Anne Arundel County Public Library offers e-books and e-magazines through multiple online resources, as of 2015. These books are free for library patrons, and the library also offers help learning to access and read the books, as stated on the Anne Arundel County Public Library website.
The library offers books and magazines through the 3M Cloud Library, Zinio, Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium, TumbleBooks and the Testing and Education Reference Center, notes the Anne Arundel County Public Library. Accessing resources from these websites usually requires setting up an account and possibly downloading software to check out the materials. Some providers also have mobile apps, and checkout times vary by provider.