Downloadable eBooks & Audiobooks

 

OverDrive/Libby | enki | Virtual Library Comic Convention


OverDrive/Libby app

The Library offers eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive and the OverDrive mobile app, Libby. eBooks and audiobooks can be downloaded to a computer, eBook reader, tablet, or mobile device. The collection is available online anytime, from anywhere and includes new and popular fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages.

Click here or the OverDrive banner below to visit the Library’s OverDrive website. If you need help getting started, click here to be taken to the OverDrive Help Page.



Click here or the Libby image below to learn more about OverDrive's Libby App, and start accessing thousands of audiobooks and e-books on your mobile device using your library card!



enki : California Digital Library

In response to COVID-19 and library closures, Califa has partnered with Bibliolabs to launch enki California Digital Library, an ebook library available to every person in California:

  • No library card is required
  •  No hold queues
  •  If you are physically located in the state of California, you're in!

This collection uses geolocation to provide immediate access to anyone physically located in the state of California. The library includes over 5,300 simultaneous use ebooks from leading publishers as well as the Indie Author Project Select collection, which features over 400 award-winning indie-published ebooks, some of which are right here in California!Note this resource does not provide access to the entire enki library collection – just titles that are licensed for simultaneous use (no holds) and that fit the selected curations, including:

  • CA Indie Authors
  • Unity in Diversity
  • Books for Early Readers
  • Storytime for Little Listeners
  • Travel the World from your Livingroom
  • Top YA Picks
  • Be Your Own Superhero
  • Stories about People Who Changed the World
  • Sci Fi & Fantasy
  • Let’s Get Cooking
  • LGBT Fiction
  • Inspired by Comic Strips
  • Books for a Healthier You
  • Books for Dummies

Click on the image below to start reading!


Virtual Library Comic Convention

Califa Group has partnered with BiblioLabs to bring Virtual Library Comic Convention (VLCC) to California residents! Over 4,000 comics, graphic novels, and children’s materials are available  for free to all residents of California this summer.

This project is a collaboration with 9 other states and is intended to provide easy access to digital resources while also supporting statewide summer reading programs for all ages during the COVID-19 period. More eBooks will be released throughout the summer from additional children’s, comic book, and science fiction publishers.

All of the eBooks are available in an unlimited simultaneous use model accessed via geolocation. The VLCC collection will be free to libraries and patrons in California through August 31st, serving as a valuable tool in statewide summer reading program support for all libraries.

To access the comic and graphic novel collection and learn more, visit: ca-vlcc.biblioboard.com/ or click the image below!