Download Audiobooks and E-books free of charge through two unique apps.
Libby offers ebooks and audiobooks. Visit Libby's Getting Started Page for setting up Libby on your device.
Use Overdrive to download ebooks directly to your computer and personal devices or read from your browser; also stream or download audiobooks and videos. Visit Overdrive's Help Page for step by step setup instructions on your device. For more general information about Overdrive, click here.
Hoopla offers ebooks, audiobooks, digital movies, music, and more. Visit hoopla's webpage for more info to get started.
There is also a Kids Mode that offers kid-friendly content. When Kids Mode is active, your Hoopla app will only show content that’s appropriate for children. You can feel confident letting your kids explore and discover on their own, then turn Kids Mode off again when you’re ready to browse for yourself. To try it, go to the Settings menu of the Hoopla app on your mobile device. Then flip the toggle to turn Kids Mode on or off. Learn more about Kids Mode and the great books, movies, and more available for children by browsing the Hoopla for Kids Look Book
RB Digital Magazines
Browse - Checkout - and Read magazines in your browser - and download to mobile apps. Once you checkout a magazine you may keep it as long as you wish. Children's magazine titles include National Geographic Kids, Highlights, and more! Seventeen is also offered for teen readers. Get started by clicking "Create New Account" on top right corner of RBdigital gateway.
Borrow a Kindle
The Library loans Kindles! We have 3 childrens' Kindles that come preloaded with over 200 children and young adult titles organized into categories. You must be a Lincoln resident over 18 years old to borrow a Kindle and have a signed Kindle borrowing agreement on file. A parent can sign for you if you are under 18. Browse preloaded titles here.