eBooks at SPPL

Our cloudLibrary service provides access to eBooks, digital audiobooks, digital magazines and streaming films, which you can access using your South Portland Public Library card and the cloudLibrary app (download the app for your device, below).

cloudLibrary is three services in one…

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Books and Audiobooks! Tens of thousands of titles – including the hottest new books and favorites from all times, available to read on an eBook reading device, phone or tablet, as well as digital audiobooks for listening at home or on the go, without the need to juggle CDs or pay a monthly subscription fee!

Streaming Video! cloudLibrary gives you unlimited access to thousands of titles, ad-free! Award-winning films across all genres, BBC programming, kids’ programming… there’s a ton of content here to discover!

The Magazines (and Newspapers)! More than 7,500 titles, across 60 languages, covering all interests & audiences, available to you – unlimited – for free. The NewsStand collection contains back issues as well as current, as well as popular and obscure titles. Please Note: cloudLibrary NewsStand is ONLY available through the cloudLibrary app on a tablet or phone, it is not accessible via a computer.


iPod touch®

Android™ Phones
Android™ Devices
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Kindle Fire App 
Kindle Fire (most models)
Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HDX
To get started, download the appropriate app for your device from the links above.

You may also access the cloudLibrary service via the web, using the most current versions of the Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Edge browsers.

cloudLibrary is accessible on most e-ink eBook reading devices, using the Adobe Digital Editions app.

Please note: cloudLibrary is currently not compatible with Kindle Paperwhites, other Amazon e-ink readers or through Amazon’s Kindle Apps. If you would like to read library eBooks on your Kindle, please contact Kindle support and request that Amazon allow compatibility with cloudLibrary.

To get started, just click the logo below…

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