eBook Downloads

Berkeley Heights residents with a library card can download recently published ebooks for free at eLibraryNJ.com. (If you are looking for children’s online storybooks, click here.)

About eLibraryNJ

eLibraryNJ ebooks work with e-readers that include the Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kobo, Kindle, Literati, Nook, and Sony Reader. Click here for the complete list of e-readers.

As of May 2012, there were over 5,000 ebooks available, mostly popular fiction and nonfiction including recent bestsellers.  The majority of ebooks have a waiting list. You may have a maximum of 5 titles checked out at one time. You can place holds on up to 5 ebooks that are currently checked out. Ebooks check out for 7, 14 or 21 days (your choice; 14 days is the default).  You will never be charged an overdue fine. All you need is a Berkeley Heights library card, an e-reader, and a computer with Internet.

Sign In for Best Search Results

To see books reserved solely for Berkeley Heights residents, sign in before you search for or browse titles.  These “Advantage” titles only become visible once you are logged in.

Step by Step Instructions

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

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Kindle or Kindle App

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Nook, Sony Reader, Literati

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In Person Help

In person help for Berkeley Heights cardholders is available as long as you can bring in one of the following, along with your library card:

iPod Touch
Kindle, its USB cable if it does not have wi-fi, and your Amazon account logon
Literati, its USB cable, and your laptop
Nook, its USB cable, and your laptop
Sony Reader, its USB cable, and your laptop

Call (908) 464-9333 to make an appointment at the library with a librarian. At the appointment, we’ll download eBooks onto your device.  If you don’t have everything that would be needed for an in-person appointment, we can try to help you over the phone.

NEW! Hoopla

Download the free hoopla digital mobile app for Android or IOS devices or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying e-book titles available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading.

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the FREE hoopla app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser.

Once you have downloaded the app to your device(s) and/or clicked on the hoopla digital link on our website you will be prompted to enter your email address, a password, your library card number, and your library card PIN number. The system will validate that you are in good standing with the library, so that you may begin to browse, borrow, and enjoy the content.

When it Comes to eBooks, there’s NOT eNOUGH

Click here to find out about publishers who won’t sell ebooks to libraries, and what you can do to help.

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