Many people have decided to switch to e-books, thanks to the instant gratification of finding what you want to read and downloading it to your device in only moments. If you’ve joined this reading revolution, or if you’re thinking about testing the waters, check out the digital book catalogs at BCPL’s partner sites. 

Both Hoopla and Kentucky Libraries Unbound/Overdrive offer easy-to-use apps that make searching, downloading, and reading a dream. If you're a Kindle user, they integrate seamlessly with your Kindle device to make it easier for you to enjoy the books you're looking for.

  • Kentucky Libraries Unbound

    Kentucky Libraries Unbound powered by OverDrive allows you to download audio books, e-books, video, and music to your PC, Mac®, or one of many mobile devices.You can check out up to 10 items at a time with your library card and PIN. Certain software downloads are required for use (OverDrive® Media Console™ for audiobooks, music, and video; Adobe® Digital Editions for e-books).

  • Hoopla

    Hoopla is a streaming video, music, e-book, and audiobook service bringing thousands of movies, TV shows, full music albums, and audiobooks directly to your computer or mobile device—with instant, simultaneous access and NO WAITLISTS or late fines, ever! Plus, with the recent addition of Highlights for Children, Hoopla now offers digital magazines!

  • Ebook and Texts Archive (Internet Archive)

    The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 10,000,000 fully accessible books and texts. There is also a collection of 300,000 modern e-books that may be borrowed or downloaded by the print-disabled at OpenLibrary.org.