FREE Downloads

Thorold Public Library provides FREE access to audio and eBooks from the four following sources: EBSCOHost, Overdrive, Tumble Book Cloud Junior and Tumble Books. Choose one or any of the following by clicking on the links below.

When accessing eResources from home, the resources marked with an asterisk (*) require a valid ThoroldĀ Public Library card number or a Username and Password which is available on the link.

Books & Audiobooks on EBSCOhost

Books & Books & Audiobooks on EBSCOhost provides access to digital versions of books, journals, and database content. You can access this eContent 24 hours a days, seven days a week. Note: To access these ebooks from home, pleaseĀ register and create your own free account.

Click on the following links to access Audiobooks, eBooks or the EBSCOHost Help page:

Audiobooks Home
eBooks Home
eBooks & Audiobooks Help


With Overdrive, your library never closes! Browse, checkout, and download best-selling and classic audio books and e-books. The “Virtual Branch” is available any time of day from anywhere in the world. *

Tumble Book Cloud Junior

Contains early reader chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels, children’s audio books and new National Geographic videos which are paired with eBooks. For reading levels from Grades 3 to 8. To access this database from home, please use the following username and password:

Username: thorold2 Password: login

Tumble Books

An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading. To access this database from home, please enter your library card barcode (no spaces)