eBooks and Digital Downloads
Libby by Overdrive
Libby offers thousands of eBooks and audiobooks, magazines and selected videos for streaming to all MVLC card holders. Visit www.libbyapp.com to browse the collection. You can create a Libby account with your library card and choose to read books in your browser or download the free Libby app on compatible devices.
For device specific help click here.
Library eBooks and Audiobooks (LEA)
With LEA, you can access eBooks, audiobooks, and more from libraries across the Commonwealth using your phone, tablet, or eReader. There are 345 partnering libraries with an estimated collection of over 350,000 eBooks and audiobooks! Visit https://libraries.state.ma.us/pages/LEA for more information or view our "How to Add Partner Libraries" guide below.
Don't have a library card and want access to Libby and databases? Sign up for an e-card.
New. Hold suspension & redelivery.
What is hold suspension?
Manage Hold Notifications in Libby by Overdrive
Push notifications are now the default alert method for available holds and other important events. If you'd like to receive emails for your available holds instead:
Boston Public Library eCARD
All residents, property owners, and students of Massachusetts qualify for an eCard through the Boston Public Library. A BPL eCard grants holders access to all digital resources in the Boston Public Library, including eBooks and more! Visit https://www.bpl.org/ecard/ for more information.