Digital Shelf

Access hundreds of thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks free-of-charge with your active APL library card! Rich collections of current, popular and bestselling fiction and non-fiction for all ages are available. Read in your browser, or download to your eReader, smartphone or tablet to read or listen on the go.

Registration at the Adult Information Desk is required to access this database but, with a username and password, you can access over 60,000 eBooks including literary classics and criticisms, computer science, business and history. There are also over 2,000 French Language and 1,500 Spanish Language titles available. Contact us to get registered today!

Offers 200 APL-selected reference eBooks covering such diverse topics as the arts, business, environment, history, literature, science and multicultural studies.

The ICDL's goal is to provide free ebooks for children from around the world, from past times and from today, in many languages.

Looking for what to read next? Use Novelist to search your favorite author, title or series and receive suggestions for other titles you may be interested in based on a sophisticated metric of appeal factors, such as pacing, setting and more!

Get unlimited access to more than 7,000 of the world's top newspapers and magazines as an Aurora Public Library cardholder. No limits on downloads and they're yours to keep for as long as you want! Titles available in more than 60 languages from around the world; PressReader even has the ability to translate any title into 19 different languages. Customize your interests, automatically download your favorite publications, and more!

From the PressReader homepage, click "Sign In" in the top righthand corner. Select "Library or Group" and search for "Aurora Public Library" (look for our logo). Enter your library card and PIN to gain unlimited access. You can create an account OR hit "No thanks" at the bottom of the menu. You'll be asked to re-authenticate your library card and PIN every 30 days to ensure you're still an APL member in good standing.

ComicsPlus, offered through the York-Simcoe Library Consortium, brings unlimited access to full-color digital editions of some of the top graphic novel and comic brands, such as Marvel, Star Trek, Dungeons & Dragons, and Cartoon Network. Note: Your User Name will be the same as your RBdigital Magazines or LawDepot account and is the email address you used when the account was created.

PLEASE NOTE: RBdigital has been bought out and will retire the RBdigital platform and apps as of December 2020.

Aurora Public Library is moving the RBdigital eBook and eAudiobook content to our primary eBook platform, cloudLibrary. Our digital magazines and newspapers will now be available via PressReader, which offers unlimited access to over 7000 titles in more than 60 languages for APL cardholders. Check it out here: www.pressreader.com

Animated, talking story books teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love! Always available, unlimited use, with your APL library card. Also includes titles in French and Spanish, chapter books and nonfiction readers with narration and sentence highlighting options, puzzles and games that encourage reading comprehension, and National Geographic educational videos.