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CloudLibrary

Download popular eBooks and eAudiobooks for free to your computer, Nook, or other e-ink device.

Because of current Amazon restrictions, the Amazon App and e-ink devices (Paperwhite, Touch, etc.) are not compatible with CloudLibrary.

Getting Started

To access CloudLibrary, follow these instructions for downloading books to your computer or eReader. You can also watch a video.

In order to read books on your computer or eReader, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions. This is a free program.

Once the book is downloaded to Adobe Digital Editions, plug your eReader into the USB port of your computer to complete the transfer. You can find specific instructions for your eReader through the Kobo or Nook websites.

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CloudLibrary Newsstand app logoCloudLibrary NewsStand

Instantly access over 7,000 titles in more than 60 languages, including The New YorkerNewsweekForbes, and many more!

 

 


Link to ComicsPlusComics Plus

Comics Plus is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga to library card holders. You can access titles using a smartphone, tablet, or web browser.

 

 


Biblioboard

BiblioBoard has eBooks from independent authors, including those here in Maine. Borrow as many as you want for as long as you want.

(Interested in adding your book to BiblioBoard? Learn more!)


EBSCOhost eBook Collection

Browse over 7,000 eBooks on a variety of topics, especially nonfiction. These books are always available and can be downloaded to your device. This resource is available through the Digital Maine Library, and is free to use anywhere within Maine.

 


Other Free eBooks & eAudiobooks

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg provides free access to eBooks where U.S. copyright has expired. Find many of the most popular classics and download them to your device.

Open Library

Open Library’s mission is to create a record for every book published. Not every book listed is available as an eBook but many older classic works are.

LibriVox

Find free audiobooks, including classics and other titles that are no longer copywritten.

Loyal Books

Loyal Books also offers access to free popular classics, but does so in a way that is easy to browse.