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eBooks & Digital Audiobooks

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Finding eBooks & Digital Audiobooks at VPL

You can find English eBooks & Audiobooks in the VPL catalogue. Simply type the title, author, or subject into the search bar, and then check  the "Format" box on the left side to browse eBooks and/or downloadable audiobooks. 

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You can also access ebooks and audiobooks by searching directly in VPL's Digital Library

Note: access to most eBooks at VPL is restricted to Vancouver residents. Not a resident of Vancouver? Contact your local library to inquire about eBook and eAudiobook collections that are available to you.

Is Your Device Compatible?

Any device with an internet browser can access VPL's ebook collections online. To download ebooks or audiobooks for offline use, you will need to use an ereader or an app like OverDrive or Libby. Please see here for devices compatible with VPL to Go and here for ways to access Fast Read Ebooks.

If you are interested in Kindles read those sections very carefully. Of those devices, only the Kindle Fire is currently compatible with our collections.

Note that OverDrive Media Console is no longer compatible with Blackberry devices and the newest Mac OS.