Chinese eBooks

 How to Access Chinese
eBooks and Audiobooks


  1. On our website, navigate to the eBooks tab located at the top of the page.
  2. Click on Overdrive, which will then transfer you to a separate website called the Southern California Digital Library.
  3. Click the Sign In link at the top right corner of the screen. Select Crowell Public Library and click GO.
  4. Next type in your library card number and pin (the last four digits of the phone you registered with).
  5. Once you have signed in, click on the Advanced Search link in the top right corner of the screen.
  6. Within Advanced Search, select the drop down menu labeled All Languages. From this list choose Chinese.
  7. Click search located on the bottom right of the Advanced Search page.
  8. From there you will be able to browse of Chinese eBook and Audiobook collection!

How to Navigate through Chinese eBooks and Audiobooks on Overdrive
  • On the left side of the search results one can filter their results by eBooks, audiobooks, subject, and more.
    •  Under the subject tab on the left one can further narrow down their results to best meet their needs.
    • The search can be narrowed down to a collection such as non-fiction, fiction, or children. Or it can be narrowed down by genre, such as adventure, biography or folklore.