Why Choose Palace?

Multiple Content Sources.
One Simple App.

Access more of your library's ebooks and audiobooks in one place

Unique Content
and Innovative Partnerships

Options for community-provided and other library-driven content

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Designed for Discovery

Palace prioritizes available and relevant titles to increase discovery

and Ease-of-Use

Streamlined, user-centered design with a focus on accessibility

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A transformational, library-centered platform for digital content and services

The Palace Project is a new, non-profit platform that puts libraries at the forefront of the econtent landscape. Palace supports the mission of libraries by providing equitable access to digital knowledge, bolstering the relationship between libraries and patrons, respecting patron privacy, and enabling libraries to serve all their econtent in a single app.

Funded by a $5 million investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Palace Project is a division of Lyrasis working in strategic partnership with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). 

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The library really is a palace. It bestows nobility on people who otherwise couldn’t afford a shred of it.

- Eric Klinenberg, author
"Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life"

Your Library is a Palace.

The Palace Project is committed to building a digital future for libraries.

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The Only Not-for-profit, Library-centered Ebooks Marketplace

Palace Marketplace is the only non-profit ebook and audiobook marketplace developed in consultation with libraries, for libraries. We offer ebooks and audiobooks from more than 1,000 publishers, including titles from Amazon Publishing, Hachette, Harper Collins, Macmillan, and Simon and Schuster as well as hundreds of mid-sized and independent publishers. We advocate for libraries with publishers for licensing models that better fit the needs of libraries and offer unique licensing models on much of the content available in the Marketplace.

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The Palace Project is Your One-Stop Digital Library Solution.

  • A simple easy-to-use app that delivers content from any provider
  • Tools to allow your staff to actively manage and curate the patron experience
  • Turnkey hosting service with 24/7 reliable, enterprise class support
  • A robust content marketplace that offers flexible lending models from the Big 5 to Amazon Publishing to independent publishers

Features of The Palace Project

Libraries are Palaces
for the People

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Introducing The Palace App

Brought to you for free by your local library

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