All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

eBooks

Borrow free eBooks from the library! All you need is your library card and PIN, and a device connected to the internet.

The library offers several eBook services. You can find eBooks in the library catalog or browse each eBook service on their website or app.

 

OverDriveOverdrive logo

Our largest collection of eBooks and audiobooks, with popular fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Browse OverDrive.

> Get started with OverDrive

Need help?

 

3M Cloud Library3M Cloud logo

Easy to use, with full color eBooks and audiobooks for all ages. Browse 3M Cloud.

Get started with 3M Cloud Library

  • Works with most devices – iPad, iPhone, Android, NOOK, Kindle Fire and more devices. (Not older Kindles).
  • Borrow up to 8 titles at a time.
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time.
  • Books check out for up to 21 days.
  • Books can be returned early using the Return button in My Books.
  • No renewal function. Books can be borrowed again if available.
  • Available to all Marin County residents with a valid library card

Need help?

 

Enki Library

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Features eBooks from smaller and independent publishers, including biographies, romance, crafts books, kids’ books and study guides. Browse Enki.

Get started with Enki Library

  • Works with many devices – iPad, iPhone, Android, NOOK, Kindle Fire and more. (Not older Kindles).
  • Borrow up to 10 titles at a time.
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time.
  • Books check out for up to 21 days.
  • How to return items early.
  • No renewal function. Books can be borrowed again if available.
  • Available to all Marin County residents with a valid library card

Need help?

 

Safari Tech Books OnlineSafari logo

Online books on technology, digital media and business topics. 

  • Read online (titles are not downloadable)
  • Short Cuts feature lets you learn details about specific topics or get the latest information about brand new technologies – before anyone else – with this expert-written, web-only content
  • Search for text or code snippets
  • Available to all Marin County residents with a valid library card

 

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Kids can experience video storybooks paired with nonfiction eBooks. Watching the online interactive videos helps kids reinforce reading skills and develop real-world knowledge. 

  • Read/view online
  • Streaming media with no files to download; requires Flash
  • Fiction/Nonfiction pairs organized by nine themes, including Animals & Nature, Earth & Sky, Family & Community, ABC’s and 1,2,3’s, etc.
  • Selections for children, grades pre-K - 3
  • Available to all California residents

 

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Audiobooks

OverDriveOverdrive logo

Our largest collection of eBooks and audiobooks, with popular fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Browse OverDrive.

> Get started with OverDrive

Need help?

 

3M Cloud Library3M Cloud logo

Easy to use, with full color eBooks and audiobooks for all ages. Browse 3M Cloud.

Get started with 3M Cloud Library

  • Works with most devices – iPad, iPhone, Android, NOOK, Kindle Fire and more devices. (Not older Kindles).
  • Borrow up to 8 titles at a time.
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time.
  • Books check out for up to 21 days.
  • Books can be returned early using the Return button in My Books.
  • No renewal function. Books can be borrowed again if available.
  • Available to all Marin County residents with a valid library card

Need help?

 

Hooplahoopla logo

An online streaming service for library users to access audiobooks, movies, TV shows and music.

  • Instantly stream movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music from your computer or device.
  • Check out 5 items per month. 
  • There is no need for holds with hoopla.  Every title is available for check out 24/7.
  • Compatible with smart phones, computers, tablets (iPad and Android) and Apple devices (see FAQ page for specific compatibility details)
  • Includes content suitable for adults, teens and children
  • Variety of genres.
  • Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL and Sausalito jurisdictions [Explain this]
  • Hoopla FAQ

 

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Magazines

Zinio Digital Magazineszinio logo  

Browse the library’s collection of recent magazines in digital format. 

  • Read online on your PC or Mac, or download through mobile apps to view off-line
  • View magazines on your computer or mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and Blackberry playbook)
  • Free Zinio app for mobile devices
  • Set up a library collection account and a viewer account to access magazines
  • Magazines are full color digital versions of the print magazine, with the same layout and ads
  • Back issues are available for many titles.
  • Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL, Belvedere-Tiburon, Mill Valley and San Anselmo jurisdictions [Explain this]
  • Zinio FAQs

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Movies

Hoopla

hoopla logo

An online streaming service for library users to access audiobooks, movies, TV shows and music

  • Instantly stream movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music from your computer or device.
  • Check out 5 items per month. 
  • There is no need for holds with hoopla.  Every title is available for check out 24/7.
  • Compatible with smart phones, computers, tablets (iPad and Android) and Apple devices (see FAQ page for specific compatibility details)
  • Includes content suitable for adults, teens and children
  • Variety of genres.
  • Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL and Sausalito jurisdictions [Explain this]
  • Hoopla FAQ

 

Green Planet Stream

Green Planet Stream logo

A streaming movie service with nature and environmental films from around the globe.  They promote environmental education through films.

  • Instantly stream movies from your computer or device.
  • No checkouts or holds necessary.
  • Compatible with smart phones, computers and tablets (iPad and Android)
  • Movies suitable for adults, teens and children
  • Topics include:  deforestation, water resources, ocean conservation, sustainable fishing, renewable energies, endangered wildlife, and climate change
  • Available to all residents of Marin County Free Library with a valid library card. 
     

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Music

Hoopla

An online streaming service for library users to access audiobooks, movies, TV shows and musichoopla logo

  • Instantly stream movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music from your computer or device.
  • Check out 5 items per month. 
  • There is no need for holds with hoopla.  Every title is available for check out 24/7.
  • Compatible with smart phones, computers, tablets (iPad and Android) and Apple devices (see FAQ page for specific compatibility details)
  • Includes content suitable for adults, teens and children
  • Variety of genres.
  • Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL and Sausalito jurisdictions [Explain this]
  • Hoopla FAQ

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