eBooks & eMagazines

3M Cloud Library

3M Cloud Library

  • Browse, checkout, and read ebooks on your personal device.
  • When asked for a login, enter your library card number and leave password area (if any) blank
  • You can have six holds and six checkouts at a time. eBooks are checked out for 21 days.
  • Renewals are not allowed, but eBooks can be checked out again if there are no holds.
  • Compatible with iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android OS, Nook, Sony e-Reader, Kobo, PC, and Mac.
  • Download device apps and find help using 3M Cloud Library here.
  • For 3M Cloud Library help, please use AskUsNow! chat to contact a librarian.
Maryland Digital eLibrary Consortium

Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium Powered by OverDrive

Click the link above and find Anne Arundel County Public Library in the member library list. Then log in with your library card number

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Safari Tech Books Online: In library use - Outside the library network

eBooks on Computer and Information Technology (IT) from these publishers: O’Reilly, Adobe, Prentice Hall, SAMS and others. Certification, e-business, programming, web design, XML are just a few topics.  Complete content of over 1000 books.

Read these on a computer or tablet, they cannot be saved to your device. Safari Tech Books works with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer, Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer, Safari, Version 5.1 or newer, Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

eBook Versions of reference books in Business, Health, History, Law, Literature, Religion, Science, and Travel. Read these on the computer. Sections are downloadable, not the entire book.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library

  • Practice tests, skill-building, and career information for elementary through adult.
  • Over 800 tests and courses, including GED, ACT, SAT, Civil Service, Military, Vocational, Citizenship, Real Estate, Business Writing and more.
  • Includes tests in Spanish.
  • Over 180 ebooks on everything from exam preparation to resumes and cover letters.
  • Register with your library card number as your user name and create a password of your choice.
Testing and Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center

  • Access to Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP & civil service online practice tests,
  • Test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information.  
  • Read these on the computer.  Not downloadable.
  • Create a user name and password to use the test preparation books and online tests.
Tumblebooks

TumbleBooks

  • Children's eBooks
  • No need to check them out
  • Read right on the computer or mobile device (You must be on your mobile device to see which titles are available.)
Zinio

Zinio

  • Browsable popular interest magazines
  • Can be viewed on a computer or downloaded to a mobile device using the Zinio app.
  • You will be asked to create two Zinio logins, one for the library and one for Zinio.  They can be the same username and password.
  • Check out the User Guide.

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