Whether you’re on the road or in the comfort of your own home, as long as you can access the internet, you can get free materials in a variety of formats from Spokane Public Library. Downloads are provided by third-party vendors so you’ll need to create an account using your library card and pin. If you’re using a mobile device, you may want to download an easy-to-use app. Never be without a book again!

Here’s a quick-start guide to digital downloads, with more detailed information below.

eBooks
Read free eBooks from OverDrive your smartphone, tablet, eReader or PC. Download the easy-to-use app today and you can be reading in minutes. Get the app here. 

Music
Download and keep up to FIVE free songs or TWO music videos every week, from music service provider Freegal. Get the app here. 

Movies, Comics, TV, eBooks and More
Download up to 10 movies, audiobooks, comics, TV, or eBooks per month from Hoopla. Get the app here. 

AudioBooks
Download free audiobooks from your browser or an easy-to-use app.  Get the app here. (Bonus, read magazines on the same app!)

Magazines 
Still paying for expensive subscriptions? Read magazines online or on your digital device! Get the app here. (Bonus, get audiobooks on the same app!)

TumbleBooks
Digital storybooks, videos, read-a-longs, puzzles and games for kids! (App pending an update.)

 


We are working hard to offer the widest range of digital content available. Our capabilities continue to change and expand. Don't forget to check back often.

Downloads are provided by third-party vendors. In most cases you will need to create an account, and you may need to download software to access these materials.

Feel free to contact us with questions. We’ll do our best to help.

You can also visit our Digital Branch for online research and educational tools.

Check it out: we have mobile apps for most of our digital downloads.

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Streaming Media

Hoopla: Streaming media

is the library’s streaming media service.

As long as you have an internet connection, you can instantly view movies or television episodes, read ebooks or comics, or listen to audiobooks or music albums.

eBooks

OverDrive: eBook Downloads

We have several options for books you can read on your computer, smart phone, tablet, or dedicated eBook reader.

eBook formats vary by publisher. When possible, we attempt to provide titles in PDF or ePUB as well as AZW (Kindle) formats.

Music

Freegal: Music Downloads (.mp3)

Download 5 free songs every week – yours to keep!

With over 7 million tracks from 23,000 record labels spanning more than 100 genres of music, we think everyone can find a reason (or 5) to like this service.

Audiobooks

OneClick: Audiobook Downloads

Download audiobooks directly to your computer, mobile device, or iPod.

These recordings are a great alternative to books on CD and are compatible with iPods, smartphones, and tablets.

Magazines

Zinio: Magazine Downloads

Download current magazines from the Library's digital collection using your desktop or mobile device.

There are no limits or expiration dates. Apps are available for most platforms.

eBooks

Tumblebook: Streaming Children's Books

Stream animated, talking children's books from any internet enabled device.

Tumblebook library includes children's fiction, non-fiction, foreign language titles and much more.