Digital Collections

Enjoy thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, movies & more with the digital collections from Sewickley Public Library and the Allegheny County Library Association. Explore the collections below. For more digital resources, visit the county’s eLibrary website.


EBOOKS & AUDIOBOOKS

OverDrive is our largest digital ebook & audiobook collection. Find adult, teen, and children’s fiction, nonfiction, popular authors, current and backlist titles, including Kindle. Download titles directly to your device or computer. On the go? Download the Libby app for an better user-experience (not available for Kindle). These titles work like the books on our shelves – if available, borrow it now! If not, place a hold to get the item when it becomes available.

Hoopla offers thousands of free ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and music – available to check out immediately. Simply use your library card to create and account and begin downloading titles right now! Check out up to 15 titles per month. Access hoopla from a phone, tablet or desktop. Ability to watch/listen offline – so you can take all of your great titles with you!

Other ebook resources:

eBooks on Ebsco  – A broad range of nonfiction, with some fiction titles, for children, teens, and adults. Compatible with some eReaders, but not Kindle.

Project Gutenberg – More than 33,000 free books for any eReader, mostly classics and public domain works. (Non-Library Site)

Open Library – An ambitious project from the Internet Archive, with a goal of creating a web page for every book ever published. For now you’ll find the classics. (Non-Library Site)


MOVIES/MUSIC

Kanopy Thoughtful Entertainment

An award-winning streaming video collection of over 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and more.

Offers thousands of free movies & music albums – available to check out immediately. Use your library card to create an account and begin downloading titles right now! Check out up to 15 titles per month.


MAGAZINES

All magazines are free to checkout for anyone with a library card from any Allegheny County library. Access over 70 titles from your computer or download the app!

Check out dozens of lifestyle, hobby, health, & fashion magazines through OverDrive. Download as many as you want – they don’t affect your max checkout count. Works with the Libby app!

Get unbiased product reviews, ratings, buying guides, and more at your fingertips. Library card holders have unlimited access to Consumer Reports online


RESEARCH

Looking to do some research? Get access to dozens of databases through the library’s collection! From homework help and consumer buying guides to language learning and resume templates, find what you’re looking for with these online resources.

Need help getting started? Check out our How-To Guide for eResources.