e-Books & Downloads

Digital Media Library

Check out our interactive and downloadable resources for both adults and children. These eBooks and audio files can be downloaded to your computer, to a portable eReader, or to a mobile device with the installation of an appropriate app. Several of the resources can be accessed directly from your computer without any download.

Need help checking out library e-books and e-audiobooks? In-person help and instruction is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 – 11 am and 4 – 5 pm. Bring your library card, e-reader, and account login information for Amazon or Barnes & Noble, your iPad, MP3 player, laptop or other device, to the Reference desk at the scheduled time. No registration required. For questions about what to bring, call (409) 763 – 8854 ext. 115 or email reference@rosenberg-library.org. Or you can chat with our helpful librarians Monday – Friday from 10 am – 5 pm: Ask a Librarian.
 

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books accessible from the library or at home – a computer with an Internet connection is the only necessity! Many patrons can listen to the same book at the same time. Browse. Click. Listen. It’s that easy!

Houston Area Digital Media Catalog

Houston Area Digital Media Catalog
Houston Area Digital Media Catalog includes a constantly expanding selection of current and popular ebook, audiobook, and video titles. Over 19,000 items available to check out with your library card for FREE. Click the button above to access Houston Area Digital Media Catalog via your web browser.

Meet the Libby App
Install the Libby app for easy access to Houston Area Digital Media Catalog books and videos on Android, iPhone, and Microsoft 10 devices. Link your library card to the Libby app to read, listen to audiobooks, or watch videos on your smartphone or tablet. 

Libby Help
Have questions about Libby? Click the button above for frequently asked questions and assistance with the Libby app.

hoopla
Stream music, audiobooks, movies, and television shows for free with your library card! This works with Android or iOS devices or on any computer with an Internet connection.
Users can download the free hoopla app:

EBSCO eBook Collection

More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. EBSCO’s eBook collection includes titles from the world’s leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers.

Kanopy
Kanopy includes acclaimed movies and documentaries on-demand from award-winning filmmakers. Browse the collections of top film-festival favorites, classic films, world cinema and popular movies. With new films added every week, Kanopy allows you to access an unrivaled collection of over 30,000 films including documentaries and The Great Courses learning experiences. Available via your iOS and Android devices, smart tv apps, or a web browser.
Users can download the free Kanopy app: