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Audio & eBooks


ebooks and audiobooks


Library cardholders can access free downloadable e-Books and audiobooks from home.

Yellowknifers can contact the library to get their PIN number to access any of the below services.


  • e-books
  • audiobooks

Overdrive/Libby is available to Yellowknifers that have a library card and a PIN number.

“The City of Yellowknife is pleased to announce that the Yellowknife Public Library has access to 4000 additional e-Books and audiobooks via OverDrive during the facility closure."

Based on customer demand the number of OverDrive items that can be checked out at one time has been increased to 5. The holds limit has also been increased to 5 items.


  • e-Books only

Freading is available to all NT residents. To access, you need a public library card and a PIN number.


We would like to thank TumbleBooks for making its online libraries available till August 31. TumbleBooks includes books. K-5, TumbleMath. K-5, TeenBookCloud. Grades 5-12,  AudioBookCloud. All ages , RomanceBookCloud. Adult

Please note that TumbleBooks is read/listen to online. There is no download option.

TumbleBook Library  K-6 children's ebook database

TumbleMath   K-6 math ebook database

TeenBookCloud  Grade 7-12 ebook database

AudioBookCloud  All Ages audio book database

RomanceBookCloud  A huge selection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.






Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699