Pasadena Public Library offers eBooks, Audiobooks, and music available to download for free through the services listed below. Select the format you’re interested to see what we offer as well as to find help links for each service. Still have questions? Visit our Questions & Help page to ask us more!
eBooks & Audiobooks
The Cloud Library allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever to find eBooks or Audiobooks from your local public library. This app includes a fully functional reader allowing the user to read their ebook directly in the app, as well as bookmark and save the position of their book across devices. It also includes an Audiobook player, allowing the user to download, play and listen to their books offline.
enki is a California eBook platform created by librarians where you will find popular indie fiction and nonfiction genres including romance, mysteries, graphic novels, crafts, encyclopedias, cookbooks, short stories, essays, study guides as well as classic literature with new, orginal bookjacket art. Indulge your curiosity!
The Pasadena Public Library website is available “on tap” anytime on any device! Add PPL to your home screen with your favorites! Our website is fully responsive for any size screen, and easy to use. You can manage your account, search for books, place holds, do research, and see our latest events at all 10 locations as easy as 1-2-3!
The City of Pasadena offers a select number of streaming video titles through the OverDrive , which can be downloaded to your computer, Android or iOS device via the OverDrive app. The library owns a set number of copies of each title, so you may have to wait until a copy “returned” in before you can borrow it.
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