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RTDL offers a variety of digital (electronic) media for all ages.  Digital content is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  Scroll through our list of RTDL supplied digital content and other suggested sites.

BookFlix mel tiny

Bookflix is an online literary resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction ebooks to build a love of reading and learning. Perfect for helping children from preschool through 3rd grade develop and practice essential reading skills.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

Download Destination r-11

Check out and download free ebooks, eaudiobooks and streaming video with your RTDL card.

Need help?  Visit the Getting Started page at overdrive.help.com for videos and step-by-step instructions.

*Available through the Redford Township District Library 

Freegal r-11

It's free; it's legal (Freegal!) and it's yours to keep. All you need is your Redford library card and your PIN to access hundreds of thousands of songs available through Freegal. New music is added daily.

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MeL eBook Collection mel tiny

Is the book you want checked out?  Over 20,000 eBooks are available in the MeL eBook Collection. You'll find fiction and nonfiction for all ages and reading levels. Options include reading online in PDF format, EPUB or as a download to your desktop and certain devices after creating a free account.

*Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.


Powered by ODILO and accessed with your library card/account, The Redford Twp. District Library offers free, 24/7, one-click lending for eBooks. Browse titles to enjoy on any device, whether via the Nubereader browser app, the ODILO app for tablets and mobile devices or downloaded directly to your PC or MAC.  View our "Get Started" handout and start enjoying Odilo today.  

Odilo FAQ 


RTDL is now a participating library in the Internet Archive project. Sign up for a free account at OpenLibrary.org and gain access to over 200,000 free eBooks you can read in your browser or download as ePub or PDF files.

Redford Observer Archives r-11

The Redford Township Local History Archives is an ongoing project started by the Redford Township District Library to preserve, digitize and share local historical materials. This digitization project provides a searchable archive database that can be used by anyone in the world.

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TumbleBookLibrary r-11

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Just click on the the TumbleBooks icon to get started!

TumbleBookLibrary may also be viewed in Spanish.   


Enjoy TumbleBook on your iPad! Follow these instructions to create a shortcut on your home screen.

*Available through Redford Township District Library 


Zinio Magazine Collection r-11

Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Redford residents may browse from the library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.  Get started with the Zinio User's Guide | View the Magazine Title List

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