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Free Downloadable eBooks

Fontana Regional Library offers access to eBooks that can be downloaded for all ages, for a variety of devices, and from a variety of sources.


e-iNC Digital Library Consortium NC Kids Digital Library

e-iNC Digital Library

Fontana Regional Library patrons can access our e-iNC Digital Library which contains thousands of eBooks, digital Audiobooks, eMagazines and digital periodicals that you can play on your computer or device using the Overdrive app or the Libby app. Find the free OverDrive or Libby app in the App Store on your device and login with your library card information.

You can also find juvenile fiction and nonfiction titles in our eReading Room for Kids and selection for the tween, teen, & young adult reader in the Teens Digital Library!

NC Kids Digital Library

Designed for kids in pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library includes eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read-Alongs you can access online or through the OverDrive app, from virtually any computer, tablet, or smartphone. These materials are instantly available for anyone with a library card and internet access via a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Check out the Never-ending Reading Collection for a list of always available books and resources. These eBooks can be check out anytime and there are no checkout limits- great to use for the classroom or book club who wants to read together!

OverDrive App

Download audiobooks and eBooks from your libraryVisit the OverDrive Help Portal or contact your local library for assistance. The OverDrive app is available for:

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Kindle e-Readers
  • Windows Phone
  • Windows 8 & 10
  • Windows Desktop
  • Mac

eBooks from NCLiveNC Live eBook Collections

NCLive's eBooks collection provides North Carolina’s libraries with access to over 26,000 eBook titles, almost all of which are downloadable! Many of these titles are non-fiction, including information in literature, health, technology, self help, history, social sciences, career development, reference books, and more.

Homegrown eBooks

Home Grown eBooksHomegrown eBooks is a new eBook project that gives NC library patrons unlimited access to more than 1,200 eBook titles from North Carolina-based publishers through Biblioboard. This collection offers a wide range of content, including novels by popular North Carolina authors, poetry, short stories, and non-fiction. 
Unlike traditional library eBooks, you will not have to place a hold or wait for an eBook to become available. eBooks can be read online in a web browser or you can download them to your personal devices via the BiblioBoard Library app.

Open LibraryOpen Library

Over 200,000 more downloadable eBooks are available through a partnership with Open Library, including fiction, young adult and children’s titles.

Other Free Online Collections

Other collections available through NCLive include: