Here at the Newbury Town Library, we have multiple sources to learn about and utilize online reading materials, from fictional stories to newspaper articles to scholarly research, all by using your library card. Check out the listings below and dig in!
Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and e-audiobooks? You can borrow them instantly and for free, using just the device in your hand. Get the app for your phone or tablet!
eBooks from OVERDRIVE! Explore titles available to read on your Kindle, computer, iPad, iPhone, Android or compatible eBook reader through Overdrive.
eAudiobooks from OVERDRIVE! Explore titles available to read on your Kindle, computer, iPad, iPhone, Android or compatible eBook reader through Overdrive. Need help getting started?
Browse – Checkout – and Read magazines in your browser – and download to mobile apps with eMagazines from OVERDRIVE! Get started by creating a new account in the online browser site. Checkout a magazine or download mobile apps and log in with your same credentials. (Create your account online before downloading the mobile apps.) Once you checkout a magazine you may keep it as long as you wish.
Use your library card to access over 500 free online courses through Universal Class. Universal Class offers the highest quality online courses for patrons interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.
- Over 500 courses, both self-paced and instructor-led
- Enroll in up to 5 classes at a time
- 24/7 access to courses through the library’s website
- Certified instructors available to answer your questions and assess your performance
- Connect with other students for an authentic classroom experience
- Accredited as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education Training (IACET), offering continuing education units on all qualifying courses
As a Newbury Town Library and MVLC member library card holder, you have access to high-quality local, state, and regionally funded online resources of full-text periodicals, health and business resources, biographical and literary databases, as well as general research resources available online in the library or from home. Home access to online resources is possible by inputting your 14-digit public library barcode number.
Use your library card to access the Boston Globe and the New York Times.
Access more eResources through the Boston Public Library with a BPL eCard – available to all Massachusetts residents online!