Need Device Advice?

Do you need help using the library on your mobile device? We’ll assist you in accessing library content on your mobile device, including downloadable e-books and audiobooks through OverDrive. Make an appointment with a librarian by calling the Research Desk at 617-349-4044. We offer this service from 2-4pm on Friday afternoons.

For your appointment, please be prepared with your device, library card, pin number, and email address. You may also need to bring your Apple ID or Adobe ID, if these are relevant to your device.

Take advantage of our resources from the comfort of your home!


The Cambridge Public Library is proud to offer an array of options for patrons who want to borrow material for their eReaders, or try devices at the library.


The Cambridge Public Libraries have 60 circulating Nooks loaded with a selection of popular reading material that Cantabrigians love. Nooks are yours for 4 weeks, and available with titles for adults, teens and children at all locations.

Overdrive eReader Content

Overdrive offers a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles, for adults, teens and children for your eReader.

Cambridge patrons have the opportunity to choose from even more titles, thanks to Overdrive Advantage. We purchase extra copies of your favorite books just for Cambridge! Log into Overdrive with your library account to see even more available titles.