Digital Library

Livingston Parish Library offers several resources for eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music, television series, eCourses, and more to fulfill patron's entertainment and educational needs. Choose a type of eContent below to learn more about our great digital services.

Need a library card? Complete this online form to get an eCard. You can also renew your library card to begin accessing items in the Digital Library.

Digital Library is Always Open!

Cloud Library

The easiest way to download eBooks and eAudiobooks has arrived at Livingston Parish Library! All you need is your library card number, your device of choice and an internet connection. Once you’ve downloaded the app and signed in with your library card, you are ready to browse, checkout and download thousands of titles. You can also browse online via your web browser to find your favorite titles.

Plus, if you're using the CloudLibrary app, available in the App Store and Google Play, you can access hundreds of movie selections.

hoopla

hoopla digital is a digital media service providing nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. All in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone!

Access the new hoopla Bonus Borrows collection!

EBSCO eBooks & Audiobooks

EBSCOHost offers access to more than 1,600 eBooks and thousands of eAudiobooks. Patrons with a valid library card can sign-up online. Once registered, patrons can access the catalog of eBooks from their home Internet connection 24 hours, 7 days a week! Enjoy the convenience of accessing a wide variety of digital books anytime, anyplace!

LibriVox

LibriVox is a collection of public domain audiobooks and chapters that have been recorded by volunteers and released back onto the Internet. These recordings are all in the public domain, so they are free to listen to and use.

Tumblebook Library

Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music, and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. The database includes storybooks, language learning, read-along books, and nonfiction books along with puzzles and games especially for kids.

Tumblebook Biblioteca

Tumblebook Library es una colección en línea de libros animados e ilustrados que enseñan a los niños la alegría de leer en un formato que les encantará. Los TumbleBooks se crean agregando animación, sonido, música y narración a los libros de imágenes existentes para producir un libro de imágenes electrónico que pueda leer o leer. La base de datos incluye libros de cuentos, aprendizaje de idiomas, libros de lectura y libros de no ficción junto con rompecabezas y juegos especialmente para niños.

Teen Book Cloud

Teen Book Cloud is a database of e-books and other digital content for grades 6 – 12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!

This resource is offered to Louisiana residents through the State Library of Louisiana. You will be redirected to the State Library Connection webpage to access this resource. Be sure to have your Livingston Parish Library card handy.

World Book Online

The World Book Web is a suite of online and downloadable research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

Britannica

Britannica offers hundreds of full-color and black-and-white nonfiction and circulating reference e-books, ranging from pre-K to academic. All of the e-books offered on our site are published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., and Britannica Educational Publishing.

The New York Times

Enjoy access to The New York Times, courtesy of YOUR Livingston Parish Library. Discover original, quality journalism that helps you make sense of this moment — and make everyday life better. Start exploring today.

Access The New York Times inside the library:

Log in with your email address and password to enjoy unlimited access while inside the library or connected to the library's network.

Access The New York Times remotely:

While accessing The New York Times remotely, please log in/register to enjoy access for up to 24 hours. After the 24-hour access has passed, you can restart the process again to continue enjoying access.

Wall Street Journal

Get direct access to The Wall Street Journal online with your library card. Access WSJ content from anywhere with an internet connection. Search defaults to searching the last 90 days' worth of WSJ articles but the advanced search lets you search the last four years.

Here's how to get started:

Users will need to create a free account, after which you can start using WSJ.com immediately. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. After 3 days, simply return to this page, click the above link again, and log in as an existing user with the same username and password you used when you created your account.

Access includes:

  • digital versions of the print editions
  • the WSJ Magazine
  • profiles, financials, and research & ratings of thousands of companies
  • and more!
OverDrive Magazines

 

OverDrive is excited to offer OverDrive Magazines, over 3,000 popular titles supplied in partnership with ZINIO and available to read in Libby! 

OverDrive Magazines have no circulation cap and allow unlimited simultaneous use, so you can enjoy every issue of every magazine.  

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com

Press Reader

PressReader delivers over 7,000 titles from the world's leading newspapers and magazines in an accessible. easy-to-read format, allowing you to view content from 120 different countries in more than 60 languages. Explore titles such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Post, Newsweek, Variety, US Weekly, Rolling Stone, and more.

Download the PressReader app on your mobile device or tablet to enjoy content on the go. 

Livingston Parish Digital Archives

The Livingston Parish Library Digital Archives houses complete, text-searchable issues of the Livingston Parish News dating back to January 1925. Search and browse by keyword, first and last name, year, and more! Newspaper images can also be cropped and printed, or saved as PDF files.

The Advocate

Online access to The Advocate, Baton Rouge's premier newspaper, is now available through NewsBank. Editions available include the publications from 1986 through the current day's newspaper.

Flipster

Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows users to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of your library.

Flipster offers an easy, browseable reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines.

Flipster also offers an easy-to-use app for your tablet or smartphone, which means you can take your favorite magazine with you anywhere.

Comics Plus

Comics Plus is available to library patrons, for free, with their library card.

  • Access through your browser on any computer or smart device with an internet connection.
  • Browse by Genre, Publisher, Comic, and instantly check out your favorites.
  • No holds or waiting – all comics are available whenever you want them.
hoopla

hoopla digital is a digital media service providing nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. All in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone!

hoopla

hoopla digital is a digital media service providing nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. All in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone!

Access the new hoopla Bonus Borrows collection!

    Kanopy

    Kanopy is a video streaming platform dedicated to providing thoughtful and thought-provoking films to all ages. The popular on-demand streaming service gives patrons access to over 30,000 classic and modern movies and documentaries, as well as other digital offerings.

    Kanopy also offers content for children via Kanopy Kids. Kanopy Kids includes movies and TV series featuring beloved and well-known characters. Kanopy Kids also offers fun and educational content on subjects such as history, math, science, and language. 

    Stream up to 10 movies per month with Kanopy and enjoy unlimited plays through Kanopy Kids.

    Available in-library and from home with a library card number. You can also download the Kanopy app on your mobile device to enjoy streaming content on the go.

    hoopla

    hoopla digital is a digital media service providing nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. All in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone!

    Access the new hoopla Bonus Borrows collection!

        Medici.tv

        Medici.tv is the world's leading classical music channel and offers access to the best of classical music to viewers worldwide since 2008. medici.tv’s library features over 1,800 programs (3,000 original works), including:

        • concerts and archived historical concerts;
        • operas;
        • ballets;
        • documentaries, artist portraits and educational programs;
        • master classes.

        Click on the "Log In" button at the top right-hand corner of the page. Then, in the first block called "Which institution are you from?", search for your library (Livingston Parish Library) and you will be offered a box to login with your library card.

        Gale Presents: Udemy

        Gale Presents: Udemy is an online learning platform for adults who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. Users can search through more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and offer a tailor-made learning experience for those who want to learn new technologies and skills to stay competitive in a changing workforce.

        Creativebug

        Creativebug.com offers more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video courses taught by recognized design experts and artists. 

        Universal Class

        Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

        Find it in the Libby app. Download the free app, add our library, and look for “Extras” to get started!

        Rosetta Stone

        Rosetta Stone Library Solution is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company's innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.

        Rosetta Stone's language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages. This is an effective, easy-to-use course that allows you to learn a new language on your own time.

        Available in-library and from home with a library card number. Accessible on your computer or mobile device via the Rosetta Stone app. 

        Pronunciator

        Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn new languages (over 80), including courses for learning English as a Second Language.

        This resource is offered to Louisiana residents through the State Library of Louisiana. You will be redirected to the State Library Connection webpage to access this resource. Be sure to have your Livingston Parish Library card handy.