Digital Collections

Your Library offers digital collections for your entertainment, education, and research needs.

Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.

Your Library card gives you free access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and popular magazines through Tennessee’s digital download system, Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.

To use R.E.A.D.S. on your smartphone or tablet, visit your app store and download Libby, by Overdrive. Open Libby and follow the simple steps it provides to sync your library account and the app.

hoopla digital

The streaming service hoopla digital offers a collection of over 850,000 digital books, comics, music, movies, and TV shows. Every item in hoopla is immediately available; you never have to place a hold. As a JCPL cardholder, you get four checkouts per month. 

hoopla is compatible with your phone, tablet, and TV (through streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV). You can also sync hoopla with your Alexa.

Click here to create a hoopla account using your library card number.

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that gives Tennessee residents free access to digital magazines, journals, newspapers, essays, ebooks, and primary source materials. You can also find test preparation, homework help, genealogy records, and career tools.

Click here to explore TEL!