|OverDrive eBooks, Audiobooks, and Videos
Browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks, plus stream videos, with content for adults, teens, and children.
How it works: Download the OverDrive App from your device's app store, and then check out and download your selections to your computer, smart phone, e-reader, tablet, or MP3 player.
OverDrive Help website
> OverDrive Collection for Kids
> OverDrive Collection for Teens
Borrow and stream ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comic books to enjoy on your tablet, smartphone, computer, smart TV or other media streaming player. Thousands of titles are available to borrow and instantly stream, or download and enjoy offline with the Hoopla mobile app (available from your device's app store.) Patrons may borrow up to 10 titles from Hoopla each month.
How it works: Create an account using your library card number, library PIN, email address, and a password of your choice. Then check out the titles you want, and then either stream them instantly in your browser or download and enjoy offline with the Hoopla mobile app. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
Hoopla Help Page
Browse the collection of popular magazine titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download and keep.
How it works: Create an account using your library card number and email address to check out magazines, and then either stream them instantly in your computer browser or download and read offline.
Download songs (MP3) and music videos (MP4) that are yours to keep, plus stream music 24/7 with no time limit. Access music from over 28,000 labels from over 80 countries, with no software to download and no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.
How it works: Login with your Tarpon Springs Library card number and library PIN. You may use five downloads per week starting each Monday. Songs count as one download and videos count as two downloads each. In addition downloading and streaming, users can also create and save playlists or use Freegal's existing curated playlists. There is also a Freegal App for Apple and Android devices.
Freegal FAQ page
A streaming collection of ebooks for children. Features animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, Spanish & French books, videos from National Geographic, games, and puzzles. It's a great way to get tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!
|Gale Virtual Reference Library
Consult digitized reference books in a variety of subjects including business, law, science, the humanities, and more! Special features include a citation generator; the ability to print, email, and download content; on-demand translation, and ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology that reads text aloud and downloads it in MP3 format.
|EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Thousands of electronic books from EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary) are available to read on any computer with Internet access. These titles can only be read on a computer screen and cannot be downloaded to an e-reader device. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library.
Select your location to access EBSCOhost:
> In Library
> Home Access (Contact Reference Desk for login details)
|Public Domain eBooks on the Web
These books are free in the U.S. because their copyrights have expired. Other titles are voluntarily made available by the copyright holders. Many titles may be downloaded to digital devices.
> Project Gutenberg
> Cheap Reads for Kindle (free and low-priced titles)