Downloadable audiobooks, ebooks and videos can be found in:

The C/W MARS Digital Catalog

 New users:  In order to download audiobooks, ebooks, and videos from the C/W MARS Digital Catalog, you will need to install the Libby application on your device (smartphone, tablet, or desktop). Get help downloading Libby 

Note: if you already have the Overdrive application installed on your device and have previously borrowed eresources from the C/W MARS Digital Catalog using Overdrive, this guide will help you with questions related to Overdrive

And The Commonwealth eBook Collections

Free digital content for all Massachusetts residents.  Search all catalogs or choose between these two:
For bestsellers in fiction and nonfiction

For primary sources, historical documents, images, videos, and more

Resources to help with academic research and personal interests To access EBL, Northborough and other C/W MARS library users can either type the letter C in the  Resources to help with academic research as well as personal interests.
                      To log in to EBL, select C/W MARS as your institution.  

More Audiobooks and Magazines are available with your Northborough Library card
Instant access to audiobooks downloadable onto your PC, smartphone or e-reader.

Read popular magazines - ranging from Audubon to Yoga - on your computer, e-reader or phone.

E-Content from The Boston Public Library

Because it is the Library of the Commonwealth all Massachusetts residents are eligible for a free electronic library card at The Boston Public Library.

Why do you want a Boston Public Library e-card?  Your e-card can be used to get:
  • more and different Overdrive titles than available through C/WMARS, and additional ebook, e-audio and e-video platforms including magazines through Zinio and streaming video through Hoopla


  • access to more and different databases, newspapers, and journals than available with your Northborough library card including JSTOR and LearnATest


How do you get a Boston Public Library e-card?  Click on the registration form link on the Boston Public Library website and your eCard number will be emailed to you.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Over 20 full-text reference e-books accessible on your computer covering the arts, biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science. 

When you click on the icon below, you will be asked for the barcode number on the back of your library card.  After you click "submit" , you will see the listing of reference ebooks available from Gale.