Download ebooks and audiobooks anywhere, anytime, to any computer. Transfer your audiobooks to your MP3 player or iPod, and take them with you - wherever you go! 

Cantook Station

French E-books


English E-books



OverDrive Audiobooks

This collection of fiction & non-fiction audiobooks includes more than 3,000 titles. It offers a good selection of juvenile and young adult fiction, as well as horror, thrillers, romance, westerns, mysteries, speculative fiction, literature, drama, and classics. New titles and additional copies of popular titles are added monthly. 

AccessUse Inside or Outside the Library
*** Please use the following format to access with your library card: A000000 (using your library card numbers)***

  • Visit the download centre to install the free software.
  • To login choose Alfred-Plantagenet Public Library and enter the 8 digit  barcode on the back of your library card.
  • Browse the collection and add titles to your cart.
  • Check them out for a period of 7-14 days.
  • Download the titles to your computer, laptop or MP3 player. Many titles can also be burned to CDs.
  • If a title is not accessible, you can put a hold on it.
  • For your convenience, you may also visit the library and use our designated download computer.
  • OverDrive is also accessible to visually impaired patrons and is compatible with screen reader programs, such as JAWS for Windows and Window-Eyes.
  • The service is also available for mobile users (iPhones, etc.).


Libby is a free app where you can borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and eMagazines from your public library. You can stream with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is your library card.

On your mobile device or desktop:
– Download the Libby app or visit the website
– Find your library (Township of Russell Public Library / Ontario Library Service Consortium)
– Login with your library card number.
– Borrow free eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines.


Cantook Station (French ebooks)

A collection of French language books with a bilingual interface.

*NEW* Download your books with Cantook's new app Aldiko Next available in the Apple Store and on Google Play

Learn more about this resources on the French page.