Grab & Go service is now available at Central Library, Benjamin, Hemphill, McGirt-Horton, McNairy
and Vance Chavis branches Mon-Thu, 10 am to 7 pm and Fri & Sat, 9 am to 6 pm.

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Digital Downloads

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Download Books, Magazines, Movies, Documentaries and More!


Overdrive    The Greensboro Public Library offers access to an extensive collection of downloadable audiobooks, e-books, and e-videos in partnership with the North Carolina Digital Public Library (NCDL). Choose from many popular and informational titles to browse and check out from NCDL. Access to NCDL is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 
 1 NC Kids   This is an online library just for kids! Available now through the North Carolina Digital Library (NCDL), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 Kanopy   Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming over 30,000 films instantly. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku.
Freegal 5    An online database that provides access to millions of songs from 10,000 music labels and thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres. The application is DRM-FREE (Digital Rights Management) and supports Mp3 files that can be played on any mobile device (including iPods). Each library account holder can download five songs a week for free. 

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HomeGrown eBooks

  A collection of more than 1,000 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.