Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga — without worrying about holds, wait lists, or monthly limits. You can also use the Library Pass mobile app to download comics for offline reading.
Streaming & Downloadable Media
Explore, download, and read current magazine issues on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
A Flipster app for iOS or Android devices is also available. To install the Flipster app on a Kindle Fire tablet, follow these directions.
Movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, and comics for online streaming or download to mobile devices, with no waiting lists. Borrow up to 10 items per calendar month.
Kanopy includes acclaimed movies and documentaries on-demand from award-winning filmmakers. Browse the collection of over 30,000 documentaries, classic films, world cinema, popular movies and films for children of all ages. Users can watch up to 6 titles per calendar month.
Thousands of digital titles available for download directly to your computer or mobile device.
Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks for children, including Boston Public Schools summer reading lists.
Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks for teens, including Boston Public Schools summer reading lists.
Over 3000 popular magazines are available, including several in Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and more.
All Magazines are available instantly, and do not count against the number of OverDrive items that can be checked out at one time.
Color full-page and article reproductions of thousands of U.S. and international newspapers and magazines including the Boston Globe (backfile covers Oct 25, 2003-Feb 24, 2016; July 26, 2022-present mostly in color which are accessible through calendar). Coverage: usually current 3 months or more.