The Little Green Library now has a collection of e-books. Convenient, great for travel and completely fine-free.
To download an eBook, you need to:
- Have a valid library card
- Have Internet access
- Have an Adobe ID
- Install and authorize (using your Adobe ID) Bluefire Reader on your device or Adobe Digital Editions on your computer
- Use Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer 9 or more as your browser
Create an Adobe ID:
Before you begin, you must create an Adobe ID by going to https://www.adobe.com/ca/account/sign-in.adobedotcom.html.Under the “Sign in” button, click on “Don’t have an Adobe ID?” Then just enter the information requested and click on “Create.” A confirmation email will be sent to you by Adobe. Click on the link in the email to finish creating your Adobe ID.
Install Adobe Digital Editions 3.0 on your computer:
Go to http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html . Select the download you want (Mac or Windows) and complete the installation process. When Adobe Digital Editions 3.0 opens for the first time, authorize the software using your Adobe ID.
Install the Bluefire Reader App on your device:
Go to the app store on your device and search for "bluefire reader". Download and install the app on your device. Once installed, open the Bluefire Reader app. If it does not ask you to Authorize your device, click on the "info" button on the bottom right then click "Authorize". Enter your Adobe ID and password in the form to authrorize your device.
View the printable handouts to get started downloading eBooks. You can find more detailed help information by visiting the Mabiblionumerique website.
Our Digital Collection
Getting Started Guide
For an overview of how to borrow an e-book from Mabiblionumerique:
- How to borrow an e-book! (PDF)
Locate your device from the list below:
Tablets / Smart Phones
Content can be downloaded directly to your device using the Bluefire Reader app.
- Android (PDF)
Laptop / Desktop Computer
- Computer (PDF)
Alternative Free eBook Sources
Here is a list of free eBooks in the public domaine free of copyright.
- Bibebook contains eBooks in the public domaine.
- Nos Livres contains eBooks in French which also belongs to the public domain. The books come from several francophone countries.
- Feedbooks contains public domain eBooks, but also original works.
- Yooboox is a community platform for free legal reading. Reading some books require paid access.
- Le Projet Gutenberg is a proposed listing of books previously published by trusted publishers
- Open Library is an online archiving project that wants to combine all books published in all formats and languages.
- LibriVox contains public domain works in audio format.
- YouScribe contains works of all kinds: recipes, novels, music scores and academic theses !.
- Livres pour tous brings together Francophone eBooks.
- Wikisource or the free library. A project of the Wikimedia foundation developed by volunteer contributors.
- Comic Book Plus for comic fans. The content offered on the site is legal and free. The books are mostly in English, but you can see comics in other languages.