Downloads and Streaming Media
Find eBooks, eMagazines, films and downloadable Audiobooks for your PC, smartphone, Kindle, Nook, iPad or other portable devices. Accessible in all Pratt Library locations or from home with your library card.
eBooks and eAudiobooks: Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium
- Includes popular eBooks and downloadable Audiobooks for adults, teens, and children, including beginning readers
- Log in at the Consortium website with Pratt library card
- OverDrive Help and Videos
- eBook Lending Policy
eBooks and eAudiobooks: OneClickdigital
- Popular, full-color interactive digital magazines with unlimited access to content. Zinio is accessible via a wide variety of devices.
- Instructions for creating account and checking out magazines. Shares the same user login with InstantFlix.
Streaming Films: InstantFlix: Powered by IndieFlix
- Unlimited streaming of thousands of award-winning independent and foreign films via the most popular devices.
- Instructions for details. Shares the same user login with Zinio.
Computer Books and Tech Manuals: Safari Books Online
- Includes computer programming, web development, and digital photography
- Learn Photoshop, XHTML and CSS, or Facebook and eBay tips from the experts
- For online reading on web enabled devices
Websites with free eBooks
- Project Gutenberg - Classics and more.
- Many Books - Over 29,000 free ebooks searchable by genre, series, language, plus several "most popular" lists.
- Book Yards Along with downloadable ebooks, many authors have accompanying biographical information.
- International Children's Digital Library - A collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary
children's books from throughout the world.
- Obooko - New and established authors can publish their work for free on this site.