Downloads and Streaming Media
Find eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, movies, and more for your PC, smartphone, tablet or other compatible devices. Accessible in all Pratt Library locations or from home with your library card.
- Borrow free movies, music, eBooks, comics, and TV shows
- Note: After March 31, 2019, audiobooks will no longer be available through Hoopla, however more audiobooks will be offered through RBdigital
- No waiting - checkouts can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later
- Create a user account with your Pratt Library card
- Hoopla Help Center
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 your Pratt library card
- OverDrive Help and Videos
- eBook Lending Policy
eBooks and eAudiobooks: RBdigital
- An engaging online literacy resource for children from Kindergarden to 3rd grade, with colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games.
- Log in with your Pratt library card
- Technical specifications to make sure your device and browser are compatible
Digital Magazines: RBdigital Magazines
- Popular, full-color interactive digital magazines with unlimited access to content. RBdigital is accessible via a wide variety of devices.
- Create a user account with Pratt library card
Supplemental Digital Magazines: Flipster
- A few of the popular magazines not available via the RBdigital service. Full-color interactive digital magazines may be viewed in a web browser, or with the Flipster app on some mobile devices.
- No checkouts required, and back issues are available. Log in with your Pratt library card account.
Kanopy: Streaming Films
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.