Skip to main content

Mon-Thu 9-9

Fri 9-6

Sat 9-5

Sun 1-5

Sun 1-5

eBooks from the Library

OverDrive eBooks, & Freading eBooks & More


Go To: with your library card and start reading!

Overdrive is available on all tablets, computers, smartphones and Kindles.

For assistance with loading Overdrive titles from the Newton Free Library to your device please see "Overdrive eBook Help" at the top of the page.

eBooks, Comics, Audiobooks, Music Albums, Movies & TV Shows

Go to or download the hoopla app, then choose your library and create an account!

Download instruction sheet  |  hoopla Help

  • Available to Newton Residents with a Minuteman Library Network card.
  • Get up to 10 items per month.
  • No waiting for a title to be available.
  • Automatic return at end of loan period.
  • Most content can be downloaded as well as streamed (Android & Apple apps only).


Thousands of eBooks. No Waiting
Freading is available on all tablets, computers, smartphones and the Kindle Fire.

How many books can I check out?
You can check out 3 books per week.
Unused book loans roll over to the following week.
Every 4 weeks, unused book loans expire.
Loans are for 2 weeks.

Can I renew a Freading eBook?
Yes, Freading eBooks may be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

Freading is made possible by the Friends of the Newton Free Library. For additional help visit

eBook Resources