eBooks and Audiobooks

eBook & Audiobook Resources

AudioBookCloud An all ages audiobook database.

BookPage A book review publication that connects book lovers with their next great read. BookPage covers all types of books—from literary fiction, history and biography to popular genres like romance and mystery—and includes book reviews, author interviews, and special features are informative and accessible.

Duluth Reads A portal where you can hear Duluth Public Library Staff share others’ writings (available on the public domain), as well as several local authors reading their own work.

eBooks Minnesota Ebooks Minnesota is available online and through the free BiblioBoard Library app. You'll find unlimited access to items from local creators, content from the community, and contemporary content in a variety of genres. These items are always available with no holds or checkouts.

eLibrary Minnesota ELM (eLibrary Minnesota) gives Minnesota residents access to magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, media, including images, videos, and audio files, and other information resources. ELM provides information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, career, occupation, and test prep, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more. ELM is available to Minnesota residents of any age with any subject interest.

Libby - A free app where you can borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks from your public library. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.

Overdrive - A free service that lets you borrow digital content (like ebooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere.

RB Digital - A free app for borrowing digital audiobooks and magazines. You will need to create two accounts (a Duluth account and an Arrowhead account) to access both audiobooks and magazines.

RomanceBookCloud A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

Sync: Free Audiobooks for Teens - SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC 2020 will use Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. 

TumbleBook Library TumbleBooks take existing picture books and add animation, sound, music, and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. 

TeenBookCloud Grades 7-12 ebook database.