Downloadable eBooks

Ebooks are available to patrons of Chinook Arch member libraries with a valid library card.

Unless you are using a Sony Reader, you will need to create a free Adobe ID to borrow OverDrive or Freading eBooks. (Use our Creating an Adobe ID and downloading Adobe Digital Editions PDF symbol guide.)



Includes over 9,000 popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.


Includes 15,000+ titles from most genres that you can access at any time.


An online collection of animated, talking picture books for kids. Include animation, sound, music and narration.


eReader Help Guides

We have created guides for some of the most popular e-Readers!
Download them to get started reading e-books. All guides have been recently updated:

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


Popular Devices that use eBooks

eReaders Works with library eBooks? On Windows or Mac transfer with...
Kobo Touch/Kobo YES Adobe Digital Editions
Sony Wifi, Sony Pocket eReader YES Sony Reader for PC/Mac
NOOK YES Adobe Digital Editions
Kindle 1, 2, DX, Touch NO  -
Aluratek Libre YES Adobe Digital Editions

Phones Works with library eBooks? Download and read with ...
iPhone / iPod Touch YES iOS Apps
Blackberry YES Black OS App
Android (Nexus II, HTC, LG) YES Android Apps
PDAs or cellphones using Mobipocket NO (OverDrive no longer supports Mobipocket)


Tablets Works with library eBooks? Download and read with ...
iPad YES iOS Apps
Kobo Vox YES Android Apps
PanDigital YES Android Apps
Nook HD, HD+, Tablet, and Color YES Nook App
Samsung Galaxy, Asus Transformer, Acer, Motorola etc. (Android Market Tablets) YES Android Apps
Kindle Fire ONLY FREADING Android Apps
Blackberry Playbook YES Playbook App

Thinking of getting an eReader?