Dig into a huge collection of mysteries, comedies, dramas and more. Titles like Poirot and The Agatha Christie Hour, favorites like Midsomer Murders and A Place to Call Home, Acorn exclusives & original series, all free to RFL members!
Great Courses offers almost 1,000 courses on a dozen subjects, including history, science, economics & finance, music, and better living. Learn to paint, play an instrument or discover the wonders of the universe on streaming video with with a free, renewable weekly subscription, only for members of Rutland Free Library, or in audiobook format by downloading the rbDigital app.
ebook and audiobook downloads
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ListenUp Vermont (Overdrive / the Libby App) has added a new collection of classic titles for students. Look for the Duke Classic series once you are logged in. There are no limits on the number of copies available, so they’re perfect for group reads. And they’ve added a curated collection from Project Gutenberg. That’s a collection of 61,000+ copyright-free titles available for free download at any time. Overdrive has collected about 27,800 of them for free, unlimited downloads through the app.
We have two download services, with widely differing selections of books. Both services let you download eBooks and audiobooks to your computer, reader, tablet, phone, iPod/MP3 player or other mobile device. We strive to provide different selections for each service so browse both for the widest choice of reading and listening material.
You will need your library card number and PIN, and a free app (or software if your device isn’t app-friendly) for each service. If your card is blocked because of fines or because your card has expired, please call 773-1860 to arrange payment &/or renew your card and resume service.
|Listen Up! Vermont uses the Overdrive platform (look for the Libby app if your device uses apps). If you need help, want to learn to download audiobooks or have a device that is not listed, please see the Overdrive Digital Help page. Overdrive now has personalized help profiles for each reader and audiobook device!
Need more help? Check out our tech tutor program.
The Library has even more audiobooks (no limits or waiting lists!) through RBDigital. Newly added is a large collection of ebooks! Register for an account with your library card and download the app through rbDigital’s site to get started.
online ebooks for kids:
The TumbleBookLibrary is an interactive website, offering read aloud talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
eBooks are viewable online only.
Need Help? Visit TumbleBook Help.