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eBooks & Audiobooks

Download eBooks and audiobooks directly to your devices for free with your library card using the following resources:

Ocean State Libraries eZone logoOcean State Libraries eZone (link opens in a new tab)

Access a digital library of thousands of eBooks and Audiobook titles to borrow.

hoopla logoHoopla Digital (link opens in a new tab)

Borrow and enjoy hundreds of audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and magazines everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, and your car. Hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can access titles immediately.

Flipster logoFlipster Magazines(opens in a new tab)

Flipster is an easy, browseable digital magazine library that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

For additional assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at the Central library by calling 401-943-9080 x3 (link to a phone call) or by emailing central@cranstonlibrary.org (opens email).

Love reading? Check out our book & movie discussion groups!

eBook Mobile Apps

Libby by OverDrive

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Browse the OSL eZone using the Libby mobile app available on your iOS (opens in a new tab) or Android (opens in a new tab) mobile devices.

Hoopla Digital

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Install the Hoopla mobile app on your iOS (opens in a new tab) or Android (opens in a new tab) mobile devices.


Flipster mobile app icon

Install the Flipster mobile app on your iOS (opens in a new tab) or Android (opens in a new tab) mobile devices.


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