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This is the section for Downloadable Ebooks and Reference Ebooks:

eLibrary NJ

( formerly ListenNJ) allows you to download popular audiobook and ebook titles to your PC, laptop, and tablets at home. The first time you check out materials on the eLibraryNJ site, instructions will be provided for you to download the software required.

Effective May 9th, Bccls has moved their Cloudlibrary to OverDrive and it is accessible via the new Libby app or from Any current holds or accounts have not transfered to the new service. This will not affect the eLibraryNJ, the current OverDrive service, that Hoboken Resident Card Holders have access to.

RB Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

RB Digital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines. Browse from our library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. If you had been previously using the Zinio App you will need to update to the new RB Digital App by the end of August; you should be directed to it when you log in to your Zinio App.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library

The Gale Virtual Reference Library is available 24/7 to Hoboken library card holders from home or access it here at the library. You can connect to a variety of reference ebooks covering topics from Science, Medicine, Finance, Literature, Religion, U.S. History, and more! These books are not available for download, but are available anytime with no wait for popular title.


Hoboken Public Library resident card holders, have access to Hoopla, which provides online access to 15,808 videos (including movies and TV shows), 14,313 audiobooks, 212,595 music albums.  Each month you have an access to up to 10 different choices.    You can borrow music for 7 days, videos for 2 or 3 days, and audiobooks/ ebooks for 21 days. Plus access to books including graphic novels/comics!


Call (201) 420-2280 for more information.



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