Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire

Digital Reading






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Borrowing ebooks & other digital content is easy with your Nesmith Library card!

Your Nesmith Library card grants you access to a wide variety of digital collection materials through three primary services:

 Borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, music, movies, TV episodes, and comics. With your valid Nesmith Library card, you will be able to download or stream books, audios, music, and movies to your smart phone or other device, or, to your computer.  You may borrow up to 4 items per month.  All content is immediately available, so there are no waiting lists!  Go to your app store or visit HooplaDigital

 Borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks. CloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, or your smartphone, you can browse digital shelves curated by librarians, or filter by genres of interest to you. CloudLibrary is a service provided by the GMILCS consortium (originally funded with a Samuel P. Hunt Foundation Grant). Download from your app store or visit CloudLibrary.


 Borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines. OverDrive access is provided by the library's membership in New Hampshire Downloadable Books. OverDrive provides a great mobile experience with the Libby app: visit your app store to download Libby on your device and get started reading, or use OverDrive on a computer!

 Don't have a Nesmith Library card yet? Windham residents can register for a temporary access digital card through the login page of our catalog, and use that code to access Hoopla, Cloudlibrary, and OverDrive/Libby right away! Visit the library within thirty days to complete registration and get your full library card. Visit this page to learn more about Library Cards & Lending.

Other free sources of eBooks: is external)A digital library offering materials that are no longer under copyright. These freely available ebooks can be read right away in your browser. Search the collection by clicking here(link is external).

Books to Borrow(link is external)A digital library undertaken by the OpenLibraries initiative of the Internet Archive, which offers digitized ebook versions of books which are still protected by copyright. These ebooks are available to anyone with an Internet Archive library card, which you can sign up for using an email address. To use the items in Books to Borrow which are still under copyright, sign up for an Internet Archive library card (all that is required is an email address) Books that are in the public domain, that is, they are no longer protected by copyright, may be available as eBooks and eAudios on sites such as Project Gutenberg(link is externa

Google Books(link is external) allows you to search the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned.  Items out of copyright may be read in their entirety; those still under copyright may be previewed.

Loyal Books(link is external)Free Public Domain eAudiobooks & eBook Downloads

Other free sources for eAudiobooks:

LibriVox(link is external): Free Public Domain eAudiobooks

Loyal Books(link is external)Free Public Domain eAudiobooks & eBook Downloads

Open Culture: 900 Free Audio Books(link is external)

For links to other free eAudiobook sites, click here(link is external)