About Downloadables

Contact: Adult Services Desk 203-438-2282 x201, or email Ridgefield Library

Welcome to our Digital Library!

Ridgefield Library patrons can enjoy an extensive collection of materials and services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere they have access to a personal computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or other device. All you need is your Ridgefield Library card to access thousands of e-books, downloadable audiobooks, streaming music, digital magazines, movies, and television shows. And the best part—items are returned automatically when the loan period is up, so no fines or lost item charges!

Check the links below for more information about the compatibility of your device with each of these services.

 

Learn More: Follow these links to explore our available online resources in different formats.

Ebooks

Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.

Additional eBook selections are available for free download through the Library’s subscription: Click Here.

No limit to the number of people who can “check out” each item at the same time! Hoopla e-book titles are included in the Library’s online catalog for easy discovery or visit their site to browse. 

Attention parents! Hoopla now offers a Kids Mode
interface that showcases content for readers up to age 12.

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TumbleBook Library offers e-books for the very young, accessible at the Library or from home. Enjoy the illustrations onscreen as you listen to favorite picture books read aloud.

Downloadable Audiobooks

Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.

Additional audiobook selections are available for free download through the Library’s subscription to hoopla. No limit to the number of people who can “check out” an item at the same time! Hoopla e-audiobook titles are included in the Library’s online catalog for easy discovery or visit their site to browse. Attention parents! Hoopla now offers a Kids Mode interface that showcases content for readers up to age 12. 

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Streaming Music

A wide range of music selections, from Frank Sinatra to the Star Wars soundtrack, from children’s to classical, is available for free download through the Library’s subscription to hoopla. Hoopla music selections are included in the Library’s online catalog for easy discovery or visit their site to browse.

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NAXOS music library

Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 168,570 CDs with more than 2,641,421 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Contents can be browsed by composer, artist, genre, category and label.  In addition to audio recordings, NML provides liner notes for many albums. 

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Digital Video

Streaming video of many movies and TV shows is now available for free download through the Library’s subscription to hoopla.

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Kanopy

Over 30,000 movies, documentaries and kid favorites to stream to your desktop, TV or mobile device free with your Ridgefield Library card.

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Digital Magazines

Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.