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eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines

You can download a wide variety of eBooks, eAudiobooks and popular magazines from a variety of sources, using your Bowen Library card barcode. Contact us if you need assistance.


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Libby is where you can browse our collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines, and download them to read from your device.


TumbleBooks is an online K-6 children’s ebook database, available through your browser.

This entertaining site for children presents full colour pages of eBooks for kids and parents to read aloud and to read along with. It’s all controlled by you or your kids from a simple interface. Enjoy Tumblebooks for free.

All Tumblebooks eBooks are instant-access (no wait times or holds), and no logging in is required—just click the link above to start reading.


illustration of woman holding a book, with text saying Bibliotheque numerique de la colombie-britannique. Collection grandissante de liveres numeriques en francais.

Bibliothèque Numérique by Cantook is a collection of French language eBooks and eAudiobooks from Canadian and international publishers. It includes popular genre fiction, bestsellers, non-fiction and more. There are titles for adults, teens and children.

Bowen Island Public Library recognizes the financial support of the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Agreement on French-language Services.

Bowen Island Public Library reconnait le soutien financier de la province de la Colombie-Britannique et du gouvernement du Canada par le biais de l’Entente Canada-Colombie-Britannique relative aux services en francais.

We are grateful to Vancouver Public Library for donating their sizable French language collection.


NNELS (National Network for Equitable Library Service) provides digital talking books for people with print disabilities. Bowen Island Public Library patrons can access this service by logging in with their library card.