Unlock a vast amount of free downloadable and/or streaming items through the Lorain Public Library System (LPLS).

Our eLibrary collection offers LPLS cardholders the freedom to download and/or stream books, movies, music, magazines and more at no charge, from wherever you are!  Read below to learn more about the digital services LPLS provides and get started on your electronic library journey today.  Enjoy these services on your computer or compatible mobile device.  Most services also offer apps.

Clicking on a logo or a bold name will take you directly to the service's website.

Have a question?  Call, email or stop in.

Axis 360 provides eBooks and digital audiobooks. Check out titles for adults, children and teens. 



BookFlix is an online literary resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. Try out these online books for preschoolers through third-graders. If your library card number doesn't work, call your local Lorain Public Library System library for assistance.

Freegal Movies is a streaming video service. Access thousands of feature films and television episodes.


Freegal Music gives you access to millions of songs from over 28,000 labels, including the Sony Music catalog.  Download songs - and they're yours to keep!

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online.  Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. 


Hoopla lets you borrow free digital movies, TV shows, full music CDs and audiobooks.  Gain access to thousands of titles that are available for instant streaming or temporary download. 


OverDrive - Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, music and video.

OverDrive for Kids – Find free eBooks, audiobooks, music, videos and more for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.

OverDrive for Kids

Zinio offers you full digital copies of nearly 100 magazines.