Reading & Listening on a Device

Welcome to the Harvard Diggins Library e-content page!  Here you can link to services that will let you read, listen, and watch on your favorite device!  See below for descriptions of these services and how to begin.

OverDrive e-books & audio

Overdrive Media downloads are available to any user with a valid Harvard library card. Your card must be current (not expired) and should have no significant fines against it. Overdrive Media offers both text eBooks (ePub, Kindle, or PDF formats) and eAudiobooks (WMA or MP3 formats) for checkout. You can download these to your home computer or laptop. Loans have a specified duration and your access to a borrowed title will end when the loan period expires. In order to borrow or download, you must have your library card barcode and PIN (personal identification number.) If you don’t know your PIN, circulation desk staff can help you set one for your account.

OverDrive online media library


Quick start instructions for Nook or Sony (ePub) users and portable audio players (MP3 or WMA) are at

Quick start instructions for Nook or Sony (ePub) users and portable audio players (MP3 or WMA) are at

Browse ebooks & audio on OverDrive

RBDigital magazines

Welcome to RB digital! To check out magazines, you will need to create an RBDigital account.

Click here to access RB digital (not from the App or


  1. Log in to RB digital. If you already have a RB digital account, select ‘Log In’ and enter
    your account information.  If you do not have a RB digital account, select ‘Create new Account’. When prompted, enter your Harvard barcode number (no spaces). The ‘Create New Account’ box will display. Enter your first name, last name, email address, and password. Re-enter your password to confirm it. Click on ‘Create Account’.
  2. Select your items. Once you have logged into RB digital, select the magazine(s) you wish to check out by choosing the ‘Check Out Now’ option under
    the magazine image.
  3. Check out A box to complete the check out will appear displaying the message ‘You will be directed to to complete your checkout.
    If you do not have a account, simply create one using the same email as you RBDigital Gateway Account’.

Click on ‘Complete Checkout’ to view your magazine!

Visit RBDigital

TumbleBook Library

Welcome to the TumbleBook Library!  What is a TumbleBookTumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music, and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read, or have read to them. Each story comes with puzzles and games geared to ensure reading comprehension.  Harvard Diggins Library is excited to bring this wonderful reading resource to our patrons and their families!  Enjoy tumbling!


Visit The TumbleBook Library