Books, Audiobooks, & Magazines
Libby digital collection allows access to eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines extending content beyond the physical walls of the library available anytime, anywhere. Use the Libby App on your tablet, phone or any app capable device today! Download Libby today!
A digital streaming service providing patrons an enormous selection of digital movies and television shows, music, ebooks, e-audiobooks, and comics. Available through the app from a multitude of devices, including: iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku. Find Hoopla instructions here.
Also known as the NC Live Homegrown Collection. A growing library of traditional content including, fiction, graphic novels, comics, children’s books, university press books and much more. Accessible using modern web browsers, including Google Chrome, our preferred browser. BiblioBoard is also available on the iPad®, iOS versions 7+, as well as Kindle Fire HD®, Nexus tablets® and Galaxy Tab® (Android 4.0+) from the app store.
Community History Archive – In library use only
See copies of digitized local newspapers in this fully searchable resource. The Times News 1954-1957; 1978-1981; 2021; the Alamance News 2021 and more coming soon!
Historic NC Digital Newspapers
3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 historical NC county newspapers including the daily Burlington Times-News
How do I…
- Find a Book
- Get a Library Card
- Renew/Request a Book
- Find Hours & Locations
- Check the Events Calendar
- Download & Stream Books
- Print Wirelessly
- Search Our Resources
- Make a Suggestion
- Reserve a Zoom Pass
- Reserve a Book Club Kit
- Volunteer at the Library
- Request a Mobile Library/Café Stop
- Request a Meeting Room
- Libby, Overdrive, Instructions – NC Kids Digital also uses Overdrive. Search for this in the Add a Library feature.
- Hoopla Instructions
Children’s Books, Audiobooks, & More
NCKids Digital Library
For kids’ pre – K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read – Alongs are now available to younger readers via 85 regional, county and municipal libraries in North Carolina through OverDrive’s digital reading platform. These materials are instantly available for every child, at home and everywhere.
TumbleBook Library is a curated database of children’s e-books. With over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.
ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to 6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.
Just for Kids Streaming Collection
The Just for Kids Streaming Collection gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy.
Streaming Movies, Music, & Television
A digital streaming service providing patrons an enormous selection of digital movies and television shows, music, eBooks, e-audiobooks, and comics. Available through the app from a multitude of devices, including: iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku. Find Hoopla instructions here.
Films On Demand
Films On Demand is a database that provides access to over 20,000 educational films and documentaries. The site provides materials for nearly every course and discipline.
Sites with Public Domain Titles
- Google Books – Download full copies of out-of-copyright books from a variety of public domain titles(100’s of 1000’s of titles)
- Internet Archive – A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music.(over 2.5 million titles)
- ManyBooks.net (29,000 titles)
- Online Books Page (over 1 million titles)
- Project Gutenberg – For on-line texts, Project Gutenberg is still on the cutting edge with over 10,000 classics, including international titles. (over 60,000 titles)
- Open Library One web page for every book ever published (a collection of over 20 million records and growing)