NOTE: RBdigital e-audios will be unavailable after September 30, 2020. Check out the expanded e-audio collection from OverDrive!

E-audios

Enjoy these free e-audio options with your JHLS library card and PIN.

Click below for an explanation of each service.
Free Audiobooks from Overdrive

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To start downloading audiobooks, you must have a current, unexpired library card and a four-digit PIN in your patron record. Need help renewing your card or choosing a PIN? Please stop by your local library branch.

If you have problems downloading titles, you can access the extensive Overdrive help section at bit.ly/JHLSODhelp.

Need a library card? Library cards are free to all persons who live or own property in Hinds County. Non-resident cards are available for $25.00 a year for a single person or $50.00 a year for families.

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Free Audiobooks from RBdigital

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In addition to free digital magazines from RBdigital, free audiobooks are now also available with your JHLS library card and PIN.

Click the search icon at the top right of the page. Type in your terms to search by Keyword, Title, Author, and Narrator, and click the search button or use the Advanced Search fields to perform a detailed search.

Also, browse by genre by clicking the Explore icon. Click the filter icon to narrow search results.

Audiobooks

Quick User Guide (PDF)

Free Audiobooks from hoopla

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Thanks to the support of the Mississippi Library Commission, the current hoopla offerings for JHLS were expanded in March 2020 to include more than 82,000 e-audios. This is in addition to the 319,000+ e-books that have been available since September 2019.
 
hoopla has a very nice selection of e-audios, so download your favorite titles to listen to when commuting, exercising, etc. 
 
NOTE: There is still a three-item limit, so it is not three e-books and three e-audios, but three items total.

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Download Usage Guide

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Free Audiobooks from TumbleBooks - No Library Card Needed!
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Options available for grades K-6, grades 7-12 and all ages.

More info

Here are links to other pages where you can access free e-audios:
Digitalbook.io – More than 100,000 options

LibriVox – Free public domain audiobooks

https://librivox.org
 
OpenCulture – 1,000 audiobooks, mostly classics
http://www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks
 
 
 
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