eBooks & Audiobooks
Download popular eBooks or eAudiobooks from OverDrive through Montana Library2Go. Library cardholders have free access. Download the digital file directly to a portable device or to a computer for transfer to an eReader.
Find your device and instructions on the Overdrive Getting Started Page
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Not sure if your device is compatible? Check this list.
Billings Library Staff Assistance
Our staff is available to offer instruction through classes or by appointment. If you experience errors in downloading audiobooks or eBooks, please submit detailed information by email to Library Staff or call the Library at 657-8258.
Check out a maximum of five titles at a time. eAudiobooks and eBooks check out for 14 days. Renewals are allowed if no holds are waiting. Titles will automatically “return” when due, so there will never be any overdue fines. You can also return eBooks and audiobooks early - before the checkout period has expired.
Try Freading today!
Get Freading set up:
An Adobe ID is required to access books for both computer and mobile app use. The Freading mobile app will need to be authorized with the Adobe ID prior to downloading. No Adobe ID? Get it here.
Reading on a computer? Install Adobe Digital Editions to read books on Windows or IOS computers. IMPORTANT NOTE for Montana Library 2 Go Users:
If you are a MontanaLibrary2Go user, you may wish to de-select the option to associate all .ascm and .epub files to Adobe Digital Editions. If you de-select the option, Freading downloads will open in your Overdrive app instead of Adobe Digital Editions. However, renewals must be done online at our Freading page .
Reading on a mobile device? Go to the App Store to download the Freading App - for Android and IOS
Login to Freading with your library card number and PIN.
Accept the terms of the EULA.
Check out books:
- Browse for the title you wish to check out.
- Click on Download the ePub button. Computer users will OPEN the title
- On the popup window, enter your Adobe ID and password.
- Click OK. The Title will download and open in Adobe Digital Editions.
Check Out Rules:
BPL patrons have a weekly limit of 3 titles. The weekly title limit counter is at the top right corner of the dashboard.
Titles are loaned for 2 weeks and may be renewed for an additional 2 weeks by going back to the book display on the website and hitting the download button again.
A week is defined as Monday to Sunday, beginning at 12:01AM Monday, Eastern time, and going to midnight on the following Sunday.
Montana Library 2 Go - Libby App
The Libby app is the easiest way to use Montana Library 2 Go. Download it to your device today!
Learn more about using Montana Library 2 Go with the Libby App
The next time you’re going on a trip, working out, or doing chores around the house – take along your portable device and dive into a downloadable book!
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Checkout Rules Check out is for 14 days and can be renewed. There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out at one time.