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Download eBooks, Audiobooks for Free from the Hudson Public Library

Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere

The Hudson Public Library participates in BRIDGES: Iowa’s eLibrary, offering eBooks and audiobooks available to download for free anytime, anywhere. Library patrons can check out and download digital media by visiting  


Library members have access to more than 16,500 eBooks and 7,500 audiobooks. Many titles offer multiple copies for checkout, and users can request to be emailed or automatically check out items when they become available. Digital content is borrowed for up to two weeks and titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period- there are no late fees!


Users access borrowed titles via PC, Mac, and mobile devices with free desktop and mobile apps or within the BRIDGES website by using Overdrive READ.


This service is powered by OverDrive, which supports all major computers and devices and is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks & eBooks, visit or Contact 319-988-4217 with any questions.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.