and mobile devices, including smartphones, mp3 players, tablet computers, and eReaders. They are automatically returned, so there are no late fees.
OverDrive provides free access to thousands of electronic books and downloadable audiobooks for library members. If you are a first-time user, go to the OverDrive help page for eBook and audiobook basics, information on device compatibility, and step by step instructions on how to get set up for downloading. Instructional videos are included. Need an app for that? Just search for “OverDrive” in your apps store — it’s free. Click here to visit OverDrive Audiobooks and eBook. An instructional PDF for ‘sign-in’ information from the Dodgeville library, for a quick start, is available here.
Go Mobile: If you are reading on a smartphone or tablet, use the Libby app, which is available free through the Apple and Android app store links listed below.
Please note that at this time it is not possible to download ebooks to a Kindle device
For more detailed information on ‘Libby’.:
EBSCOhost eBooks and Audiobooks
EBSCOhost now offers Audiobooks and eBooks which can be read/listened to online or downloaded. You will need a library card to log in to these resources. Help on downloading and transferring them to your mp3 player or ebook reader is available at: Audiobook help, eBook help!
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.