Digital Resources

The Saxton B. Little Library offers a variety of free resources for our patrons. Please stop in at the Library or call us at 860-228-0350 for further information on any of these resources.


    • The Palace Project
      • eBooks and eAudiobooks
      • Must be a Columbia resident to access
      • Use it through an app you download to your smartphone or tablet
      • Content provided by the Connecticut State Library
      • Search through your device’s app store for “The Palace Project” to get started!


    • Freegal
      • Digital downloads of current and classic music across a wide variety of genres
      • Stream up to three hours of music per day
      • Download three DRM-free songs per week (to keep forever)
      • Must be a Columbia resident to access
      • Click here to access Freegal
      • Click here to access a more detailed summary of everything Freegal has to offer: Freegal Music summary


    • SCOLA
      • Learn and experience over 120 languages and cultures from the comfort of home
      • Watch international television, read foreign newspapers, listen to radio broadcasts from around the world, or take an instant class in a new language
      • Visit us at the Library to receive a free User ID and password, then log-in at


    • Freading
      • eBook titles across a variety of genres
      • 2-week checkout with no overdue fees
      • Compatible with most eReaders, tablets, smartphones, and computers (some devices require Adobe Digital Editions to download)
      • Click here to access Freading
      • Log-in using your Library card number and password (usually the last four digits of your phone number)

Questions? Contact the Library at 860-228-0350 or by emailing