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Axis 360

Axis 360 features eBook bestsellers with shorter hold queues.

BiblioBoard Library

California Indie-Authors, Library Journal SELF-e Selects picks, and local content.

Business Plans Handbook

Volumes 40-44. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.


cloudLibrary is an Adult Fiction and Nonfiction Lucky Day Collection. It works with your Mac or Windows computer, eReader, iOS or Android device, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, & Nook.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. It does this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge.

EBSCO eBooks

Read fiction, nonfiction, business, and academic titles on your computer or device.  Checkout on the EBSCO site and use with an app.

enki Library

Enki was created by libraries for libraries. The collection includes over 70,000 titles from popular fiction and nonfiction genres including romance, mysteries, travel, technical, crafts, cooking and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - eBooks

Search or browse eBooks on Business, Cooking & Food, Kids interest, and more!

hoopla Digital

Read eBooks and eComics, listen to eAudiobooks and music, watch movies and TV.

HyRead 電子書和有聲書

With HyRead you can access Chinese language eBooks and eAudiobooks on a variety of topics including current events, science, technology, beauty, health, and many more.

LearningExpress Library Complete

eBooks, tutorials, and practice tests related to academic support, college & career preparation, citizenship, and more.

Libby App by OverDrive

Enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines by downloading and using the Libby app by OverDrive.

LOTE (Languages Other Than English) Online for Kids (Digital picture books for children)

Kids can now enjoy more than 1300 digital picture books in over 45 languages along with English translations. New stories and languages are added regularly.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Use online learning content and tools to learn new technologies and research business trends. O'Reilly provides access to eBooks, videos, learning paths and case studies.


Recent bestsellers, popular fiction and nonfiction, and more.  Features eBooks in English, Español, 中文, 한국어, русский; (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian).

Palace Project

Use a single app to access a wide selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from vendors such as Axis360, cloudLibrary, enki, and Overdrive, as well as titles available only from Palace.


Access a variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks from one app! Titles include ePub format titles from Overdrive, cloudLibrary, enki, Axis360, and more.