Downloadable ebooks


Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more – anywhere, anytime. Our OverDrive collection offers thousands of titles for adults and children.

If you are using a tablet, mobile device, or wi-fi-enabled eReader, you can access OverDrive using your library card barcode and PIN with the OverDrive app.

If you are using a dedicated eReader (such as a Kobo or NOOK), you will need to create a free Adobe ID and use Adobe Digital Editions to borrow titles.

Help with OverDrive
Device Setup Guides
Adobe ID and Digital Editions Setup
OverDrive Support Form

Still having problems? Call 1-800-387-6036 to contact the Lethbridge Public Library Information Desk.


Read Alberta eBooks

A collection of over 1,000 Alberta-published titles, available to read on your Apple or Android devices, as well as on your ereader or computer. The largest of its kind in Canada, the collection is available through all public libraries in Alberta, and includes biographies, graphic novels, mystery, self-help, poetry, humour, and more. 

Getting Started with Read Alberta eBooks
Help with Read Alberta eBooks


TumbleBooks Library

An online collection of animated, talking picture books in English, Spanish, and French – just for kids! Search by subject, language, or reading level to access hundreds of ebooks that are fully animated with sound, music, and narration. The TumbleBooks Library also includes educational videos produced by National Geographic, puzzles and games, and language learning activities.

Help with TumbleBooks

eBook Devices and Compatibility

Tablets OverDrive eBook Compatibility Download and read with ...
iPad YES iOS OverDrive for Libraries
Samsung Galaxy, Asus Transformer, Acer, Motorola etc. (Google Play Store Tablets) YES Android OverDrive for Libraries
Kobo Vox, Arc YES Android OverDrive for Libraries
Kindle Fire, Fire HD YES Android OverDrive for Libraries
Blackberry Playbook Blackberry no longer supports these devices.  -


eReaders  OverDrive eBook Compatibility On Windows or Mac transfer with...
Kobo (Aura, Mini, Glo, Touch) YES Adobe Digital Editions
Sony Wi-Fi (PRS-T1, T2, T3) Sony no longer supports these devices -
NOOK YES Adobe Digital Editions
Kindle 1, 2, DX, Touch, Paperwhite NO  -
Aluratek Libre YES Adobe Digital Editions


Phones OverDrive eBook Compatbility Download and read with ...
iPhone / iPod Touch YES iOS OverDrive for Libraries
Blackberry 10.2+ (z3, z10, z30, q5, q10, q20) Blackberry no longer supports these devices. While some remain compatible by using Android Apps, this could change at any time.
Android OverDrive for Libraries
Android (Nexus II, HTC, LG) YES Android OverDrive for Libraries
Blackberry before OS 10, PDAs or cellphones using Mobipocket Blackberry no longer supports these devices.  -



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