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Downloadables

St. Louis Public Library offers several downloadable and digital materials to enhance the electronic library experience. With a valid library card, patrons have the option to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, Movies and even free music. The number of titles we offer increases daily – check often for new titles!

A quick guide for getting started with SLPL’s Downloadables is available by clicking the link below:
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Recommendations for new materials are always welcome; please contact our Digital Library Services department at digitalrequest@slpl.org

Click the categories below to learn more.

  • eMagazines

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    St. Louis Public Library now offers 160+ magazine titles to users. The eMagazines are yours to keep, and there is no limit in the number you can download. Once transferred, you can view the magazines directly on your computer or on a variety of mobile devices. For the first time, you will be able to have all of your favorite magazines, in one place, providing endless hours of entertainment and education. Click the link below to get started today.

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  • eBooks

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    St. Louis Public Library's Overdrive eBook service allows you to choose from hundreds of titles from both popular fiction and non-fiction. Every book lover is sure to find an enjoyable read, available for download to the device of their choice, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Users can check out up to ten Overdrive titles, for seven or fourteen days. Similar to physical library materials, holds can also be placed on eBooks. Up to twelve requests are permitted during any given time. eBook holds will appear only in your Overdrive account. When holds become available for download, notification will be sent to your email address. Click the link below to get started today.

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  • eAudiobooks

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    St. Louis Public Library's Overdrive eAudiobook service allows you to choose from hundreds of titles from both popular fiction and non-fiction. Audiobook lovers are sure to find an enjoyable listen, available for download to the device of their choice, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Users can check out up to ten Overdrive titles, for seven or fourteen days. Similar to physical library materials, holds can also be placed on eAudiobooks. Up to twelve requests are permitted during any given time. eAudiobook holds will appear only in your Overdrive account. When holds become available for download, notification will be sent to your email address. Click the link below to get started today.

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  • Music

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    St. Louis Public Library’s Freegal Music service offers free music and music videos for download. You can download to your computer or, with the Freegal mobile app (developed for Apple and Android users), you can download music directly to your device! Each week you receive five credits to download from a collection containing over seven million songs and 10,000 music videos, from over a hundred genres of music, by more than fifty record labels. Songs are downloaded at the cost of one credit, and music videos for one additional credit; music videos are limited to download only on personal computers, and cannot be supported by mobile devices. Every Sunday at midnight, your download counter resets for the week. Best of all, there are no due dates and the downloads never expire; the files are yours to keep! Special software is not necessary to use the service from a personal computer, and the mobile app is available for free in both Apple and Android app stores. Music is downloaded in an MP3 format and videos in MP4 format. Click the link below to get started today.

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  • Movies

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    St. Louis Public Library’s Overdrive Video service allows you to choose from hundreds of titles from both feature film and documentaries. Movie lovers are sure to find an enjoyable watch, available for download to some devices, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Users can check out up to ten Overdrive titles, for seven or fourteen days. Click the link below to get started today.

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