While our library building is closed, our digital resources are available to you 24/7!  Please take advantage of the following resources to access eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and magazines free of charge. Please contact the library with any questions or issues.  Staff will be answering the phones on a limited basis.


If you are a Belleville area resident (resident of the City of Belleville, Sumpter Township, or Van Buren Township), all you need is your library card to access Overdrive, RB digital, Hoopla, and Pronunciator.

 

Overdrive

Digital books, audiobooks, and streaming video are available for download. Enjoy Overdrive by downloading the Libby app, available from your device’s app store.

RB digital

Check out full digital copies of your favorite magazines with RBDigital (formerly Zinio). Download the RB Digital app from your device’s app store.

Hoopla

Download movies, television shows, music, comic books, eBooks, and eAudiobooks to your laptop or mobile device using your library card. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Download the Hoopla app from your device’s app store.

Pronunciator

Learn any of over 80 languages for free with your library card! Pronunciator runs on your computer or via an app on your digital device.


The Michigan eLibrary is a service provided by the State of Michigan. To access MeL resources, log in with your library card, Michigan Driver’s License, or State Identification Card. Use their digital collections to access eBooks, educational resources, and a wealth of other services organized alphabetically or by subject. Some highlights include:

 

eBook Public Library Collection

Large collection of fiction and nonfiction books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Project instructions and information for hobbies & crafts organized by subject. Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.

LearningExpress Library

Stay on top of our career & education goals! Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

MyHeritage Library Edition

Family history/genealogy resource including more than 6 billion historical ​records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees.

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.


These online resources are available to everyone.

Project Gutenberg 

Library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

LibriVox

LibriVox is a group of worldwide volunteers who read and record public domain texts creating free public domain audiobooks for download from their website and other digital library hosting sites on the internet.