Download Digital Content

E-books. E-audiobooks, Videos & Music

Johnson County Public Library offers downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks, music, movies and television programs, free of charge to cardholders. You can stream or download titles to your home computer, smartphone or tablet device.

NOTE: compatibility varies by format and device; the Kindle Paperwhite is not compatible with our collections.

Click below to access our downloadable collections.

Need help accessing our downloadable collections? Cheat sheets and frequently asked questions are a click away on the toolbar at the left. If you need personalized assistance, text your questions to 317-900-4542, or chat live with a librarian.

Our e-book service, Cloud Library, contains over 9000 popular fiction and nonfiction titles for readers of all ages. You can read Cloud Library titles on your computer and on many e-readers and mobile devices. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions and links to downloadable apps for your mobile devices, visit the Cloud Library Support Site.

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You can stream and download free movies, music, audiobooks, television shows, e-books and comics on your computer and mobile devices using Hoopla. Our Hoopla @ JCPL page includes much more information.

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Kanopy is a streaming, on-demand video service offering over 30,000 carefully selected films from the Criterion Collection, Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Visit our getting started with Kanopy page to find out more.

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You can check out and download magazines on your computer and mobile devices with RBDigital Magazines. (formerly Zinio)
Current and back issues for over 70 popular magazines are available, including Better Homes and Gardens, Indianapolis Monthly, and Food Network Magazine
User Guide/Download the RBDigital App

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Downloadable audiobooks for all ages are available via RBDigital. You can listen to RBDigital titles on your computer and on many MP3 players and other portable audio devices.
User Guide/Download the RBDigital App

EBSCO E-books, provided to Indiana residents by INSPIRE, offers a broad range of nonfiction titles including business & career titles, Cliffs Notes, and books on self-help and personal development.

There are a number of other places on the Internet to download free & legal e-books and other digital content. We've collected some of those resources on our page for Other Sources of Free E-books.