eBooks and magazines


Access eBooks and eAudiobooks online with your library card. Sign them out and download them to your device. As of August 1, 2021, digital magazines are available through PressReader and The Economist is available in our catalogue. 

Helpful video tutorials: 

How to Borrow eBooks from RHPL's OverDrive Collection (PC)

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Watch a movie or TV series, listen to music or an audiobook, or read an eBook. Streamed content from hoopla is available for online or mobile access.

Please note that hoopla is no longer supported in Internet Explorer; using an alternative browser, such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari, is encouraged.

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PressReader offers over 7,000 publications (magazines and newspapers) in over 60+ languages from over 120 countries. With the Press Reader App, periodicals can be downloaded and read anywhere! Sign-up today with your library card or access via Hotspot on the library wireless network.

PressReader is free with your RHPL card. Click on the link below to access PressReader. In the top right corner, select the profile image, and select "Library or Group." Follow the prompts to connect PressReader to your RHPL account and access the service for free.

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Online Book Clubs

Join one of our Online Book Clubs and have a chapter delivered to your email inbox daily for one week. If you like the book, then you will need to either place a hold for the print copy, or find it on one of our eBook platforms. Choose from Fiction, Non-Fiction, Teen, Business, Romance, Good News, Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Audio Books and Classics.

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BookFlix is an online literary resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. Try out these online books for preschoolers through third-graders.


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TrueFlix is an online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

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ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build a lasting interest in science, technology, and engineering. Curriculum-driven leveled content is integrated with interactive features and intuitive navigation in this highly engaging mobile-ready science resource. With its emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, and so much more.

Areas of study include:

  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Health and Human Body
  • Physical Science
  • Technology and Engineering

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EBook Central

EBook Central provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information. Subject coverage: Business & economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & technology, History & political science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary & area studies, Language, literature & linguistics, Law, international relations & public policy, Life sciences, Medical, Nursing & allied health, Physical sciences, Psychology & social work, Religion, philosophy & classics, Sociology & anthropology

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EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a collection of over 8,000 eBook titles. This collection is a mix of fiction and non-fiction with a broad range of topics. There is a collection of fiction and non-fiction books for children and teens.

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Cantook Station

Cantook Station est un service fourni par SOLS. Il réalise une grande variété de collections genre de fiction dans le roman, détective horreur et la science-fiction et du fantastique. Catégories de non-fiction les plus populaires sont la cuisine, Voyage, biographie, santé & bien-être, et les loisirs.

Les enfants et les collections Jeune adulte sont disponibles à partir de La courte échelle, Éditions de la Paix, Éditions du Boréal, ainsi que l'ensemble Backlist de Dominique et compagnie

Cantook Station has a wide variety of genre fiction collections in romance, detective horror and science fiction and fantasy. Popular non-fiction categories include cooking, travel, biography, health & well-being, and hobbies.

As of May 10, 2021, you'll need your RHPL card number and PIN to log in to Cantook Station.

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