Prescott Public Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from Libby or OverDrive, and scholarly eBooks from eBook Central. Instructions for getting started with these services follow.


Libby, the new one-tap reading app built by OverDrive, is the quickest and easiest way to get started reading and discovering digital library content for free!. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, as well as the Kindle Fire, Libby gives you access to thousands of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks. Libby is not currently available for eReaders. Instructions for using Libby are below:


Android and iOS Devices

Kindle Fire Instructions


Choose from thousands of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks through  OverDrive in formats that are compatible with most computers and portable devices. Tip sheets for using Overdrive:


Mobile Devices (iPad, iPod Touch, smart phones and tablets, Nook tablet, Kindle Fire)

Kindle eReaders

Basic eReaders

OverDrive Compatible Devices

Ebook Central


Thousands of electronic books in a range of disciplines including arts, business and management, health and medicine, science, history and more! Books can be read on your computer or mobile device. Instructions for using Ebook Central are below:


Ebook Central Quick Start Guide


Welcome to Prescott Public Library’s free online magazine service through RBdigital Magazines. With your library card, you can access hundreds of digital magazines.

Click here for instructions or call the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928.777.1526.

Streaming Video

If you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’ve come to the right place! Use your library card to sign up for Kanopy, the Library’s new on demand video streaming service for kids and adults. You can stream over 30,000 films and TV programs on every topic imaginable. Videos can be streamed from any computer or mobile device by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS or Android. You can also enjoy Kanopy on your AppleTV or by using a Chromecast or Roku device.

Watching Kanopy on iOS devices

Watching Kanopy on Amazon Fire tablets

Watching Kanopy on Apple TV and Airplay

Watching Kanopy on Roku

Watching Kanopy on Chromecast