eBooks / Audiobooks / Magazines & Newspapers / Music, Movies & TV


Berkeley Heights Public Library offers ebooks:

eLibraryNJ: Over 22,000 e-books, including new books and bestsellers.  Some books have waiting lists.  Get the easy-to-use Libby app or the Overdrive app to read the ebooks on a tablet or phone. The Libby app also lets you transfer your ebook to a Kindle e-reader. See Overdrive Help for more information.

hoopla: Over 5,000 e-books and e-comics that are always available – no waitlists. Get the Hoopla app to read them on a tablet or phone, or read them online. Instructions are at hoopla Help.


Berkeley Heights Public Library offers digital audiobooks:

eLibraryNJ:  Listen to over 10,000 audiobooks in the Libby app or the Overdrive app. You may also transfer audiobooks to an MP3 player or listen to them on your computer. See Overdrive Help.

hoopla:  Thousands of audiobooks and music albums that are always available – no wait lists. Listen in the Hoopla app, or on your computer.  See hoopla Help.

Digital Magazines

Flipster –  Digital versions of People Magazine, Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports on Health & C.R. Buying Guide. Read online or get the Flipster app to read on your tablet. Always available.

RBdigital Magazines – Digital magazines including The Economist, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Women’s Health, PC Magazine, HGTV Magazine, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping and more. Get the RBdigital app to read the magazines on your phone or tablet, or read them online.


Consumer Reports – Product reviews. Click “Search within this publication” at top left or browse by date.

EBSCO– Includes general magazine and newspaper articles

Business Source Premier – Business articles

Referencia Latina – Spanish language articles

See Research Databases for more magazine and journal articles.


Independent Press/Ledger Local: Independent Press 2006 – 2016; Local Ledger 2016 – current

New York Times – receive free access to nytimes.com for 24 hours

New York Times Historical: 1857-2013

Newspaper Source – 40 regional papers

Star-Ledger: 1989 – current

US Newsstream: Wall Street Journal, NY Times & more


freegal: Stream music (currently unlimited) and download up to 3 songs/week.  Listen in the Freegal Music app, or on your computer. See freegal FAQ.

hoopla:  Music albums that are always available – no wait lists. Listen in the Hoopla app, or on your computer.  See hoopla Help.

Movies & TV

Acorn TV (available through RBdigital)- Streaming video service of mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond. Sign in with your existing RBdigital account username & password or select Register to sign up for a new account. Browse Acorn TV’s shows and use the checkout button on any show page to get full access to all of Acorn TV’s selections for 7 days. For support, go to RBdigital help.

hoopla:  Always available – no waiting lists. Watch in the Hoopla app, or on your computer.  See hoopla Help.

kanopy: Streaming video service of award-winning films, documentaries and instructional courses. See kanopy Support.