The Santa Barbara Public Library offers a wide range of free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, comics, & streaming videos.
Libby is a complement mobile platform to access the Overdrive eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines collection. Items that you check out with Overdrive are available on Libby and vice versa. Libby is currently only available for Apple, Android, and Windows 10 devices. Log into Libby using your library card.
Focuses on smaller and independent publishers. Check out up to 10 titles at a time. Place up to 10 holds.
Access our Enki eBooks and the California State collections through the Palace app. First, open the Palace app. Then, tap settings to add our library to your collection. Next, enter your library card ID and library PIN to search, borrow, and read! This app is available for Apple and Android devices.
Read & listen on your computer or use Libby to download content onto your mobile device. Check out up to 10 titles at a time, place up to 10 holds, get eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines on loan for 3 weeks. If you have a replacement library card, you will need to update your account with OverDrive with their Front Line Tech Support (instructions at bottom of page).
Stream and watch on your computer or install the Kanopy app to view or listen on your mobile device. Apps are also available for Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. Here’s how to get started:
All Library Users have 5 credits per month. 1 play = 1 credit. See the Kanopy Support Center for more information.
Stream on your computer or install the hoopla app to view or listen on your mobile device. Apps are also available for Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. No holds or waiting. Check out up to 10 total items a month.
Movies & Television: 2-3 Days
Music Albums: 1 week
Audiobooks: 3 weeks
eBooks and Comics: 3 weeks
Already have a Mango account? Link your account to your SBPL account!
Before checking out or downloading OverDrive materials with your replacement library card: