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The Iowa City Public Library offers access to digital content - including eBooks and eMedia - for both adults and children free of charge.

OverDrive offers eBooks, eAudiobooks and local video that you can download to your computer or device 24/7.

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, audiobooks and ebooks for children.

Zinio offers cover to cover access to over 100 magazines to download to your computer or mobile device.

Additional Help using Overdrive

Help with your Nook device

About Nooks

The Barnes & Noble Nook is a brand of electronic-book reader developed by American book retailer Barnes & Noble, based on the Android platform.

Help Documents for nook devices

General Instructions for Nook - including information on how to set it up for download and download eMedia.

Troubleshooting Nook - including information on how to fix common problems with nook devices.

For additional questions: Call the Library at 319.356.5200, or email

Digital Confidentiality

The Iowa City Public Library is committed to protecting our patron's privacy.
Digital checkouts may not conform to the Library's Policy on Confidentiality.
To learn more, please read ACLU of Northern California's Digital Books:A New Chapter For Reader Privacy