e-books and e-audiobooks

Hoopla Online
hoopla. Instantly borrow e-audiobooks, e-books, comics, movies, music and more -- 24/7, no waiting and no late fees. This service features an automated feature that returns your item once your time is up. Check-out limit: 3 items/month.
  • Daily usage caps. To provide access to hoopla year-round without exceeding our budget, there is a daily limit on hoopla lending. If demand is high, and the limit is reached, you may receive a message that our limit has been reached. The limit rolls over every 24-hours at midnight (EST)
  • Kid-friendly content. Parents and guardians can install "Kids Mode" by visiting "Settings" in the hoopla app or by visiting the "Account" page on the hoopla website and flipping the toggle 
  • Its own check out periods. Movies and TV episodes: 72 hours or 3 days. Some publishers limit the borrowing time 48 hours or 2 days. Most music albums: 7 days. Most e-books, e-audiobooks, and comics: 21 days


LibbyDownload e-books and e-audiobooks to your computer, Kindle, iPad, NOOK, or some other mobile device. For help getting started with Libby, watch our instructional video on YouTube. 
NC Kids Digital
NC Kids Digital LibraryChoose from over 3,700 e-audiobooks, e-books, read alongs, and videos for younger readers.
NC LIVEAccess over 10 e-book collections, including the HomeGrown Collection with e-books from NC publishers and authors.