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Digital Collections

Durham County Library provides patrons with many options for free digital content. We’ve got everything from books, movies, music, and more available in digital format ready for streaming and/or downloading. If you have any questions, please get in touch.


Ebooks

OverDrive
Libby

Our most popular ebook collection (also available via the Libby app) – if you’re new to ebooks, start here.
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hoopla
Ebooks and graphic novels with no holds.
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E-audiobooks

OverDrive
Libby

Best-selling and popular e-audiobooks (also available via the Libby app).
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RBdigital E-Audiobooks & Ebooks
Popular and classic e-audiobooks.
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hoopla
Popular e-audiobooks with no holds.
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Movies & TV

Acorn TV
British and international TV and film.
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IndieFlix
Classic films, award-winning shorts, documentaries, more.
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Also:

Films on Demand
(Includes the NC LIVE Video Collection)

hoopla
Great Courses, kids’ TV, movies, and more.
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Magazines and Newspapers

RBdigital magazines
Free, digital access to over 70 popular magazines.
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The New York Times
Unlimited access to NYTimes.com
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Music

hoopla
From classical to current hits.
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For Kids

OverDrive for Kids
Ebooks and e-audiobooks.
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Tumble Books
Read-along ebooks.
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NC Kids Digital Library
Ebooks, e-audiobooks, and video.
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hoopla
Kids Mode available under Settings.
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Checkout Details

ServiceCheckoutsLoan periodRenewalsHolds
OverDrive10 at a timeUp to 21 days;
adjustable in account settings
5 at a time
hoopla
Ebooks
Audiobooks
Movies
Music
5 per month -
21 days
21 days
3 days
7 days
Renewal counts as a separate checkoutInstant access
RBdigital ebooks10 at a time21 daysUp to 3 times10 at a time
RBdigital audiobooks10 at a time21 daysUp to 3 times10 at a time
RBdigital magazinesUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AInstant access
Acorn TVUnlimited access pass7 daysUnlimitedN/A
IndieFlixUnlimited access pass7 daysUnlimitedN/A
NC Kids Digital Library5 at a timeUp to 21 days;
adjustable in account settings