The Milford Public Library is pleased to offer a wide variety of eBooks/audiobooks and digital magazines for your enjoyment. For all services, you must have a valid Milford Public Library card.
Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone — even on your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. You can check out five titles per month.
Most Movies and TV episodes are available for 72 hours (3 days) from the time you borrow the title. Some publishers limit the borrow time to 48 hours (2 days).
Most Music albums are available for 7 days from the time you borrow the title.
Most Audiobooks, Comics, and eBooks are available for 21 days from the time you borrow the title.
Items can also be streamed or downloaded onto the hoopla app, which is available in your device's app store for iOS, Android and the following Kindles: Kindle Fire (2015 models only), Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" 3rd and 4th Gen and Kindle Fire HD 6", 7", 8", and 10". There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from with more being added daily. Read more>
Library ebooks and e-audio books are loaned through Overdrive, our digital media collection service. You can browse and check out books through Overdrive's Libby app or you can also browse and check out digital items directly through the Milford Library catalog. You can check out up to 10 titles at one time with a loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days.
If you have no reading device, many books are available in Overdrive Read, a browser based reading app that works on a computer. When you select a title, click borrow, then choose “Read Now” on the loans page; an app will open the book. A menu in the upper left corner will help you navigate.
Nook, Sony and other older e-readers older use the Adobe Digital Editions program to manage library e-books. For detailed instructions, visit the following page: https://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481624
First-time users can sign up for Overdrive through the Libby App:
For IOS users, download the app here.
For Android users, download the app here.
For those using a Windows 10 computer, download the app here.
Overdrive is also compatible with Kindle readers. Kindle Fire users can download the app or use the browser method and check out items through their Amazon account.
Once you complete this one-time process, you are ready to start browsing the downloadable audiobooks and ebooks.
General OverDrive Help:
With RBDigital, you can easily check out and read full digital copies of over 250 magazines such as Newsweek, Bon Appetit, Fitness, Forbes, National Geographic, Ladies Home Journal, O magazine and many more. Magazines can be viewed on a computer or on many mobile devices including tablets and smartphones. Best of all, you keep the magazines in your account as long as you want – they never expire and there are no overdue fees.
1. Click here to open the RBDigital website.
2. Click Create New Account near the top right.
3. Enter your name, library card number, email address, and create a password.
4. Browse and select a magazine you want to checkout.
5. Click Start Reading. You will now be able to read your magazine.
To read a magazine from your device:
1.Visit your device’s app store to download and install the free RBDigital app.
2.Use the RBDigital app to read your magazines that you have selected from the library's magazine collection link.
General RBDigital Help:
- RBDigital Tutorial Video
- RBDigital Frequently Asked Questions
- RBDigital User’s Guide and Instructions
Tumblebooks (e-books for e-kids!)
For login, use milfordlib
For password, use libra
Then input your library card number