Libby, eBooks, eAudiobooks, Magazines and More!

Using the CW MARS Digital Catalog

Access free digital content curated by the libraries throughout Central and Western Massachusetts with your Library card. By accessing the CW MARS Digital Catalog, you can browse and download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines on your preferred device.


Meet Libby

Libby is the reading app used to borrow free digital eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines from the CW MARS Digital Catalog. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, and Chromebook.

Scroll down for step-by-step tutorials and links.

Using Overdrive's Libby App to Access the CWMARS Digital Catalog

To get started:

1. Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.
2. Click Search for a Library.
3. Type in CW MARS and select it from the list.
4. Click Sign In With My Card.
5. Enter your CWMARS library card number (without spaces) and password or pin. 
6. Click Sign In then Next.

Search the CW MARS Digital Catalog for items you want to borrow.

Borrowed titles appear on your Shelf and download to the app automatically so you can read or listen to them when you’re offline.

From your Shelf, you can tap Open in Libby, Read With Kindle, or Open Audiobook to open a title.

If you have questions, visit Libby's Help page. The staff at Beaman Library are also happy to help you too!

A Quick Intro:

Here is a full tutorial "Meet Libby"

Boston Public Library's eCard

Massachusetts residents can sign up for a Boston Public Library eCard via the web! BPL eCards are virtual library cards that grant users immediate access to Boston Public Library's extensive electronic resources - from archaeology and genealogy to history and science, homework help, historical newspapers, downloadable audio, video, music, magazines and more!