Books and eBooks

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library eBooks at EBSCOhost provides eBooks on a variety of topics, including reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books. Books can be downloaded onto portable devices using Adobe Digital Editions.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Ebook Central: Access over 810,000 ebooks from more than 650 publishers.

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RBDigital allows Athens-Regional Library System cardholders to download audiobooks and ebooks for free. You may check out up to five books at a time; once you have checked out a book, you can download it to your computer or to a mobile device. The files on your computer automatically deactivate at the end of the check-out period, so you never get late fees. More information and detailed instructions...  View our tutorial!


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NextReads: Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by e-mail. Choose from a variety of topics, including Biographies, Horror, Best Sellers and more. Sign up for NextReads.


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Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library NoveList helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested. View our tutorial!

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library NoveList K-8 is aimed at elementary and middle school students. A Teacher Resources page provides materials that will guide faculty to new titles and new ways for translating curriculum standards into classroom action.