E-Books And More
Download songs from the Sony Music Entertainment catalog as well as thousands of other labels, and keep them for free. Library users have a weekly download limit and the library may have an overall weekly limit, too.Click here for more information
Access to OCPL's collection of Gale/Cengage reference ebooks, which can be searched simultaneously or individually.
Topics include biography, business, fashion, history, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and social science.
Please Note: Access to Hoopla is determined by your 'home' library. [See which libraries have access to Hoopla]
Hoopla lets you borrow movies, TV shows, instructional videos, documentaries, music, ebooks, audiobooks and comics via your computer, smartphone or tablet. Check out movies and TV show episodes for 3 days, music albums for one week and audiobooks for 21 days. All hoopla titles, are checked out and can be streamed any time during the loan period. Items are automatically returned at the end of the loan period.
PLEASE NOTE: Central and City of Syracuse branch patrons can have up to six (6) checkouts per month per patron. You may experience an error message saying “The daily lending limit has been met. Please save this title to your Favorites and try again tomorrow” when you attempt to borrow a title. The daily lending limit resets at 8:00 PM EST every evening. Once reset you may continue to borrow content again on hoopla.Click here for more information
The OverDrive Digital collection includes currently popular e-books in epub, Kindle, and pdf formats, as well as downloadable audiobooks, and music. You can download the items and check them out on your library card just like a regular book. Titles can be read or played on tablets, e-readers, computers and more.
Oxford Reference has ebooks to read online, or library cardholders may e-mail or download chapters.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible, The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion, The Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, and The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art.
The Following are Free Services - No Library Card Needed
Google Books is a great way to find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.
The Internet Archive provides access to ebooks, music, audiobooks, and a lot more, and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Its purpose includes offering permanent access to historical collections that exist in digital format to researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and to the general public. The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages.
Largest collection of free eBooks on the internet. This collection is mainly focused on many classic works and other titles in the public domain. Available in a wide variety of formats to use on different devices.