Borrow audiobooks and eBooks from OverDrive

Download audiobooks and eBooks 24/7 for free through OverDrive and Libby app, our digital download service! All you need is your Rockville Library card.

You can browse the Overdrive collection, check out with your library card, and download to a PC, Mac, and many mobile devices. To get started, you may need to install free software.

Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of supported portable devices, including the iPod®, Sony® Reader™, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees! With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, the new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can download best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more. For more detailed information, visit OverDrive’s help section. If you need further support, please send an email to our support team.

The easiest way to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks is through Libby app! Get started by downloading it to your device from here. If you need help, refer to the app’s support page.


SimplyE App – starting December 14, 2020

Borrow materials from the Connecticut State Library’s collections with SimplyE. Developed by the New York Public Library, SimplyE is an open source app available for both Android and iOS phones, tablets, and e-readers. It allows users to easily check out, and read or listen to digital content from multiple collections all in one place. The app includes content that is available in the statewide collection from the Connecticut State Library. This includes:

  1. Baker & Taylor Axis 360 [1,819 items]
  2. Biblioboard [1,131 items]
  3. DPLA Exchange [4,171 items]
  4. DPLA Open Bookshelf [8,500 titles]
  5. NYPL Instant Classics [6,473 titles]
  6. RBdigital [4,349 items]

Download the SimplyE app from the Google Play or the Apple App Store, select your home library, then enter your library card number and PIN.

You can access a guide for the app here: