Digital Library

Digital Library Quick Links

The Greenwood County Library System offers several different ways to access digital materials from home. You can access these material 24/7 through your home computer or mobile device. The library offers a wide range of digital library materials, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, and more!

If you need help learning how to access these materials on your computer, eReader, or mobile device, the Reference Staff can help you! Stop by the Reference Desk or sign up for eReader Thursday.

eReader Thursday is offered every other month, as a dedicated 1 hour appointment, for uninteruppted one-on-one assistance with eReaders/tablets, and the library's digital materials. Contact the Reference Staff at 941-4655 to learn more.


eBooks:

Library Resources

This collection provides access to eBook & eAudiobook titles. 
 
There are two apps to access OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks from your device:
 
Libby App
Available for Android, iOS, or Windows 10 devices
OverDrive App
Available for Android, Chromebook, iOS, Kindle Fire,  or Windows 8/10 devices
 
TumbleBooks contains fiction and nonfiction ebooks for kids. It also features a Language Learning area which contains books in French and Spanish. 
 
These Apps are avalable through your App Store

Online Resources

There are many more online resources for eBooks.

Project Gutenberg

The best known is Project Gutenberg, which holds over 59,000 free ebooks. While you won't find current titles from the New York Times' Best Sellers lists, these titles were published by bona fide publishers. They are in the U.S. public domain (copyrights have expired).

 

Internet Archive

Another option is the Internet Archive. The site archives text, film, music, software, and websites. Its text collection includes over 3,000,000 items. Open Library is a project of the Internet Archive. There are over 1,000,000 free ebook titles available to download and keep, and more to borrow.
Nearly 30,000 books are available at ManyBooks.net.

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Audiobooks:

 
 
 
 

 

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Magazines

 

Flipster

Browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of the library! Enjoy issues of Cosmopolitan, Southern Living, Redbook. Ebony, Seventeen, Time, Sports Illustrated, and much more!. Flipster also includes kids magazines such as Ranger Rick, Boys Life, Ask, and others.

Click on the link above to access the site. If prompted for a password, contact the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655.

View the following Tutorials to learn how to use Flipster, If you have any questions, call the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655.

 


Music:

 

 

Freegal Music

Download up to three (3) songs per week from Freegal Music. They are yours to keep!

 

Freegal Streaming: Now you can stream 5 hours of music a day! You can stream individual songs or albums, and you can create and save playlists.

 

 

 

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