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eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines

eBooks & eAudiobooks

Go digital with Ajax Public Library! We provide downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, video and music through a variety of innovative digital apps listed below:

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Over 19,000 popular eBooks and downloadable audiobooks to borrow! Two Apps to choose from: Libby our ground-breaking simple new App for iOS, Android and Windows 10 computers.  Just a few taps to find and borrow a title.  Or choose the Overdrive App, available on your mobile device (Apple AppStore or Google Play).  Use Adobe Digital Editions on your PC to move titles to an eReader. 
Download our handy guides for the Overdrive App: Smart Device Step by Step or eReader Step by Step; or access Overdrive Help. If you are experiencing compatibility issues with OverDrive, please click here for help.

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Freading has over 58,000 eBooks, including more than 1,000 eBooks in Spanish and the popular Lonely Planet Travel Guides. Available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google Play.


Borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and more with your library card.  Download and listen on your Smart Device, or stream on your PC (Apple AppStore and Google Play). Click on 'Sign Up' to get started

Gale Virtual Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of specialized reference eBooks and encyclopedias for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online.

eReading Room

eReading Room
A child safe environment of chapter books, picture books and easy readers just for kids. Available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google Play.

Ebsco NetLibrary
Electronic books in a variety of subject areas.


Tumblebooks Collection
Tumblebooks Library: animated, talking picture books in English, French (BiblioEnfants) and Spanish for Elementary School aged students. TumbleBookCloudJunior: ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction book, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books for kids in Grades 3 to 6. A login app is available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google Play.  Items stream to your app but do not download.




Download or browse the latest issues of many popular magazines on your computer, tablet, or phone. With Flipster, there are no holds and no waiting! The app is available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google PlayNeed help? Download the Flipster Getting Started Guide. 

Searchable eMagazines
Search, read, download or share articles in HTML or PDF Format

  • Canadian Business: Excellent source for market news, investing, technology, economy and Canadian Industry.
  • Time: Breaking news and analysis from Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.
  • People: Get the latest news about celebrities, royals, music, TV and real people.
  • National Geographic: a premium resource for science, exploration and adventure