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 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.

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.

Sesame Street

Sesame Street eBooks presents a free library of more than 150 eBooks based on the popular television show Sesame Street. These eBooks include read alongs, animation, and interactive elements with a special emphasis on skills that help preschoolers get ready for school. This database can be accessed both from the library and from home with a library card.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

NewsBank - Access World News

Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more with Access World News via NewsBank. Access World News features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including The Advocate. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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.

rbDigital

Users can read eMagazines in two ways - directly from a desktop or mobile browser, and by downloading the RBdigital app to their device. RBdigital account holders also receive an unlimited number of eMagazine checkouts and can keep issues as long as they wish.

RBdigital’s selection includes over 150 magazines in many genres, such as news, technology, business, entertainment, home and garden, and many more.

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. 

        Lynda.com

        Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that can help anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills in order to achieve personal or professional goals. Access Lynda.com’s video tutorial library, containing courses taught by real industry professionals. Improve your skills and learn at your own pace.

        Universal Class

        Universal Class offers over 540 continuing education courses for adults in such topics as exercise and fitness, entrepreneurship, arts and music, home and garden care, cooking, computers and technology, health and medicine, homeschooling, job assistance, law and legal, parenting and family, and pet and animal care.