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Find book lists with suggested reading. Lists on themes such as books about African Americans, first day of school, or survival stories can be found here, as well as a link to graded book lists for K-8.
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Searching for ebooks

A collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audio books can be download to your e-reader or computer via the Berkeley Public Library's Overdrive website. You can browse or search for books directly on the BPL Overdrive website, or browse/ search for these same books on the library catalog.

See a list of all currently available Overdrive ebook/ audiobook titles.



You can sort by book title by clicking on "Title" or limit your search to just e-books or just downloadable audiobooks by clicking on the link in the blue "Format" box.



Refine your search by clicking on the link, "Show more tags."

 Refine your ebook search


Looking for a given author or title 

Search for a particular author or title by searching for that name or title with "Overdrive." See the example below.

Search for author or title


Using OverDrive


Overdrive is the name of one of BPL's e-book and downloadable audiobook services.  Download and listen or read on your PC, Mac®, Kindle or Smartphone today. 

How do I use Overdrive on my device?

The link on the library catalog will take you to the Overdrive site. If the book is available for checkout then you will see a blue button that says "BORROW." When you click on the link, you will be asked to chose the format (for example, Kindle or Adobe epub). Select the format for your device. Ebooks can also be read on a computer.

See the “Help” link on Overdrive for more information about how to use the service with your device. Not available at library catalog machines.

More about ebooks

Find out about how checkout works, who to call if you need help, other ebooks besides Overdrive that are available to you, and information about Kindles, Nooks, and iPads.


The Library Catalog

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Enter a title, subject or author's name and click on the orange button to search for items at Berkeley Public Library.


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