The newest app for e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive. The same books you love, but in a totally new and redesigned app. One-step setup process, and download books with one tap!

Do your children use Libby? Add a child-friendly filter by clicking on the plus-sign button at the top center of the home page. Then choose "Juvenile" under the "Audience" filter.

Help and Instructions
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You can also read directly on your internet browser on our OverDrive homepage, our Society & Culture page, and our página en español

Some Libby app features, like Patron Recommendations and multilingual support, will be available in early 2018. Until then, please continue using the original OverDrive app to recommend books.

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Comics Plus

Comics Plus brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. 

Recommended for:
» Any web-connected computer or device
» iPhone or iPad

» ComicsPlus Instructions

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For Children 

» TumbleBook Library
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» TumbleBook español
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» TumbleBook Cloud Jr
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E-books, audiobooks, and magazines for any Hidalgo County library card holder! You can read on your tablet, smartphone, or desktop computer after creating an RBdigital account and downloading the app or computer program.

Create your account by clicking on the "Register" link in the top right corner of the RBdigital page. Help, FAQ's, troubleshooting tips, and a help request form can be found here:   

RBdigital accounts cannot be created in the app or computer program. You must create your account with the "Register" link on the webpage in your internet browser.

Also note: You cannot read the book in the internet browser on your computer. You must download the appropriate desktop app from the list below.

Mobile Apps         


Desktop Apps

eBooks on PC & Mac
Audiobooks on PC
Audiobooks on Mac

Free eBook Websites

Project Gutenberg
Offers over 42,000 free ebooks in epub and Kindle format. Download them to a device, a computer or read them online.

Baen Free Library
Offers free science fiction and fantasy ebooks in a variety of formats by popular authors.

Internet Archive
The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 6,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks.