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On February 1, our RBDigtial digital magazine collection is being retired. An expanded digital magazine collection will be provided by the Library of Virginia through OverDrive's Libby app. More details coming soon.

Downloads & Streaming

We provide a variety of digital content accessible on many different platforms and devices. If you need additional help, contact your library.

OverDrive

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  • eBooks and audiobooks, including popular fiction, nonfiction, and technical titles. Check out up to 25 titles at a time. Compatible with most Apple, Android, Windows, Kindle and Nook devices.

    The RBdigital collection provided by the Library of Virginia is now available through OverDrive. You can access these titles with your HCPL library card in the Libby app or from the Find It Virginia collection online.

    OverDriveLibby is the recommended app for OverDrive users using iOS, Android, or Windows 10 devices. Find it in your device's app store.

Hoopla

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  • Music, movies, and videos to play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet—with eBooks, audiobooks, and comics too. Titles are always available, no holds needed. Check out up to seven per month. Compatible with Apple, Android, and Windows.

    Turn on Kids Mode under Settings to browse titles appropriate for all ages.

RBdigital

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  • Digital magazines just like their print editions, including both current and back issues. Titles are always available, with no holds, unlimited checkouts, and no due dates. Compatible with Apple, Android, and Windows.

More Free Books

Find more eBooks in a variety of formats. There are lots of public-domain classics and other treasures you can keep.

Project Gutenberg—Most of the over 36,000 eBooks are in the public domain, including many classics.
Open Library—Over 1,000,000 free eBook titles available.
International Children's Digital Library—Over 4,000 children's eBooks in more than 55 languages.

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