The only library that rewards you for learning

When you subscribe to Packtlib you'll be able to unlock a free eBook or video course to keep every month, just by using our state of the art learning interface. What have you got to lose?

Designed to make learning simple and addictive, PacktLib puts you in control. Navigate and bookmark the information and resources you need. Track your learning journey to record your development – and your achievements.

Featuring an extensive range of courses and tutorials that we constantly update, PacktLib packages and delivers the changing tech landscape in a way that’s relevant to you.

"PacktLib brings greater value to the relationships I have with my clients"

Carol Beck - Freelance Developer

Monthly learning tracker

Our tracker empowers you to make time for learning, letting you visualize your progress – and motivating you to hit your monthly goal to unlock a free eBook or Video to download.

Easy access from any device

Learning can happen anywhere. Our elegant UI is responsive to your lifestyle, whether you’re in the office or commuting.

Simple navigation puts you in control

Move through courses and tutorials with ease to find the information you want, when you need it, and use bookmarks so you don’t lose your place – or the information and insights you value most.

"It's the only career enriching subscription I feel I need"

Matt Winter - DevOps Engineer at INRIX

Subscription Plans

Select the subscription package that works for you

  • Unlimited book access
  • Unlimited video access
  • Code file downloads
  • All 'Monthly' features
  • 1 Free eBook a month
  • 2 Month price discount
18 Months
  • All 'Monthly' features
  • 1 Free eBook a month
  • 4 Month price discount

Frequently asked questions

How do I claim my free eBook/Video?


To claim your free eBook or Video simply browse the store and choose the title you want to claim. On its page you'll see the 'Claim Your Free Download' button. Click this button to add the eBook or Video to your account and it will be available for download. In your account you can also see how many free download tokens you have left, under 'My Subscription'.

How do I access PacktLib?


Once subscribed you can access all books & videos by browsing through the website and selecting to read or watch the content you are interested in. Alternatively, you can access the library's web interface here.

Can I try out PacktLib ?


Within the Library's web interface you'll be able to preview all of our titles and get a feel for the reading/viewing experience. When you're ready to take the next step, simply subscribe to unlock the full capabilities of PacktLib.

How often is PacktLib updated?


PacktLib is updated on a daily basis with over 50 new titles released to the library every month. Playlists are updated on a monthly basis so you'll always be ahead of the curve.

How do I unlock Free Tokens

You will receive a Course token when you spend more than 4 hours learning in a month and complete 25 sections. Time is only logged in the 'Monthly Progress Tracker' when you click 'Next Section' while reading or watching a title. Unlockable tokens are only available to paid subscribers and are unlocked in addition to the free monthly tokens provided with Annual and 18 month subscriptions.

How do I cancel my subscription


You can cancel your monthly subscription at any time from the Subscriptions page. Depending on how you paid for the subscription, following cancellation you should also cancel your Futurepay or PayPal agreement for PacktLib.