Read, Listen, Watch


Instructions for Downloading All Media Content across multiple devices
Simple Instructions for Downloading the Hoopla Digital App on your device

Borrowing ebooks on Kindle
Getting Started with the Overdrive App (Overdrive App sunsetting Spring 2023)
Getting Started with the Libby App
How to transfer library Kindle books using a USB cord

Downloadable content provided by third-party resources is not subject to Rye Public Library’s Materials Selection Policy. Such content is specifically addressed in the Third Party Electronic Materials section of that policy. Available collection development statements from our third-party vendors are available here. In order to make borrowing decisions about unfamiliar content, a selection of popular review sources are available below:

Internet Movie Database [IMDb]

Library Journal reviews

Please also feel free to inquire with RPL staff about review resources and material recommendations

Rye Public Library Media

Subscribe HERE to receive your RPL Newsletters twice a month directly to your email on Friday mornings. This service is free to everyone and you may unsubscribe at any time. Our Newsletters are chock full of staff written articles and reviews of electronic materials (ebooks, e-audio, movies, etc.)

Live/Archived Library Streamed Events
Live/Archived Town Hall Streamed Meetings


These resources are also available on your computer.

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV. With Hoopla, there’s never a wait list. All titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hoopla is a READ, LISTEN, and WATCH resource. Monthly checkout limit per patron account.

OverDrive’s Libby is the easiest way to get started with digital books, audiobooks, and magazines. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, and some Chromebooks. Libby is a READ and LISTEN resource. Monthly checkout limit per patron account.

Additional Media Resources

Freading is a READ resource and includes ebook titles from most genres. Monthly checkout limit per patron account.

***Patron must install the free Adobe Digital Editions app first and create/log in to an account prior to installing the Freading App. Click Here for Instructions

Click HERE for more information about Freading and Adobe ID requirement

Freegal Music is a LISTEN resource with hundreds of genres of music. The content is based upon agreements with over 10,000 music labels, including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. Once downloaded, these mp3 files are yours to keep–there’s nothing to return! Monthly download limit per patron account.

Click HERE for more Information about Freegal Music

Flipster is a READ resource, a digital magazine service provided by EBSCO. There’s never a waiting list. Monthly checkout limit per patron account.