eBooks & eAudio

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    Libby/Overdrive                  Hoopla                            LOTE4Kids                       Open Library                                


Libby/Overdrive is a large collection of popular fiction and non-fiction books available in many formats. It can be viewed on a computer (Overdrive), or downloaded on tablet or smartphone (Libby).

  • eBooks, eAudiobooks and Magazines
  • 15 items can be checked out at one time
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks can be checked out for up to 21 days
  • You can download the content for use offline
  • You can place holds on items if they are checked out to another patron
  • You can search by series, title, or author with the magnifying glass at the bottom of the screen.
  • Use "Preferences": 
    • To set Audience to Juvenile
    • To see books in Spanish
    • To avoid seeing books that are checked out by someone else
    • To see only audiobooks or only ebooks
  • A valid library card from a PLS library is required

Download the Libby app
Step-by-step instructions for different devices are available here

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.

Hoopla Kids Mode helps parents and their children discover kid-friendly content. When you turn on Kids Mode, you’ll only see content recommended for kids 12 and younger.

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.
Download the Hoopla App


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.

LOTE4Kids can be accessed through a web browser at https://lote4kids.com/us-burlingame-public-library/ and it is also available in a Mobile App version, which can be found here: https://lote4kids.com/app-download/ 

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Free public domain eBooks in a variety of formats.