Several sources of free eBooks and eAudio are available to our patrons:
More information on each resource, links, and instructions are provided below.
CLAMS Overdrive Collection & Libby
Brooks Free Library cardholders can access a wide variety of eBook and eAudio titles through the CLAMS consortium’s collection. You can find these titles through the CLAMS catalog, on the CLAMS OverDrive site, or through the Libby by OverDrive app.
Guides for eBooks: These downloadable guides offer detailed walkthroughs of how to download eBooks from OverDrive/Libby to your preferred device. There are three guides available.
Prefer a visual walkthrough? Check out Falmouth Public Library’s Libby Tutorial here
- Introduction is within the first 45 minutes, and timestamps are in the video description. If you want more tips and tricks using Libby, start at the 47 minute mark here
With Hoopla, Brooks Free Library patrons have immediate access to a growing collection of over a half a million:
- full music albums
- TV episodes
- comics & graphic novels
Best of all, there are no waitlists and no late fees! To get started, sign up on the Hoopla website!
Patrons can check out 8 items per month.
Loan periods are as follows:
- Audiobooks, eBooks, & Comics: 21 days
- Movies & Television episodes: 3 days
- Music: 7 days
If you’re just getting started with Hoopla, here is a quick start guide!