Magazines - NEW!
Zinio provides an easy way for you to read digital copies of more than 60 popular magazines such as Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Eating Well, and National Geographic. The magazines are available to you wherever you have internet access, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and never expire. Using your Troy Public Library card you will be able to download magazines to your computer, Smartphone, and tablet, and have unlimited access to the magazines with no due dates.
Click here to download instructions, or stop by the Technology Center for more details.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for nooks, iPads, Kindles, most other popular eReaders, smartphones, iPods, and MP3 players.Click here to see a list of supported devices. You must have a valid Troy Library card to use OverDrive. For instructions on how to download ebooks, click on your device below:
Books that are always available for downloaded to your Nook, Sony Reader, Kindle Fire, smartphone, iPad, tablet, or other portable device. (Sorry, these ebooks are not available for the Kindle Touch.) You must have a valid Troy Library card to use Freading. For instructions on how to use Freading ebooks, click here.
With a valid Troy Library card, you can download up to five songs per week from the Sony music collection using Freegal Music. There are thousands of artists, tens of thousands of albums, and hundreds of thousands of songs spanning over a hundred genres from which you can choose. All of the music can be transferred to your portable device. Freegal music has no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions, which means once you download the songs, they are yours to keep.
For instructions on using Freegal, download our brochure. There is an app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users, and an app for Android users. Or, click here and enter your Troy Library card number to start downloading all your favorite music.