How-to

World Book eBooks app

Subscribers using a supported tablet or mobile device may download the World Book eBooks app for offline viewing. Read below for information on device requirements, where to find the app, and basic navigation.


Supported Apple devices

  • iPhone 6 and above
  • iPad Mini
  • iPad 2 and above

Note: Apple devices must be on iOS 9 and above. If you are not sure what device or iOS you have, please go to Settings GeneralAbout on your Apple device to get the model number and iOS version. You can also find a list of Apple devices on Apple's website.

Supported Android devices

  • Samsung Galaxy
  • Google Nexus

Note: Android devices must be on 4.4 (KitKat) and above.

Find the app

Access the World Book eBooks app in the Apple app store!

Access the World Book eBooks app on Google Play!

We recommend you download the app and eBooks via Wi-Fi. Downloading via a mobile network, such as 3G or LTE, may incur excessive charges.

Access and download books on the app

To access books on the app, you must first log in using your personal World Book eBooks username and password. You may use your My World Book Account username and password.

  • Books on the app are organized by subject.
  • Search for eBooks by author, title, or ISBN.
  • Tap the download button on the cover of any eBook to download the book to your device.
  • Browse books by subject from the drop-down menu on the top left-hand side of the page.
  • To view all of the books that you have downloaded, choose Show Downloaded on the top of the drop-down menu.
  • To remove a downloaded book from your device, choose more info and then tap the delete button.