eBooks and eAudiobooks

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Hoopla is an online service that gives you access to  eBooks, eAudiobooks, Comic Books, Movies, Music, and Television shows. Hoopla can be used on mobile devices, TV streaming players, and computers. Not all libraries have a subscription to Hoopla and you will need a card that starts with  29041, 29042, 29044, 29045, or 29047 in order to access it. 

How to get started?

  • You must have a valid library card
  • Go to https://www.hoopladigital.com/
  • Click on Get Started
  • Create an account by entering an email address and password
  • When asked to choose your library select "Burlingame Public Library (CA)"
  • Enter your library card number and PIN

How does hoopla work?

  • You can check out 10 items per month. Your account resets at the beginning of each month.
  • Movies & TV Shows lend for 3 days
  • Music lends for 7 days
  • eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics lend for 21 days
  • No late fees.

Hoopla Help

OverDrive eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Digital Magazines

An extensive collection of popular fiction, non-fiction, children's and teen books available
in a variety of formats, including Kindle, EPUB, Adobe PDF eBooks and WMA and MP3 eAudiobooks.
The Overdrive collection now includes digital versions of popular magazines.

You can browse, select, and download a book and be reading in minutes. OverDrive is our main supplier of eBooks and is compatible with many devices, including Kindles, Nooks, iPads/iPhones, Android, and Windows. You can even read eBooks right in your web browser.

You can access the collection through the OverDrive site or the Libby app.
If you are not using a mobile device or an eReader, you can access a desktop version of the Libby app here:

Download the Libby app
CLICK HERE for more information about getting started with Overdrive and the Libby app.

Libby Help


LOTE4Kids is a database that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in Languages Other Than English (LOTE) both in the library and at home.

Kids can also watch each LOTE title translated and narrated in English to help with reading and literacy

Safari Tech Books
A specifically-tailored collection of over 36,000 technology, creative, and business books from leading publishers.

Open Library
Access to 1.7 million scanned versions of books, and link to external sources like WorldCat and Amazon. Useful when tracking down a book no longer in print or held by a library.