Downloadable book formats include audiobooks, to which you listen, and eBooks and magazines, which you read on your computer, tablet or compatible eBook reader. Check out and download books from the comfort of your own home!
To borrow audiobooks, eBooks and magazines from our downloadable services, you will need:
- a current Manchester City Library card with less than $10.00 in fines. Please see our Circulation Policies for information on what documentation you'll need to obtain or renew a library card.
- Internet access
- your library card PIN/password (3M Cloud Library only)
The Manchester City Library is pleased to announce the expansion of its eBook service with the addition of the 3M Cloud Library. Completely integrated into the library catalog, this service makes finding, checking out and downloading eBooks easier than it has ever been before. Note: 3M Cloud Library is not yet compatible with Amazon Kindle readers except for the Kindle Fire.
Download the free 3M Cloud Library app or shop your device's app store.
Search for 3M Cloud Library eBooks in the catalog
OverDrive offers audiobooks, eBooks and now magazines.
To listen to audiobooks:
Download the free OverDrive app or shop your device's app store.
To read eBooks:
All users, except Amazon Kindle users, will need an Adobe ID.
Laptop and desktop users will need to download Adobe Digital Editions.
Tablet and smartphone users will need to download the OverDrive app.
Amazon Kindle users will need an account with Amazon.com.
To read magazines:
Download the free Nook App or shop your device's app store. Requires Barnes and Noble account. Not available on Kindle devices.
Search for downloadable books and magazines from OverDrive
Your desktop or laptop will need a compatible web browser.