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Digital Books / Magazines

Need help with the services below? The library offers one-on-one appointments to help you get started. Appointments are available Monday evenings or Wednesday mornings on a first come first served basis. To make an appointment, please call (925) 373-5570 or visit us in person.

Zinio eMagazines

Zinio eMagazines
Full-color, interactive digital magazines. Always available, keep as long as you like.
FAQs     App for Android      App for iPad/iPhone       Desktop Computer Instructions


Livermore Public Digital Library (OverDrive)     Popular downloadable ebooks and eaudiobooks through OverDrive.
How To Videos     Get Started     eBook Help     eAudiobook Help     Troubleshooting     Compatible Devices & Platforms

enki Library

enki Library     Collection of 50k+ fiction gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction ebooks. Checkout and download EPUB or PDF formats to most devices, or read online. Not compatible with Kindle eReaders. You can borrow up to 20 enki ebooks at a time for up to 3 weeks and up to 20 holds are allowed.
Getting Started       Getting Started Video Tutorial       Help


FREADING      30,000+ ebooks--always available, no need to place holds.  Download and read on your computer, or get the free Freading app for iPhone or iPad, most Android devices, Nook and other ereaders and Kindle Fire (not other Kindle devices). Borrow up to 12 ebooks per week. Each loan has a 2-week lending period. Books can be renewed by going back to the book display on the website and hitting the download button again.
FAQs           When you log in, capitalize the "PLIV" in your library barcode.


books24x7      A collection of full-text books that may be read online. Look for IT and other technical topics in or read about health and wellness, daily living (consumer tips, financial) and more in the collection.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)      General-interest fiction and nonfiction eBooks, CliffsNotes™, computer and career manuals, etc. to read online or download and transfer to compatible devices.
EBSCO eBooks Quick Guide        EBSCO eBooks How-To Guide.

EBSCO eAudiobooks      Download and listen to fiction audiobooks on your computer, or transfer to supported devices. EBSCO eAudiobooks How-To Guide.

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