E-books & Audiobooks

Formerly 3M Cloud Library. Download fiction and non-fiction e-books using the Cloud Library app to read on a home computer, e-reader or mobile device. Learn how the Cloud Library app works with our getting started guide.

Access:

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

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.

Access:

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

A Collection of more than 4,000 downloadable audiobooks from Recorded Books. Download titles to your home computer, or to a mobile device using the RBDigital app. Create an RBDigital account first before downloading the app, and get support from their website.

Please note: RBDigital replaced OneClickdigital on June 27, and you’ll find the same audiobooks for download. If you already have a OneClickdigital account, use it to log into the new RBDigital platform. Any titles you have checked out or on hold will transfer to 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.

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

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.

An online collection of read-along titles, including chapter books. Sentences are highlighted as they are read.

Access:

In the library and at home with your library card.