eBooks & eAudiobooks

Libby for Overdrive eBooks & eAudiobooks

Our Overdrive Library2Go collection is our largest catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you may download to read or listen on almost any device.

It also contains a broad range of full-colour, popular magazines that can also be downloaded and read on most devices.

Across all formats, Overdrive’s Librar2Go collection contains over 45,000 eBook and eAudiobooks that you can read or listen, as well as hundreds of magazines covering most popular topics such as cooking, sports, yachting, crafts and more.

You will need:

  • a New Westminster Public Library card
  • an Internet connection (while actually downloading)
  • a mobile device, laptop or desktop computer

If you own a computer: Use any browser and go to libbyapp.com. You will be asked to enter your library name and card number

If you own a mobile device (tablet or smartphone): Go to your device’s app store and download the Libby app and follow the setup steps in the app.

Freading eBooks

The library’s Freading collection offers thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks that are always available. There is no need for holds and no waitlists. If a title is in Freading, it is ready for checkout.

When downloading books from Freading you can either use the app and download books to your mobile device or you can use Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) on a computer or laptop and read books using ADE instead of the Freading App.

Whether reading on a mobile device or on a computer you will need an Adobe ID to activate your Freading account/app.

You will need:

  • a New Westminster Public Library card
  • an Internet connection (while actually downloading)
  • a mobile device, laptop or desktop computer
  • an Adobe ID which you can get at www.adobe.com (only required if you will be downloading Freading books to your computer or to transfer to your dedicated ereader)

If you own a computer:

If you own a mobile device (tablet or smartphone): Go to your device’s app store, download the Freading app and follow the setup steps in the app.