eMedia

Overdrive, hoopla, and Libby

 
About Overdrive:

OverDrive is provided by Kentucky Libraries Unbound, a consortium of 96 Kentucky libraries that gives their patrons 24/7 access to a growing collection of digital media, all of which can be checked out free of charge.

At the end of the lending period, digital checkouts are automatically returned to the library's catalog, so there are never any late fees.  A hold can be placed on the item, and when it becomes available, an email is automatically sent to the person requesting the title.

Card holders can go directly to http://kyunbound.lib.overdrive.com/.  There, they can install the necessary free media software, browse the collection and download up to 12 titles at one time.

Boyle County Public Library cardholders have immediate access to a collection of eBooks & eAudiobooks from Kentucky Libraries Unbound.

You may download to your personal computer and can also download to selected portable devices through app store (tablets, eReaders and Smart Phones).

 

About hoopla and Libby:
  • Hoopla provides titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV—to instantly borrow, download or stream. 
  • Libby is the app from OverDrive, provided by Kentucky Libraries Unbound, with access to borrow eBooks and audiobooks. Titles are automatically returned with no fines.
Hoopla Bonus Borrows return May 1-31, 2022!

Spread the news... hoopla Bonus Borrows are back with new themed collections! You can choose from hundreds of titles in our Bonus Borrows collection. When you borrow a Bonus Borrows title you will be debited ZERO borrows from your monthly hoopla borrows. Here are the collections: Finding Your Voice; Your Travel & Culture Companion; Discover a New Series; Suspenseful Tales; Learn a New Skill; Sci-Fi; Criminal Mysteries; and Just for Kids!

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OverDrive adds more "Always Available" eBooks & audiobooks!

For a limited time, OverDrive is expanding the number of eBooks and audiobooks that are available immediately. Log into your OverDrive account to check out collections for Adults, Teens, and Kids that you can read right now.

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