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(A Valid Worcester Public Library card is required to use the following services.)
If you would like to download an audiobook to your mp3 player or your computer, start with OneClickdigital. (Use your Worcester Public Library card to log in.) You will need to create an accout to log in.
1. Instructions for MP3 Audiobooks.
3. Sign up for webinars to learn how to use the service.
4. Now, you can contact the patron support team at OneClickdigital directly with your questions. Contact them by phone at 1-877-77-AUDIO or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. For Mac users, see Mac instructions.
* As of 7/13/15, Microsoft will no longer be supporting DRM (digital rights management) for WMA files for eAudio. Anyone that currently downloads encrypted WMA titles using the OneClickdigital Media Manager or downloads encrypted eAudio manually (as Zip files) will no longer be able to do so as of 7/13.
Please note, although this issue affects all WMA files, only patrons who utilize the Media Manager will be impacted by the change. All eAudio titles in your library’s collection, including thepreviously indicated WMA files, will continue to be available through streaming on the OneClickdigital site and for downloading through all versions of the OneClickdigital app.
- Don't have a player? Borrow Playaway, portable players with preloaded full length audiobooks.
e-Books, e-Audibooks and e-Video
If you would like to read a book on your Kindle, Nook, Sony, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, other e-readers, smart phones or your computer, start with OverDrive. (Use your Worcester Public Library card to log in.)
Over 25,000 e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language, literature, science, technology, self-help, health and fitness, games, crafts and hobbies, medical, cooking and religion.
Streaming Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks
a Netflix-like service for library card holders, is a new way to stream and temporarily download movies, music and TV shows ,on demand and for free through the library. Content is always available without waitlists. No queues. No late fees. Instant access. Automatic returns.
•Limit: 4 items a month, resets 1st of the month
•Movies & TV: check out for 3 days
•Music albums: 7 days
•Audiobooks: check out for 21 days
(You need to create an account first by clicking on Sign Up.)
This music download service, offers hundreds of thousands of songs in the Sony Music catalog. You can download one song a week to your computer and then add the song to your personal music player.
Read Freegal FAQ to get started.
If you would like to listen to or read a book on your computer, choose Tumblebooks.
Access 150+ animated, talking picture books, 90 language learning books, 37 TumbleReadables, and 22 audio books for preschools and elementary schools.
Read-alongs and chapter books for middle schools and high schools
If you would like to do some research online, try the following:(Use your Worcester Public Library card to log in.)
Free eBooks and eAudiobooks
- Book should be free : free audio books
- Classic reader: free registration required
- DigitalBookIndex: 165,000 ebooks, etexts...
- eBooks@Adelaide: free web books
- Google Books: millions of books to preview or read
- Internet Archive: ebook, movies & music
- LibriVOX: free public domain audiobooks
- ManyBooks.net: over 26,000 titles
- Online Books Page
- Open Library
- Project Gutenberg: 33,000 ebooks for downloading
Updated on 6/10/2015
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