FAQs for Readers

Warning to readers:

Popup Picks is a fantastic way to get a healthy dose of quality reading each day. However, we ask readers to recognize that reading can become addictive. Please use discretion and avoid Popup Picks — and reading in general — during inappropriate situations, like while operating a motor vehicle or when your supervisor is talking to you. Thank you for reading responsibly.

What is Popup Picks?

Popup Picks is your way to access free eBooks for your enlightenment and entertainment. No matter what you crave — cookbooks to comics, quick political reads or long historical novels — satisfy your literary appetite anytime, anywhere.

Where do these eBooks come from?

These eBooks are provided by top publishers passionate about books being available on your terms through your public library. Many of our eBooks come from the Independent Publishers Group’s diverse selection of high-quality titles.

Do I need a library card to read these eBooks?

It depends on where you live. More and more libraries across the world are making collections available to everyone in their community via Geolocation so that no library card is required. To see if your library makes Popup Picks available as a full community reading platform you can “Start Reading” here. Some libraries may still require a library card to access Popup Picks.

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