Need help with the eLibrary? We have included help links for each resource below or you can Email us with questions.


No Lines for eBooks, Audio, Digital Movies, Music and More! Instantly Available 24/7.

Visit Hoopla.

Watch a short tutorial on how to use Hoopla here.

Need more help with Hoopla? Find it here.

Access eBooks and audiobooks from NH Downloadable books. Over 10,000 items in the collection. Simply select Peterborough from list of libraries, and enter full 14 digit library card number.

Visit Overdrive.

Watch a short tutorial on how to use Overdrive here.

Need more help? Find it here. 

Download Libby, the new App for access to NH Downloadable books. It’s easier than ever to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on your device!

Watch a short tutorial on how to use Overdrive here.

More help with Libby here.

NoveList Plus (EBSCO)
A reader’s advisory service offering reviews of thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including audibooks.

NoveList Plus (K-8) (EBSCO)
A reader’s advisory service offering reviews of thousands of children’s books, both fiction and nonfiction.

Watch a short tutorial to learn to use Novelist here.

Need more help? Additional help videos for Novelist are available here.


Easy to use learning module with over 90 languages!

Effective April 19, 2021 – Transparent is available at a new URL.

New users will need to create an account by clicking the “sign up” tab. However, existing users who previously accessed the system via RBdigital can recover their accounts. Follow these instructions to recover your account and continue your learning.

Visit Transparent here.


Great Courses

Available through Overdrive beginning May 20th

The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.

Visit Overdrive.



Genealogical collections covering the US and the UK, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.

To access Ancestry, Log In to our Online Catalog and click the Link for Ancestry.

Watch a short tutorial to learn to use Ancestry.

Need further help? View introductory training videos here.

Peterborough Town Library Digital Archive

Includes the following newspapers that are fully indexed and searchable online.

Contoocook Transcript 1847-1959

Peterborough Messenger 1848-1860

Peterborough Transcript, 1849-2004

Monadnock Ledger Transcript, 2018

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Skills includes things like Excel, Photoshop, WordPress, Agile, 2D/3D animation, audio engineering and way more!

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Provided to NH public library users by the NH State Library. Access full-text newspaper, magazine or journal articles, and use a variety of other online services.

If you are asked for a Patron ID it is your full 14 digit Library Card Number.

Selected List of Ebsco Resources:

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of about 4,600 journals, most of them peer-reviewed.

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of about 1,700 periodicals, covering subjects of general interest.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of more than 2,300 business journals, many of them peer-reviewed.

ERIC: The Education Resource Information Center (EBSCO)
Bibliographic records for many thousands of articles from education journals.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
The full text of more than 500 education journals, most of them peer-reviewed.

Explora for Students (EBSCO)
Easy-to-use search tool for young students provides content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Consumer Reports (EBSCO)

Watch a short tutorial to use Consumer Reports.

Check out our reference page for information on how we can help you dig further into a topic or help with a specific question.