Digital Collections

eBooks, eAudio & Digital Magazines


Meet Libby
Great news - OverDrive now has magazines! Download ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines directly to your computer or device, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Nook, Kindle, and more. Start browsing at, or download OverDrive's award-winning Libby app on iOS or Android. 


Enjoy instant access to movies, TV shows, and comics. This collection includes a variety of high-demand titles, new releases, award-winners, and old favorites. New content is added on a regular basis. Watch or read on your computer, or download the Hoopla app for android or iOS. Always available:


Access Video on Demand

Looking to discover a great new program or series? Choose from over 40,000 options, from movies and tv shows to history and real-life adventure. Highlights include Temple Grandin with Claire Daines, the acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl, and the BBC drama Daphne. You'll also find politics, current events, the arts, how-tos, and fitness. Enter your Boise Public Library card number at


Infobase for kids


Check out our streaming collection of videos - just for kids! Choose from tv shows, movies, animated fairy tales, educational programs, and more. Enter your Boise Public Library card number at


RBD Mags

Check out our magazine collection using RBDigital. You can access current issues and explore back issues you may have missed.  Get started: or download the RBDigital app via iOS or Android. This collection will be discontinued on March 31st. To keep up with your favorite magazines, check out OverDrive!

Gale eBooks
Access eBooks about a variety of topics including coding, careers, health and history.  Learn more at


O'Reilly for Umbraco

O'Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Books Online) provides in-depth, cutting-edge information about technology, software, business, and digital media. Explore their library of over 35k books and 30k hours of video, and sculpt your own curriculum with their interactive tutorials and curated learning paths. Visit

Discover great authors before they make it big!  We are pleased to offer readers the BiblioBoard 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.)


National Geographic Kids

Explore outer space! Meet dinosaurs and amazing mammals! Play games and take quizzes! Love the Weird But True series? It's all here!  All you need to get started is your library card. Jump in now:

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 & Downloadable Music 


We're looking for Boise-based musicians—bands, duos, and solo artists—to help us build our newest collection, Half-Gig Audio. It’s entirely digital, and the content is available for streaming to listeners in Boise and beyond. You can submit full albums and individual songs, as well as cover art, bios, and other supporting material. See 

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Renewal by Phone: (208) 972-8980
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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