eBooks, eAudio, Comics, Graphic Novels & Digital Magazines
Download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your computer or device, including iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Nooks, Kindles, and more. Start browsing at boise.lib.overdrive.com/
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, comics and graphic novels and more! Download to smartphones, tablets, computers or smart TVs. There’s no waiting for titles with Hoopla – multiple customers can check out a title at the same time. Go to boisepubliclibrary.org/hoopla.
Discover great authors before they make it big! We are pleased to offer readers the new SELF-e Indie Idaho ebook collection. You can also browse a curated national collection that may include writers from Idaho. See and read submitted books. (Local authors, learn more here.)
eBooks for kids! Listen, read, and watch animated talking picture books. Also includes games and books in variety of foreign languages. The website is accessible in French, Spanish and Chinese. Start now!
Download complete, full-color copies of over 100 popular magazines. Compatible with most smartphones, tablets and personal computers. Jump in at boisepubliclibrary.org/zinio/.
Access a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. Take a look here.
Streaming Movies & Documentaries
The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest PBS documentary films and series into one convenient online interface, providing access to Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood. See them here.
Use hoopla digital to borrow digital video with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporary download – to watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Check it out at boisepubliclibrary.org/hoopla.
OverDrive offers more than ebooks! Stream feature films, documentaries and more directly to your computer or device, including iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Nooks, Kindles, and more. Start browsing at boise.lib.overdrive.com/
Streaming & Downloadable Music
Stream up to 3 hours of music daily, and download up to 5 songs each week - yours to keep for your personal use. Choose from hundreds of thousands of songs in the Sony music collection and other licensed labels. iOS and Android apps are available. See http://boise.freegalmusic.com/.
Use hoopla digital to borrow digital music with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles and albums – available for instant streaming or temporary download. Access on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Check it out at boisepubliclibrary.org/hoopla.