Digital Resources

The library offers ebooks, audiobooks, media and more to help you stay connected whether you’re staying in place, working from home or schooling remotely. We have digital media and online resources available to access for free from anywhere with your valid Fairfield Public Library card.

Watch a short video introducing our Digital Resources and Databases.

Librarians are available to assist you in setting up accounts and accessing the wealth of content available to you through an internet connection and your FPL card.
phone: 203-256-3160
text: askfplct to 66746

Databases & Resources

For a complete list of all our databases and resources that the library has to offer, visit our learning & research section. You’ll find Consumer Reports, Weiss Ratings Online, links to newspaper & magazine resources, business databases, homework help, and so much more.


Get inspired and get making with our new Creativebug database, where you’ll have unlimited access to more than 1,000 arts and crafts video classes. Learn more.
Get started using Creativebug with a short video made exclusively for FPL users.


Exciting news!  You can now use your Freegal account to stream music for 24 hours a day!  The people at Freegal understand how much listening to your favorite music can help during this challenging time, and we thank them for this generous increase in daily streaming hours (up from 3 hours per day, until September 30th, 2020.

Get five free songs every week, plus an additional 3 hours of streaming per day, with Freegal. Download them in MP3 format and keep them forever! Learn more.
Get started using Freegal with a short video made exclusively for FPL users.


Hoonuit – A video-based how-to training resource, Hoonuit opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today’s most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs. (part of the RBDigital collection)


Due to the overwhelmingly positive response and the continued need of our Library partners’ communities, Hoopla has extended the availability of the Hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection through May 31! Hoopla’s Bonus Borrows Collection now includes more than 1,500 titles – at no cost to Libraries, and using ZERO of their patrons’ monthly borrows.

Visit Hoopla to download and stream movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics. View them right now on your computer or any mobile device. For help getting started, see our help section.
Get started using Hoopla with a short video made exclusively for FPL users. 


Visit Kanopy to stream thousands of movies, including classic cinema, indie films, and top documentaries, for free. For more help and details, visit our Kanopy page.


Learn a new language now with Mango. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. Get started using Mango with a short video made exclusively for FPL users.

The world’s leading classical music streaming service is available until April 30, 2020.  For nearly 10 years, has captured the performances of leading classical artists, ensembles, and orchestras in great concert halls, festivals, and competitions the world over. offers over 150 live performances throughout the year and the world’s largest VOD catalog of more than 1,800 videos.


Now get ebooks, audiobooks and popular magazine titles all in one place – from RBdigital, made available from the Fairfield Public Library and the CT State Library collection. Unlimited digital magazines now gives you access to thousands of titles. RBdigital also hosts Hoonuit, a video-based how-to training resource. Need help? Learn more.
Get started using RBdigital with a short video made exclusively for FPL users.


Download ebooks and audiobooks through the app Libby by Overdrive.
Get started using Libby with a short video made exclusively for FPL users.
Or visit the digital library to access Overdrive content via a browser. For help getting started, see our help section.

Expanded hours during stay at home. Monday-Friday, new opening hours are 8am-12am, and on weekends noon-12am. Please note these hours will be in effect through the end of June.

The K-12 Student Center, College Center and Adult Career Center from includes live, one-to-one tutoring, a real-time writing center and 24/7 access to worksheets, videos and tutorials in just about any subject. A live, online tutoring and resume writing service is also available.


Staff Blogs

See what your favorite library staff members have to say!

Online Book Club

Join the online book club: every weekday morning, members of the online book club will receive an e-mail with a portion from a popular book.

Library Catalog

Search our library catalog for all of our books, CDs, DVDs and more.