PPLD's eLibrary houses all of our eMaterials: eBooks, eAudios, eComics, eMagazines, eMusic, and eVideos. Most you check-out, but some you can keep forever!

InformationeLibrary resources require a valid library card number and PIN

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PPLD App (Android, iOS)

Download the Pikes Peak Library District app! Our app is fast and easy to use. It offers streamlined management of your library card account, and access to all the online resources your library card has to offer.

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Libby, The Library reading App from Overdrive

Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started.

Download the Libby app
Access the PPLD Libby webpage here

Please note: OverDrive’s EPUB eAudiobook format can no longer be used for checkout directly from the online catalog. Please use the Libby app or PPLD’s OverDrive website to obtain that format.



Freading: eBooks

Freading has over 100,000 titles that are from more than 1,100 publishers including HarperCollins, Harlequin, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sourcebooks and Lonely Planet. All titles are available all the time. You will need to Download Adobe Digital Editions to use Freading on a computer, or the Freading app for Android and Apple devices. Click here for instructions.

Formats: EPUB and PDF

Check-out Limit: 3 books/week

Loan Period: 2 weeks

Click here for help.

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Freegal - eMusic

Freegal® Music is a free music service that offers access to 16 million songs, and is comprised of music from over 40,000 labels, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. The music originates from over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. PPLD patrons can download five songs a week and stream 24/7. Enjoy ad-free listening and new releases!

Format: MP3/Streaming

Check-out Limit: 5 downloads/week, unlimited streaming

Loan Period: Unlimited

Click here for help.

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Hoopla - eMusic, eVideos, eComics, eBooks, eAudios

Start using Hoopla digital today to begin borrowing free digital video, music, books, and comics with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch or read on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Format: MP3

Check-out Limit: 10/month

Loan Period: eMusic = 1 week; Movies/Television = 3 days; eComics = 21 days, eBooks = 21 days, eAudios = 21 days

Click here for help. Still need help? Contact Hoopla support.

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Indie Author Project - eBooks

Access unique content through Biblioboard, including indie eBooks and curated digital exhibits and collections from PPLD. The Indie Author Project allows self-published authors to submit their original work for circulation in Biblioboard, making your eBook visible at PPLD and other Colorado libraries, as well as at libraries worldwide. Read online only.

Want to submit your eBook? Click here to get started.

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Kanopy - eVideos

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. 

You have 30 tickets each month to check out content. Titles will check out for 3 - 21 days, depending on running time. Kanopy has a monthly budget cap. Once the monthly budget is reached, users will get the error message “Access is currently limited per your library's request.” Checkouts resume when the library’s budget resets the following month.

Check-out Limit: 30 tickets/month

Loan Period: varies

Need help? Search Kanopy help.

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TumbleBooks: eBooks, eVideos

Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Read online only.


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TumbleBookCloud Junior - elementary school chapter books and videos

Click here for an overview.


Gale Virtual Reference Library - eBooks

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