Digital Collection

Riverview Library patrons can borrow eBooks by accessing:

Riverview Library Online Catalog

OverDrive or the

Libby app

 

Use our online catalog to find digital content 

The Riverview Library subscribes to OverDrive–a service that provides free eBooks & audiobooks to our patrons. Patrons can browse and borrow digital content 24/7 through our library catalog.

  1. Click The Library Network logo above to begin your search.
  2. Filter for only ‘eBooks’ on the left side under ‘format’
  3. Change locations to show only ‘Riverview Veterans Memorial Library’
  4. When you have found the item you wish to borrow, click on the ‘download’ button. It will ask you to enter your card number and pin. Your pin is the last four digits of your phone number. If you have trouble, please contact us for help.
  5. The item will download into your library account and you can access it now on your eReader/smart device.

 

 

Start accessing our digital library collection directly from OverDrive

Another way to access digital resources is by visiting OverDrive directly. OverDrive is a free service offered by the Riverview Library that allows you to borrow digital content (eBooks & audiobooks) on any smart device. You can use this site to get direct access to digital content owned by the Riverview Library.

  1. Click the OverDrive logo above to begin your search.
  2. Near the top, right side of the page click ‘sign in’ to access your library account. Select ‘Riverview Public Library’ as your library. You will need to provide your library card number and pin.
  3. Click the magnify glass to search for a specific title or browse by genre.
  4. When you have found the item you wish to borrow, click on the ‘borrow’ button if the item is currently available or the ‘place a hold’ button to be placed in line to receive the item when it becomes available. If you place a hold on a item, you will received notification when the item is accessible to you.
  5. When an item is available, you will be given options for borrowing the item. If you are using the Libby app (more information below) the item will be available to you without having to select a download format.

Overdrive help & instructional videos

 

Download & read books with a little help from Libby!

Libby is an app created by OverDrive as another way to access our digital library collection. Libby can be downloaded from an app store for free and can be used as an eBook reader as well.

  1. Click the Libby logo above to get started.
  2. Once you have downloaded the app, you will log in to your account using your library card number and pin.
  3. Click the magnify glass to search for a specific title or browse through curated collections and suggestions.
  4. When you have found the item you wish to borrow, click on the ‘borrow’ button if the item is currently available or the ‘place a hold’ button to be placed in line to receive the item when it becomes available. If you place a hold on a item, you will received notification when the item is accessible to you.
  5. When an item is available you will be able to read or listen to your download inside the app.

Libby instructions & FAQ