Downloads+Streaming

eAUDIOBOOKS / eBOOKS

OverDrive
 

OverDrive, and its app Libby, offer a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks in all genres. Downloads work with most devices. (Magazines can also be downloaded. Details here).

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Download and borrow materials for 7 or 14 days—your choice. Borrow up to 20 items at a time. 

Hoopla

hoopla offers a wide range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos and music albums – available for immediate checkout or instant streaming - with no waiting lists! Read thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga series from multiple publishers—all available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, and comics for 21 days.  Checkout limit of five hoopla items per month.  

MAGAZINES

OverDrive

 

OverDrive, and its app Libby, offer access to full color, digital magazines with instant checkout so you’ll never wait! Including favorites such as The New Yorker, O, The Oprah Magazine, US Weekly, Cook’s Illustrated, and The Advocate. 

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Download and borrow materials for 7 or 14 days—your choice. Borrow up to 20 items at a time. 

MOVIES, TV & VIDEOS

Hoopla

hoopla offers a wide range of digital videos, as well as a wide range of eAudiobooks, eBooks and music available for immediate checkout or instant streaming with no holds required. 

Borrow for 72 hours.  Checkout limit of five hoopla items per month.

MUSIC

Hoopla

hoopla offers streaming music albums as well as a wide range of eAudiobooks, eBooks and digital videos available for immediate checkout or instant streaming with no holds required. 

Borrow music for 7 days.  Checkout limit of five hoopla items per month. 

HOW-TO

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Libby by Overdrive

Libby is an easy-to-use app that offers a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks in all genres.

Printer Icon Quick set-up printable instructions for Libby App.

Printer Icon Detailed instructions for Libby App.

Works with...

  • Android 
  • iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch 
  • Windows 10
  • Some Chrombooks

OverDrive

Overdrive

OverDrive offers a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks in all genres and works with almost any device.

Printer Icon Printable instructions for Overdrive.

Works with...

  • Android 
  • iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Kindle
  • Nook 
  • Windows Phone/Windows 8 tablets
  • Windows PC
  • Mac 

Hoopla

hoopla

hoopla offers a wide range of digital videos, music albums, and eAudiobooks, available for immediate checkout or instant streaming with no holds.

Printer Icon Printable instructions for hoopla app.

Printer Icon Printable instructions for hoopla web version.

Works with...

  • Android 
  • iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Windows PC
  • Mac
  • AppleTV/Apple CarPlay
  • Kindle Fire

 

 

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Kindle IconKindle eReaders and Kindle App - Detailed Instructions

 

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