eBooks, eMagazines and more

Movies, TV Shows, Music Albums, E-Books, E-Audio Books and Comic Books


Hoopla is now active!!  Members of Portsmouth Public Library are now able to download up to six times per month, movies, TV shows, full music albums, e-books, e-audiobooks and comic books.  Some details:

  • All the offerings from Hoopla are simulatneous access, so no holds.  Multiple people can use the same items at the same time.
  • Movies and TV Shows check out for 3 days.
  • Music Albums Checkout for 7 days
  • E-Books, E-Audiobooks and Comic Books check out for 21 days
  • Hoopla materials can be streamed or viewed on computers through the library website or streamed, viewed or downloaded to apps on apple and android tablets and phones.  This is the link to access Hoopla:


EBSCOhost – Access and search the full text of a collection of over 20,000 electronic books (eBooks).
Titles focus on career development (interviewing, resumes, etc.), business, and general reference.


Freading is an E-book service for Portsmouth Patrons, download books to your  phone  or computer including Apple , Android, and Windows.


RBDigital,  our one stop for both e-books and online audiobooks. Download the free RBDigital App to your Apple, Android and Computer devices to have easy access to over 1100 E-Books and over 4000 online audiobooks.

Download the app that works with your device and have RB Digital on the go!





Flipster– is an e-magazine subscription service.  The magazines currently accessible include the following: Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence, Hispanic Network and two Adult Coloring Books.


zinioZinio is a e-magazine subscription for your electronic devices.