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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.

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. Find out how to get started here.

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Death Records

Death records filed in the Redford Township Clerk's Office between August 1897 and April 30, 1952.

N O P Q  R S T  U V W X Y Z

Copied by the Redford Township Genealogical Society, 1987.

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 Redford Township District Library 

Freegal r-11

Offers over 15 MILLION songs to be downloaded.  You will find many of the world’s most popular artists, but also a strong retrospective collection going back to the 40s and 50s.  Simply download your music (and keep it!).  All you need is a valid library card number.  Mobile apps available for iOS and Android.  New music added daily.  Each user gets 5 MP3 downloads per week. 

  • Songs download to any computer and can be transferred to any MP3 compatible device
  • If you click "download now" and click "cancel", you will still use up one of your weekly downloads. NO credits or refunds are available. 

*Available through Redford Township District Library 

Hoopla r 11

Your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by RTDL that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.
Limited to 5 checkouts per month.

*Available through Redford Township District Library 


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.

RBdigital Magazine Collection r-11

RBdigital (formerly Zinio) offers full-color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Redford residents may browse the library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.  The RBdigital Reader app provides an in-app preview, checkout, renewal, and title overview. Get started with the RBdigital Overview | View the Magazine Title List

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Redford Observer Archives r-11

Full-text articles.  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 


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