Local audiobooks and accessible eBooks with no waitlists or holds!
Atlantic Books has teamed up with all public libraries in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island to create the 2023 Read Atlantic / Lire Atlantique Unlimited Access collection with 50 English and French eBooks and audiobooks that can be accessed by all Atlantic Canadian public library patrons with no holds or waitlists. The eBooks also include a range of features that make them more accessible for library users with print disabilities.
Get your library cards ready, dive into the enriching world of Atlantic stories, and be part of the #ReadAtlantic movement. Take your pick of 50+ incredible books from our region to borrow instantly from Atlantic Canadian public libraries on Overdrive/Libby and pretnumerique.ca for french readers in New Brunswick.
Access the current collection!
New Brunswick Public Libraries (OverDrive)
Bibliothèques publiques du Nouveau-Brunswick (pretnumerique.ca)
Prince Edward Island
Check back for an expanded collection – we’ll be adding 50-100 more accessible digital books throughout the Fall!
New to downloading eBooks from the library?
Here’s how to get started:
- Find your library card (or sign up for one online from your local library: Halifax | Nova Scotia | New Brunswick | Newfoundland | Prince Edward Island)
- To download library ebooks to your smart phone, tablet, or other device, visit the app store on your device and search for Libby (click the link for a more detailed guide).
- You can also borrow eBooks using your Kobo device.
The project is funded in part by the Department of Canadian Heritage – Canada Book Fund’s Accessible Digital Books Initiative.