eBooks and Downloadables


Pasadena Public Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines available to download for free through the  services listed below. Select the format you’re interested to see what we offer as well as to find help links for each service. Still have questions? Visit our Questions & Help page to ask us more!

EBOOKS & EAUDIOBOOKS

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OVERDRIVE

OverDrive eBooks & Audiobooks can be downloaded to your computer or an Android or iOS device via the OverDrive app. The library owns a set number of copies of each OverDrive title, so you may have to wait until a copy “returned” in before you can borrow it.

Help with OverDrive

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3M CLOUD LIBRARY

The 3M™ Cloud Library allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever to find eBooks or Audiobooks from your local public library. This app includes a fully functional reader allowing the user to read their ebook directly in the app, as well as bookmark and save the position of their book across devices. It also includes an Audiobook player, allowing the user to download, play and listen to their books offline.

Help with 3M Cloud Library

MOVIES

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OVERDRIVE

The City of Pasadena offers a select number of streaming video titles through the OverDrive , which can be downloaded to your computer, Android or iOS device via the OverDrive app. The library owns a set number of copies of each title, so you may have to wait until a copy “returned” in before you can borrow it.

Help with OverDrive

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

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ZINIO

Zinio offers cover to cover access to over 100 magazines to download to your computer or mobile device. There is no limit to how many you can check out and they may be kept indefinitely.

Help with Zinio

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FLIPSTER

Flipster®, the next-gen digital newsstand now offers content across all of your favorite devices. With access to the top magazines combined with an easy to use interface, Flipster offers users a unique reading experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

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MUSIC

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Download digital music and videos to your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You may download and keep up to five songs per week.

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

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Enjoy thousands of digital graphic novels and comics with Comics Plus. Access content anytime, anywhere, with Web-connected devices such as tablets, PCs, and smartphones and read all issues immediately—all comics are always available

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