The library offers ebooks, audiobooks, media and more to help you stay connected at home, work, school, or on the go. 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 your FPL card.
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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.
BrainHQ (new for 2022)
BrainHQ, the interactive brain training program built by Posit Science, is your online headquarters for working out your brain.
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.
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.
Infobase Learning Cloud
Infobase Learning Cloud (formerly 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.
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! For nearly 10 years, medici.tv has captured the performances of leading classical artists, ensembles, and orchestras in great concert halls, festivals, and competitions the world over. Medici.tv offers over 150 live performances throughout the year and the world’s largest VOD catalog of more than 1,800 videos. In 2022, we added the Jazz collection which has over 350 concerts and continues to grow.
Download ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines 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.
The Palace Project (new for 2022)
New for 2022: Palace App – Connecticut State Library’s statewide library eBook platform. Search your app store for “The Palace Project” and gain access to over 12,000 free digital books from the Connecticut State Library as well as all of the library’s Overdrive (Libby) content.
Introducing Pressreader! Get unlimited access to the world’s best content as a member of Fairfield Public Library. Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves. Connect from any device – website or app.
As of March 31, 2021, RBdigital access no longer exists. The bulk of the company has been purchased by Overdrive. Find the following former RBdigital collections now on new platforms:
digital audiobooks: Overdrive/Libby
digital magazines: Overdrive/Libby
hoonuit video classes: Infobase Learning Cloud
Expanded Tutor.com 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 Tutor.com 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.
See what your favorite library staff members have to say!
- The Right Book at the Right Time: The library staff’s favorite books for adults.
- Recommended Books for Teens: Jen’s picks for teens.
Search our library catalog for all of our books, CDs, DVDs and more.