OverDrive Ebooks & Audiobooks

Read ebooks and digital magazines and listen to eaudiobooks on your mobile device, tablet, or computer with your library card. We offer a great OverDrive collection for you to explore and find your next great read, Southern Virginia Libraries United Electronically. Get the Libby app for iOS and Android devices.

Access Video: Just for Kids

Enjoy TV shows like Arthur, Sesame Street, Odd Squad, SciGirls, and much more, including: read-along storybooks and learning videos to explore topics like reading, writing, math, arts and science.

BookPage Digital Edition

Discover this month’s most exciting new books in the current issue of BookPage, provided by the Friends of Essex Public Library.


Magzter offers you unlimited digital magazine access with your library card. If you prefer to take these magazines on the go, download the Magzter Library App for iOS and Android devices.

NoveList Plus

Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child, student, or family member? Use NoveList to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

NoveList Plus K-8

Looking for your next great read for your child? Use NoveList K-8 to discover your new authors, series, or titles!