The library closes for Thanksgiving at 5PM on Wednesday, 11/22, and reopens Saturday, 11/25 at 9AM. The west wing Reading Room remains closed for renovations.

eBooks & eAudio

Q: What is Overdrive?

A: Overdrive provides access to the Minuteman Library Network collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks; it powers the Digital Media Catalog.

Q: What’s on Overdrive? A: Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks including bestsellers, fiction and nonfiction, children’s collections, and young adult materials. There are a few movies in Overdrive, too.  See for yourself.

Q: How do I sign up?

A: Grab your library card – or if you have a Username for your Online Library Account you can use that – and create an account with an email address. You can read books in your browser, or read in the Overdrive app (or other eBook apps, including Kindle).

Q: What is hoopla?

A: hoopla is like free Netflix, PLUS music and audiobooks. Users can stream (or download to the app) 8 titles a month.

Q: What’s on hoopla?

A: Award winning movies, Disney titles, niche and foreign films, exercise videos; TV series for adults and children; music from Grateful Dead to Ariana Grande; best selling audiobooks for every age. This service provides a simultaneous use license, so everyone can instantly watch any title, no waiting, no holds. See for yourself.

Q: How do I sign up?

A: Grab your library card, and Sign Up Now with an email address and the library card number.  Then search, borrow, stream, and enjoy.

Q: What is Zinio?

A: Zinio is a digital newsstand that hosts library subscriptions to over 40 popular magazines.  List of current subscriptions.

Q: What’s on Zinio?

A: A wide variety of magazines so there is something for everyone: including, The New Yorker, OK! Magazine, Vogue, Bon Appetit, Mother Earth News, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest.  See for yourself.

Q: How do I sign up?

A: Grab your library card, and Sign Up Now by clicking in the upper right “Create New Account.” You’ll be prompted to authenticate with your library card number, and then sign up with your email address. You can then browse and checkout to read magazines instantly.