E-Books and Magazines

Movies, TV Shows, Music Albums, E-Books, E-Audio Books & Comic Books

Hoopla Website



Hoopla is now active!!  Members of Portsmouth Public Library are now able to download up to six times per month, movies, TV shows, full music albums, e-books, e-audiobooks and comic books. 

Some details:

  • All the offerings from Hoopla are simultaneous access, so no holds. Multiple people can use the same items at the same time.
  • Movies and TV Shows check out for 3 days
  • Music Albums Checkout for 7 days
  • E-Books, E-Audiobooks and Comic Books check out for 21 days
  • Hoopla materials can be streamed or viewed on computers through the library website or streamed, viewed or downloaded to apps on apple and android tablets and phones. To access Hoopla, visit the Hoopla Website.


Freading Website

Freading, a new look at library learning


Freading is an E-book service for Portsmouth Patrons, download books to your  phone  or computer including Apple, Android, and Windows. Visit the Freading Website.

RB Digital Website

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RBDigital, our one stop for both e-books and online audiobooks. Download the free RBDigital App to your Apple, Android and Computer devices to have easy access to over 1100 E-Books and over 4000 online audiobooks. Visit the RBDigital Website.

Download the app that works with your device and have RB Digital on the go!

Download on the App Store

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

Get it on Google Play

Download from Amazon Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire


Flipster Website

Flipster, Top magazines, available digitally


Flipster is an e-magazine subscription service. The magazines currently available include the following: 

  • Black Enterprise
  • Black EOE Journal
  • Digital Photography
  • Ebony
  • Essence
  • Hispanic Network
  • Interweave Crochet

Visit the Flipster Website.

RB Digital Magazines

Read online or in the App! Magazines rb digital
Digital Public Library of America

RB Digital Magazines (Formerly Zinio)

Through RB Digital patrons of Portsmouth Public Library have digital access to seventy-two popular magazines. Both the most current issue and back issues available. Enjoy them online or download them to the RB Digital App. 

For more information, view the RB Digital Magazines Website.

Open eBooks - Digital Public Library of America: 

Open eBooks is an app containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for kids. Readers can immediately download some of the most popular works of the past and present, with no costs, no holds, and no late fees. For more information, view the website here

Master File Complete

Ebsco Classic eBooks

These world-class narratives include the works of famous authors such as Dickens, London, Wells and Melville and offer readers some of the most famous stories in history to enjoy in the classroom, at home or on-the-go. To log in click here