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More than 670,000 tracks from all genres of music are available to stream! 

Music Online is divided into 5 collections for easier browsing: 
American Song
Classical Music Library
Contemporary World Music
Jazz Music Library, and 
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.

rbdigital

Use your library card to access full-color digital popular magazines. Issues include the same material you get in print; some have enhanced content. Read online or download to your computer or mobile device.  Download the RBdigital mobile app to your computer or mobile device. You will need to create a login and password using your email. 

RBdigital is not available at catalog only computers.

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Overdrive provides a large and ever-growing collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks. Download the free Libby app, then listen or read on your device. You will need to create a login and password using your email. Please see this page for support. 

SimplyE can be used for Overdrive eBooks.

BPL card holders can now check out up to ten Overdrive items simultaneously!

Note: Mac users can read about how to use Overdrive on MacOs Catalina here.

 

 Discover & Go
Discover & Go provides Berkeley Public Library card holders (adult and senior cards only) access to free and discounted passes to amazing venues throughout the Bay Area including:
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Pacific Pinball Museum
  • UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
  • and more!
 
 
NOTE: Discover & Go has implemented residency requirements for all Libraries and Library Systems, effective September 11, 2018. In order to access Discover & Go through Berkeley Public Library, you must live within the City of Berkeley as determined by the zip code in your record. If you need to update your address information, please come in to your local branch to do so. Locations and open hours are found here: https://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/locations

Many Bay Area libraries participate in Discover & Go; you can find other Library’s Discover & Go portals here: https://discoverandgo.org/.