E-books & Audiobooks

BPL's growing collection of fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks, from Overdrive. Download titles to read or listen to on a home computer, e-reader or mobile device. This collection is available only to Burnaby residents. Find out which e-readers are library e-book friendly, or check out Overdrive's getting started guide and support site.

Borrow up to 10 titles, and place up to 20 titles on hold.

Access:

For Burnaby residents, in the library and at home with your library card.

A platform offering over 6,000 downloadable audiobooks (formerly the OneClickdigital collection) and over 400 magazines (formerly the Zinio collection). Download titles to a mobile device using the RBdigital app, or stream on your computer. Create an RBdigital account first before downloading the app, and get support from their website.

Note: You'll find the same audiobooks and magazines that was separately available on the OneClickdigital and Zinio platforms. If you already have a OneClickdigital or Zinio account, use it to log into the RBdigital platform.

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.

Full text of thousands of computer, technical and business books from top publishers, including O'Reilly, Sams, Microsoft and more. Includes a selection of titles covering health and fitness, family, DIY projects, and travel. 

Note: Safari Books Online will time out after a period of inactivity and users will sometimes be presented with a preview screen. To reconnect, see Problems with Safari Books Online.

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card. Limited to four concurrent users.

An online collection of Sesame Street e-books, including both Sesame Street classics and newer titles. Choose from more than 100 read-along e-books, plus e-books with audio narration, animation, interactivity and more.

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.

Formerly TumbleBookCloud. An online collection of streaming titles, including graphic novels, enhanced novels, ebooks and audiobooks, classics, and National Geographic videos. Suitable for middle school and highschool aged readers and up. 

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.

Read or listen to animated, talking picture books and play literacy games.

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.