Serving Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Victoria County since 1950

E-books & Online Content

Browse available digital content by category:

eBooks & Audiobooks

Libby, by OverDrive

    • Libby is the new app to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive.
    • We recommend Libby for anyone using a Smart Phone or Tablet
    • Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets.
    • Easy to get started for first-time users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
    • Need help? Libby App Guide


If you prefer to use a Desktop/laptop computer to access ebooks and eAudiobooks  try Overdrive instead.

Newspapers & Magazines

PressReader – Unlimited access to thousands of
magazines and newspapers including local papers, international papers and special interest magazines!

PressReader log-in instructions


RB Digital magazines

RB Digital Unlimited Magazines 

Instant access to nearly 4,000 magazines such as Newsweek, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Mother Earth News, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, and more!

Borrow magazines through the RB digital App  by downloading the App from the App Store (iOS)  or Google Play (Android) store.  Or read magazines from your computer by going to the website:

More information about RB Digital.

Research & Reference

The Reference Shelf by Salem Press

  • Includes access to reference works in the following subject areas: Literature, History, Science, and Health



Cochrane Library Health Information

  • The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain high quality independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Online Local History Projects