eBook & Audio

eBook & Audio

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Libby by Overdrive

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Check out E-books,digital audiobooks and magazines using the Libby by Overdrive App.
 
This digital service is provided by the Harlan Community Library in conjunction with the State Library of Iowa. The State Library's Overdrive account is called Bridges Digital Library.
 
To check out items, download the Libby App on your mobile device.  You will need an active library card to check out items.  When the app asks for your PIN, this is your last name starting with a capital letter.
 
Checkout periods are for 2 weeks and items are automatically returned.
 
Patrons can have up to 3 items checkout at one time.  There are no limits as to how many items can be checked out per month.  
 
Since this collection of items is used by most Iowa libraries, new or popular titles may have a wait period.  Patrons are encouraged to put up to 10 items on hold at a time.  When items become available, patrons will recieve an email notifying them of availability to check them out.  
 
Hoopla
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Check out free books, audiobooks, comic books, music and movies through the Hoopla app or by visiting Hoopla in your web browser.  HOOPLA is available on many steaming devices such as Roku and the Firestick.  You download the app just like you would do with other apps.  
 
Patrons will need to create a user account with an email and a password (this can be done in the app or through a web browser.  You will need an active library card to check out items.  When the app asks for your PIN, this is your last name starting with a capital letter.  (If you are using the App on your streaming device, you will be prompted to log in the same way as well.)
 
Checkout periods are by type of material.
 

There is a maximum of 4 checkouts per month (2 additional checkouts = 6 total until April 30th).  There is no waiting or holds in Hoopla.

If you already have a Hoopla account through another library, you will need to set up a Hoopla accout for our library with a different email account to acces the 4 checkouts per month through our library.  

RB Digital
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Check out digital magazines and audiobooks through the RBDigital app.  
 
To check out items, you will need to set up an account with RBDigital via the link on our webpage.  You will create an account with your email address and a password.  Once you have your account created, then download the RBDigital app on your mobile device.  You will need an active library card to check out items. 
 
You can check out both magazines and audiobooks in the same app.  If an items is being used, you can create a hold and you will receive a notification when it is available for checkout.  
 
**Note: Your library card account will need to be in "good standing" to check out digital library materials.  If you have fines/fees in excess of $5.00, an expired library card or overdue library materials, you will not be able to check out digital library materials.  
 
**Note: If you need assistance, free training is provided each Tuesday from 4-5pm.  No sign up is required.