EBooks & Audio Books

Streaming Services

Due to the merger between RBDigital and OverDrive some RBDigital streaming services are no longer available.  The Great Courses can be found at a new Ulster County Libraries Overdrive and Libby app.  You can also find some e-books and e-audio on this site. More video on demand services will be added as they become available. 

You can add Ulster County Library Association as another Library to your OverDrive account and Libby app by following these directions

These services are provided by funds from the Ulster County Legislature and are available to all residents of Ulster County with a library card.

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Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive with your library card. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
OverDrive Ebooks & Audio Books

You can browse the collection, borrow with your library card, and enjoy on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader. Borrowed ebooks, audiobooks and more can be enjoyed immediately in your web browser or can be downloaded to the free Libby app for mobile devices. Digital titles can also be enjoyed on tablets and eReader devices such as the iPad®, NOOK®, and Kindle®.

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All programs are FREE with your library card. Open a world of infinite possibilities. Get your library card today!

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hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service allowing you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and stream TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime, anywhere! Each patron may borrow 5 items per month.

Tumble Book Library for Kids

Access animated picture books online. Download free books and the free Tumble Reader to enjoy ebooks offline too.

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

You must access the libraries from these links. You will automatically be logged in.

K-6 children’s eBook database

K-6 math eBook database

GR 7-12 eBook database

All ages audio book database

A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

Get Your Library Card

All programs are FREE with your library card. Open a world of infinite possibilities. Get your library card today!

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Need Help Using Library Apps

Help is available at the library on Wednesdays from 2-3pm.

You must register using the Highland Public Library calendar or via e-mail. Contact the library for more information at (845) 691-2275.

Online tutorials are also available.