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The Needham Free Public Library offers several FREE digital resources for downloading and streaming ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, music, movies, and TV! To get started with any of these services, you just need your library card number, password/PIN, and email address. Need help setting up or troubleshooting your account? Request a “Tech Help” appointment here, or contact the Reference Desk at 781-455-7559, ext. 502 or neemail1@minlib.net.

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone, tablet, or Kindle! It’s free and easy to get started. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby.

OverDrive users: as of May 1, 2023, Libby has replaced the OverDrive app, which has been officially retired. You can still use the website version of OverDrive at minuteman.overdrive.com. Questions about the transition to the Libby app? Access some answers here: Making the Switch to Libby

Libby Help
Getting Started with Libby
Libby Tips & Tricks
Download Our Libby Brochure

Borrow multiple formats instantly, with no waiting! Find ebooks, audiobooks and comics, plus stream movies and TV, on your mobile device, or on the web at hoopladigital.com. Borrow up to 7 titles per month, any format! Download the hoopla app from your Apple, Android or Microsoft app store. Use hoopla on iOS, Android, Kindle, Roku, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon’s Alexa, Fire TV, and Apple TV. Over 900,000 instantly available items – never any holds. Limited to Needham residents.

hoopla Help
Download Our hoopla Brochure


Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform that offers over 30,000 award-winning, ADA-compliant documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to content from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors including the BBC, PBS, the History Channel, A24, the Criterion Collection and more. Titles are instantly available – no waiting! Learn more at https://resources.overdrive.com/kanopy/.

Kanopy Help
Download Our Kanopy Brochure


For assistance with any of our “Digital Library” apps, request a “Tech Help” appointment here.


The Libby service is funded by:
1. The library’s State Aid Account (basic subscription)
2. The Library Foundation of Needham (extra added copies to fill reserves)

Contact the Reference Desk for help using any of the library’s digital resources. Stop by, call 781-455-7559, ext. 502, or email the Reference Desk.

The Library will be closed April 15th for Patriots' Day