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


    • 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

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