San Rafael Public Library

eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music & Videos

Free eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows to download or view in your browser.

Titles in Enki Library, Libby OverDrive, and Safari Tech appear in the MARINet catalog. so you can access those eBooks and eAudiobooks from the catalog, or search each eBook database individually, below.

Check out our handy instruction guide for accessing these materials or visit the library to pick up a printed copy.



Enki Library – popular eBooks for all ages (help)


Hoopla Digital – popular eAudiobooks and eBooks for all ages (movies, tv, and music too)
Now through the end of April you have access to Hoopla Bonus Borrows as well! Read more to find out how to access bonus content. (help)


Libby OverDrive – popular eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages (help)

Safari Tech – technical learning eBooks on computing, business, engineering, science, professional development, and more (help)

OpenLibrary – free classic and popular eBooks for all ages (help)

LibriVox, founded in 2005, is the largest and oldest provider of free audiobooks. Their goal is to provide free audiobook versions of every public domain book on the internet.

Project Gutenberg is the oldest and most well-known source for free e-Books (36,000 texts).

ThoughtAudio has free eBooks on philosophy, political science and a number a literary classics such as Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London, and James Joyce.

eBooks for Research

Legal Information Reference Center – legal eBooks and Nolo books (help)


Small Business Reference Center – small business and entrepreneurial eBooks and Nolo Books (help)



Having trouble with e-books? Email us for help!

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    Fri & Sat: 10-5

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    Sun & Mon: Closed
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    San Rafael, CA 94901

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    (415) 524-2694

    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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