Downloadable Media

Library Patron on Computer

The Library pays for many great resources so you don't have to. Check out these great resources. Use on your mobile device with the free apps. For more help, email the librarian.

Important update about the Macmillan book embargo. 

Handley Regional Library System has voted to boycott Macmillan eBooks. In this effort, we join library systems who are protesting Macmillan’s inequitable new embargo on eBooks, and we invite other U.S. and Canadian libraries to join us. Click here to read more and find out why.


Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone, even your TV.  With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later and there are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from for adults and children.  Because there is no waiting, there are no holds needed for materials.  You cam borrow up to 3 items per month with each library card.  Visit to create an account and begin streaming today!

Blue Ridge Download Consortium

Read or listen to free eBooks & eAudiobooks on your mobile device using the Libby app or on your computer. Kindle titles also available. Visit OverDrive help for more instructions.

RBdigital eMagazines & more

Get full digital copies of more than 50 magazine titles. Unlimited check outs and no due dates! Read on your computer or mobile device using the RBdigital app. Plus, RBdigital is another great source for free, downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. Watch the tutorial to get started.