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e-Books & Digital Media

Welcome to the Akron-Summit County Public Library Digital Media page where you can learn to download books, audiobooks, music, and videos. All of these are downloadable to your computer, tablet, smart phone, or other electronic device; some are readable online and do not require downloading.

For access, you will need a valid Akron-Summit County Public Library card in good standing and your library PIN. Please note that while Digital Media may be downloaded onto a home or office computer, these items are not accessible on the library's computers.

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Borrow free movies, TV shows, eBooks, comics, music and audiobooks on hoopla. Thousands of titles are always available for instant streaming or temporary download to the hoopla app on mobile devices. Start browsing hoopla today!

To get started, register at the hoopla webpage. You can also register with your mobile device. Just download the hoopla digital app in the Apple App Store, Google Play store, or Amazon Appstore.

A hoopla user guide and FAQ page are available for assistance. You can also check out the hoopla support page for further guidance. Should you have additional questions, contact the Technology Center at 330-643-9145.

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Download free e-Books, audiobooks, music and more to your favorite device! All with just your Akron-Summit County Public Library card, account must be in good standing, and our digital lending library from OverDrive.

This service lends e-books, audiobooks, music and video to thousands of libraries worldwide. Library patrons can find and enjoy titles on just about any modern device in seconds with no downloading necessary. e-Books have never been easier.

Check out our extensive e-Reader guide section and start your e-Book experience anytime.

Access our Overdrive digital lending library catalog here.

Should you have additional questions, contact the Electronic Services Division at 330-643-9145.

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We've added thousands of digital audiobooks to our collection through OneClick Digital. This free new service gives you access to over 3,000 unlimited-use titles from classics like Jane Eyre to the Sookie Stackhouse mysteries, and a wide variety of non-fiction titles.

Click here to create a OneClick Digital Digital account, or start with one of the video tutorials.

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The Zinio Digital Newstand Platform offers you full digital copies of your favorite magazines which you can view on your computer or mobile device. We have purchased access to many of your favorite popular and specialty magazines. You now have unlimited access to this entire collection, with more titles being added soon!

Click here to view the Zinio User Guide or check out their Frequently Asked Questions.

Click here to set up your Zinio account or log in with your existing account.

  • You will be asked to enter your email address and library card number. Then click the "log in" button . 
  • Click on the magazine(s) you would like to view. 
  • You will be asked to create a free Zinio account, or log in if you have an existing Zinio account. 

Zinio magazines may be read on a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices. Click on the device that best suites your needs to download your free app now:  PCMac,  iPhoneiPadAndroidKindle Fire and Blackberry Playbook.

Other Digital Media Sources

The Akron-Summit County Public Library also provides various digital media options through these outlets:

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