NOLS provides access to a variety of third-party services to meet the needs of the community. Third party vendors are governed by their own terms, privacy policies and practices, not the Library’s. NOLS advises users to review Terms of Service and Privacy policies before agreeing to use any online service. If you are accessing online resources from home or outside the library, a library barcode number and password will be requested. If you have questions about how to use them, please talk to staff at any branch, email us at or call 360-417-8500.

The Washington Anytime Library offers a wide variety of e-books and audiobooks to download to your computer.

Using information from the online submission form, NOLS Librarians will create a customized book list for you.

Washington Anytime Library for Kids

eBooks and audiobooks for Kids that can be streamed or downloaded. Classics, read-alongs, learning and more.

eBooks for Teens that can be streamed or downloaded. Graphic novels, fantasy, and more.

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A collection of non-fiction eBooks selected to support research on issues relevant to communities.

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Access to over 2300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers. Images, radio, TV broadcasts.


Hoopla allows instant borrowing of videos, music, TV shows, and audiobooks for streaming or downloading.

NOLS has created a Spanish reading room with a wide variety of Spanish language e-books and audiobooks for download.


Want help finding your next read? Find books based on titles you have read or on topics of interest.

NoveList K-8 Plus

A fiction and non-fiction database designed especially for elementary and middle school ages.

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Includes a large collection of full-text poems, poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.

Other Helpful Resources

Other Resources