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eBooks and eMagazines: Getting Started

Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks available anytime and from anywhere you have internet access—free with your library card!

Overview of eBooks and eAudiobooks

The library offers free access to eBooks and eAudiobooks, which are digital books that you can read or listen to on a computer or a portable device. 

You will need a Fairfax County Public Library card in order to access eBook services that the library subscribes to, including:

This guide is intended for: 

  • Readers who are brand new to using eBooks
  • Existing readers who need troubleshooting help
  • Readers of all ages!

What's Your Favorite Way to Enjoy Library eBooks?

What do you use to access library ebook and eAudiobooks?
Libby App: 7 votes (15.91%)
OverDrive App: 4 votes (9.09%)
Kindle Paperwhite: 13 votes (29.55%)
Kindle Fire: 3 votes (6.82%)
Kindle App: 10 votes (22.73%)
Nook or other black and white eReaders: 1 votes (2.27%)
Internet Browser - OverDrive Read or OverDrive Listen: 4 votes (9.09%)
Other: 2 votes (4.55%)
Total Votes: 44
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