eBooks at GCLS

GCLS offers free eBooks to all Gloucester County Library System cardholders through Overdrive, Hoopla, EbscoHOST, and Gale! You can also find technical help here.

Did you know that we also have free eMagazines you can read on your computer, laptop or mobile device? All you need is your library card!

 

Hoopla

Overdrive

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Your source for free eBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies/TV, and more! Available to stream on any computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Visit our Hoopla Information Page for more information.

Check out our quick and visual guides to help get you started with Hoopla:

Hoopla App Quick Guide

Hoopla App Visual Guide

Hoopla Help Videos

Click to Access Overdrive

Your source for free downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks through the South Jersey Regional Download Center! Available for most computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Visit our Overdrive Information Page for more information.

Check out our quick and visual guides to help get you started with Overdrive:

Overdrive App Quick Guide

Overdrive App Visual Guide

Overdrive Help Videos

You can also us the Libby app to read OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

EBSCO eBooks

Click to Access Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference books that can be searched like a database.

They can only be read online in your web browser and cannot be downloaded or transferred to any devices.

Click to Access EBSCO eBooks

EBSCOhost also has a collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. The eBooks are mostly nonfiction reference books.

The ebooks that are available to download are in Adobe Protected PDF format and can be read offline on any computer or mobile device that has Adobe Digital Editions.

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 eBook Help and Support

eBook Quick Start Guides

eBook Visual Step-by-Step Guides

Frequently Asked Questions about eBooks

We have created a FAQ document to help answer your questions about the types of ebook collections available at GCLS.

Additional Help Resources

Need Help with Overdrive?

Extensive Help Documentation is available on the Overdrive (via the South Jersey Audiobook and eBook Download Center) website. This Help section describes how to use the site, the Adobe Digital Editions software, the Overdrive Media Console, which devices are compatible with Overdrive eBooks, and more.

Having trouble accessing Overdrive on your Nook Color or Nook Tablet? Please note that Overdrive is no longer supported on these devices and Barnes and Noble has discontinued the Nook Store, so the app is now obsolete on these devices. You can continue to download eBooks through Overdrive by connnecting your Nook to a computer or laptop. Detailed instructions are available on the Overdrive Help website.

Need Help with Hoopla?

Extensive Help Documentation is available on the Hoopla site. This FAQ describes how to adjust your account settings, stream content, handles technical questions, and more.

Technical Support

If you require technical assistance, you can contact library eBook tech support at ebooks@gcls.org.