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Audio & eBooks


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.

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.


Hoopla gives you access to over 930,000 movies, television series, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels and comics

  • Stream or download - access with your smartphone, tablet or PC
  • No wait lists - you can create an account and stream titles immediately, or download them to enjoy later
  • Library patrons need the following items to create a Hoopla account: email address, a password for the Hoopla account and an active library card
  • Please note that NWT Public Library Services is the option you choose for your library


  • e-Books only

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


  • TumbleBookLibrary helps to teach kids in grades K-6 the joy of reading by using animation, music, and narration to bring picture books to life. Read along online, or have TumbleBooks read to you.
  • BiblioEnfants is the same as TumbleBookLibrary but in French
  • TumbleMath is a collection of math picture books for grades K-6. These books also include supplementary material like lesson plans and quizzes.
  • TeenBookCloud includes ebooks, graphic novels, videos and audiobooks aimed at grades 7-12. This collection includes fiction and nonfiction titles.

Ebooks showing on different devices (tablet, computer, mobile)


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 Manager - (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