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E-books, Audio Books, Music, Magazines, & Videos

The Library subscribes to services that provide you with premium e-books and digital media, including bestselling fiction, nonfiction, popular authors, music, and videos.

With your library card:
hoopla hoopla
Borrow free movies, music and audiobooks with your Jacksonville Public Library card. The Hoopla web site and mobile apps are easy to use. Start streaming or download a title with no waiting lists.

Quick Start Guide
Downloadable e-books, audio books, music and videos. Search for OverDrive content books here or through the Library catalog.

Help Guides for many devices

OverDrive Help Resources
Axis 360
Axis 360, Blio & Acoustik
Download books in colorful and interactive Blio format. With your library card, you can browse for and check out books to your computer, tablet, phone or other smart device. Search for books here or through the Library catalog.

Axis 360, Blio & Acoustik Quick Start Guide
  Tumblebook Library
TumbleBooks Library
Stream animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading.

Quick Start Guide
Downloadable magazines with no due dates. Create an account for Zinio and follow the simple instructions for downloading popular magazines from the world's largest newsstand.

Zinio Sign Up Guide
  Biblioteca Tumblebook
Biblioteca TumbleBook
Tumblebook collection in Spanish.
OneClick Digital

Over 4,500 downloadable audiobooks which are unavailable in audiobook format from other publishers.

Right now, there is no need to place a hold. All titles are easy to download and always available.

After a quick one-time account set-up process, you will be able to checkout and download audiobooks.

Quick Start Guide
  eBooks on EBSCOhost
e-Books on EBSCOhost
Downloadable, primarily nonfiction, e-books. First, use your JPL library card to set up an account on a JPL computer. Once you have an account, you can access this collection anywhere.

Quick Start Guide
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Downloadable reference books including Encyclopedias. Collection includes material about popular culture, Earth science, alternative medicine and more.

Quick Start Guide

e-book Resources on the Web

Library card not required.
Open Library
Free e-books in the public domain. Jacksonville Public Library is a member of Open Library. Many materials under copyright are accessible from a computer in the library with a free Open Library Account.
More than 29,000 free e-books with reader recommendations and reviews.
Project Gutenberg  
Project Gutenberg
Largest collection of free e-books in the world. Most texts are public domain items.