Downloadables & Streaming

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To download or stream these resources, you will need your Library Card and email address.


New Content During COVID-19

The resources below have been made available to the Anchorage Public Library free of charge by the vendors. Please enjoy this temporary access.

  • RomanceBookCloud
    Stream over 1,600 romance ebooks from historical to contemporary and sci-fi to western.

  • AudioBookCloud
    Find over 1,200 streaming audiobooks titles in dozens of genres and interest levels. The collection includes popular literature, classics, children’s and teen books, mystery, sci-fi, history, biography, and more!

  • TeenBookCloud
    Over 1,000 ebooks for middle and high school readers, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more.

  • TumbleMath for Kids
    A comprehensive collection of math stories combining animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages. Use the lesson plans,
    educational games, and quizzes to test and track progress.

  • Foundation Directory Online
    Research grant funding with 140,000 in-depth profiles of foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Temporarily available for home access.

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Ebooks & Online Audio Books

Find thousands of eBooks for adults, children, and teens in our catalog or search directly through Hoopla or Alaska Digital Library (OverDrive). Know a kid who loves books? TumbleBook Library offers animated, narrated picture and chapter books and Hoopla has a great collection of Sesame Street books, movies and comics.

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Movies and TV

Instantly stream and download movies, television shows, documentaries, and instructional programs with Hoopla.

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Download or stream thousands of albums via Hoopla and Freegal.

*Not available to Temporary and Unverified Card Holders

Free Public Domain Resources

Free public domain EPUB titles never expire and don’t count against your digital checkout limit! Checkout the files with Adobe Digital Editions. These eBooks are for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions. You may copy them, give them away or re-use them under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with these eBooks or online at

Looking for more EPUB titles? Consider one of these OverDrive free public domain titles in a wide range of subjects!

National Emergency Library
A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

E-Book Directory
"E-Books Directory is a free web resource which contains links to free downloadable e-books, technical papers, documents, as well as user contributed content, articles, reviews and comments. E-Books Directory is a service to students, researchers and e-book lovers."

epub Books
epubBooks is a self-publishing and ebook distribution platform. Classic literature and fiction titles in ePUB format,  free to download and can be read on all the popular eReaders.

Project Gutenberg 
Largest collection of fiction and non-fiction books in the public domain.

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Having trouble downloading ebooks and media? Visit us in person, call 343-2975 ext. 5 or email AskaLibrarian for assistance with setting up downloads for your device.

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