With download media available 24/7, your library is always open!


To access these digital materials you need…

  • A valid library card
  • Internet access
  • A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of digital materials you wish to check out
  • Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site

For help with the R.E.A.D.S. system, go to https://reads.overdrive.com and click on the help tab.  Just be sure to select the Bristol Public Library or the Avoca Library from the login!



Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you’re in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and it’s all FREE thanks to your public library! Titles may vary based on library catalog.

Contains books that are out of copyright or for which publisher permission has been given. Some titles are previews and some are the entire text. If it’s in the public domain, you are free to download a PDF copy.


Provides free eBooks for your PDA, iPod or eBook Reader. You can randomly browse for a eBook through the most popular titles, recommendations or recent reviews.


Free classic literature to download and share.


Collection of over 33,000 free eBooks.
Snee is part of Project Gutenberg offering children’s picture eBooks.