Digital Library


BiblioBoard Open Access

Explore an assortment of rich historical and carefully curated multimedia content, as well as high-quality open access journals, textbooks, and other open educational resources.


Creativebug (Fines and overdue restrictions have been temporarily removed)

A wide variety of free art and craft videos from talented and inspiring instructors. Classes are broken up into manageable video segments that you can explore online at your own pace. Login with your library card to get started today!

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eBook Public Library Collection

Large collection of reference books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.



Freading is a downloadable eBook service for registered library cardholders. It offers eBooks in a variety of genres. You can download the Freading app (Android or Apple) to your compatible mobile device or view, download and read your book on a computer. You'll need your library card and PIN to get started.

Freading uses Adobe Digital Editions software on a computer or mobile device to view downloaded books.  It can be downloaded and installed HERE. You will also need an Adobe ID. If you need extra help please consult Freading's FAQ HERE.

hoopla (Borrow limit increased to 10)

Introducing a new, best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable: hoopla digital! With hoopla you can instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Hoopla now supports Amazon Alexa devices. Patrons can play borrowed audiobooks and music albums directly on their Amazon Echo, Dot, Spot, and Show devices.

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Kanopy (Borrow limit increased to 10)

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at ROPL. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

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With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

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Do you love reading magazines and listening to audiobooks? If you do, RBdigital is what you’ve been waiting for. All you need is a Royal Oak Library card and an internet connection. You can choose from several hundred popular and current magazines, access back issues of selected titles, and download them to your mobile device or read them on your computer. With RBdigital Unlimited Audiobooks, you can discover 30,000+ multi-access titles including many exclusive audiobooks from bestselling authors. There's something here for everybody!

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