Ontario Library Service Download Centre eBooks and Audio Books
Download ebooks and audio books for your computer, eReader, MP3 player or iPad from home or anywhere using your Library card.
This easy to use service is free and available 24/7. You can enjoy best-selling and classic ebooks and audiobooks on your PC or MAC, transfer titles to your personal reader or player, and burn a CD to listen in your car. Titles are automatically returned at the end of the lending period so there are no late fees!
TumbleTalkingBooks allows you to listen to or download your favorite audio books with just a click of a button. Listen online, bookmark your spot, or download the book and access your books offline at your convenience.
You can download the books to any PC/MAC laptop, notebook, desktop, and to Android tablets. Downloads are for a 90-day loan period and you may borrow as many books at the same time as you like!
You will first have to download the free TumblePad 2.0 reading software.
Please note: TumbleTalkingBooks cannot be downloaded to iPods, mp3 players or copied to a CD.
Read-Alongs highlight the sentences as they are being read, turn the page automatically, and offer the ability to follow along in 3 text sizes. They also include an innovative bookmarking feature and the ability to switch to manual in order to read at your own speed. The collection features picture books, early readers, chapter books, junior fiction, YA/teen novels, classics and Shakespeare.
Read-Alongs are great for emergent, struggling, and reluctant readers, and are an excellent tool for ESL students. Read-Alongs will also appeal to accomplished readers who are excited to follow along to the narration of their favorite books.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
If you have any questions you can contact Library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.885.4712.