About Downloadables

Contact: Adult Services Desk 203-438-2282 x12004, 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

A premier selection of e-books and audiobooks for download to Kindle, Kindle Fire, Nook, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and many Android devices. OverDrive e-book titles are included in the Library’s online catalog for easy discovery or visit their site to browse.

Click Here to learn more about this service available from OverDrive.

Did you know that OverDrive offers a special interface featuring digital content for children and teens?

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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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TumbleBookLibrary 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

OverDrive allows you to select and download or stream e-audiobooks onto computers, tablets, smartphones and other personal devices. This collection is available any time of day from anywhere in the world. OverDrive e-audiobook titles are included in the Library’s online catalog for easy discovery or visit their site to browse.

Did you know that OverDrive offers a special interface featuring digital content for children and teens?

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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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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

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The Ridgefield Library’s digital magazines have moved from RBdigital to the OverDrive platform. You can still browse, borrow, and enjoy all the magazines that you loved on the RBdigital app, on OverDrive’s Libby app or on your desktop. Plus, new magazines have been added with over 3,000 popular magazines available to download and read on any device 24/7

See the Browsable List of Magazines 

  • No holds or checkout periods
  • Multiple viewing platforms (computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Interactive elements such as audio and video
  • Intuitive searching and navigating within each magazine