eBooks and eMagazines

Our eBooks, eAudio Books, and eMagazines are downloadable 24/7 with a Peninsula Library System card.

eMagazines

Flipster
Popular digital magazines available for reading in browser while connected to the internet or downloadable to an app available for iOS or Android devices.

eBooks


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Hoopla
Thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
SMPL card required
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OverDrive
Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages.
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Safari Books Online
Computer and technology eBooks from the best authors and publishers.
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Enki Library
Thousands of downloadable eBooks from independent publishers and authors in PDF or ePub format.
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Open Library
Access to thousands of eBooks including some public domain and out-of-print titles. Sign up for a free account and read titles in a web browser or in Adobe Digital Editions as a PDF or ePub format.
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eBooks for Children


TumbleBook Library
Animated talking storybooks for children in English, Spanish, and other languages.
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OverDrive for Kids
A selection of downloadable eBooks and eAudio books from the Peninsula Library System Digital Book Library just for kids.
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California Missions eBook Series
A username and password is needed to read a mission eBook:
username: missions
password: missions
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eBooks for Teens


OverDrive for Teens
A selection of downloadable eBooks and eAudio books from the Peninsula Library System Digital Book Library just for teens.
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San Mateo Library Card Required
This means you must hold a San Mateo library card in order to access this information.
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Only Accessible at a Library
This means the information is only available through a computer at one of the San Mateo libraries.  You will not be able to access this information from home/work.
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Any PLS Library Card Accepted
This means you must hold ANY Peninsula Library System library card in order to access this information.
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No Library Card Required
This means the information is open to the public. You do not need a library card nor do you need to be at a library.