Consult our eLibrary when you want free reading materials delivered electronically to your home computer, iPad, Kindle, Nook, eReader, or phone. Set up an account with each of these providers and use your library card to check out eBooks, movies, music, magazines, and more. Download the mobile apps to read on the go.
The New Overdrive is called Libby: Easily borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks on a wide variety of compatible tablets, phones, and computers. For help please visit the Libby/Overdrive help site.
Hoopla! Instantly borrow free movies, television shows, audiobooks and music albums with your library card.
Axis 360: Borrow e-books and e-audiobooks and download to your portable device.
RBdigital: Formerly called Zinio, read complete digital editions of popular magazines in your browser or download to your mobile device with RBdigital for libraries. Keep magazines for as long as you wish.
e-Sequels provides lists of novels in order of publication. Terrific search tool to find the next book in a series.
Self publish your books using Self-e.
Pronunciator: Learn a new language or brush up on your language skills. Download the app for on-the-go learning. Funded by the Paul Pratt Memorial Library.
EBSCO: e-books on a variety of topics for students and researchers.
ConsumerReports Online: Access this site using your Cohasset library card. Funded by the Paul Pratt Memorial Library.
Lynda.com: This online learning site hosts a growing library of 3,000+ courses for individual and professional development. Funded by the Paul Pratt Memorial Library.
Commonwealth e-Book Collections: Funded by the Massachusetts Library System, this collection gives you access to popular fiction and non-fiction e-books and e-audiobooks (Axis 360), primary sources, historical documents, videos, images and more (Biblioboard), and more e-books for students and personal interest (eBookCentral).