All Anne Arundel County Public Library locations will be closed Wednesday, October 21 -- for a General Staff Meeting.

Curbside Plus Services now include in-person appointments for computer use and other library services. Please call a library location to schedule.

Masks must be worn during your appointment.

eBooks & More

On September 24, the library’s RBDigital eAudiobook collection will be transferred to the Overdrive/Libby platform. If you use RBDigital to listen to eAudiobooks, here is what to expect.

eBooks and Audiobooks


Streaming Movies

New Users Start Here

Learn how to access our digital collection in our weekly Zoom class: Intro to Library eBooks and Streaming


  • Find an ebook in our catalog or on our ebook/eaudiobook provider's websites: OverDrive, CloudLibrary and RBDigital. (Kindle e-ink books are only available on OverDrive)
  • Create an account using your library card number for OverDrive, CloudLibrary, or RBDigital. Get a library card.
  • Get the eReader app for your device
  • Checked out titles appear immediately in each eReader app.
  • You can checkout as many as 10 items at a time for each provider.
  • The checkout time on most ebooks or audiobooks is 21 days.
  • Find help here.




  • eMagazines can be found in our catalog, or on our eMagazine providers' websites: Overdrive and RBDigital.
  • Get the eReader app for your device.
  • Titles are always available -- no wait times!
  • For Overdrive:
    • eMagazines are checked out in the same manner as eBooks or eAudiobooks. The eMagazine counts as one of your 10 checkouts and can be checked out for up to 21 days.
  • For RBDigital:
    • No limit to the number of magazines you can checkout.
    • Once you have checked them out, they do not expire. You can keep or delete them as you wish.
  • Find help here.




  • Over 30,000 films are available to stream through Kanopy including documentaries, foreign films, classic movies, and more.
  • Create an account using your library card number by visiting AACPL's Kanopy page.
  • Borrow up to 10 movies per month from Kanopy (Views of educational content for children available on Kanopy Kids are unlimited and therefore not counted against this number).
  • Once borrowed, you can view the movie an unlimited number of times within a 72 hour period.
  • Titles are always available -- no wait times!
  • Kanopy is also compatible for hearing (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired customers (compatible with technologies such as JAWS). is an online education service presented by LinkedIn that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills.
Udemy offers over 4000 courses in the areas of business, tech, and personal development.
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Brainfuse offers online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles. These services include: live tutoring, skills building, and much more.
Safari Books offers eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications.
Find more eLearning and digital resources on our Research & Learn page. Find links to government information, geneology resources, consumer help, and more!.


Listen Now! Classical, Jazz, World, Classic Rock, and other genres streamed to your computer or device.


Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining movies, TV Series, animated storybooks, and more. Click on Go to Kanopy Kids when you get to Kanopy.
Overdrive eReading Room for Kids contains a varied collection of picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and more for children through ages 11.
Overdrive eReading Room for Teens has a variety of graphic novels, non-fiction and fiction books, and audiobooks for the 11 - 17 crowd.
Tumblebooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

Need Help?


For other problems with Safari, Gale Virtual Reference, or Testing and Education Reference Center, or other digital resource please contact us.