eBooks and More

Try these services to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more.

OverDrive

You are now asked for a pin along with your Library Card number.
 The PIN is usually the last 4 numbers of you phone number.
If you have any questions about your PIN please call us at 837-3449.


Borrow Audiobooks, and eBooks

You can borrow 4 items at a time. You can return an item early to borrow more.

Borrowing Period:
21 days 

Who can borrow: 

Residents of the City of Midland and the following Midland County townships: Edenville, Greendale, Homer, Hope, Ingersoll, Jerome, Larkin, Lee, Lincoln, Midland, Mills, Mt. Haley with a library card number in good standing.


How to set up and use the newest OverDrive app Libby:

   Libby by OverDrive app for Android (PDF)

   Libby by OverDrive app for iPad and iPhone (PDF)


Other ways to borrow:

   Kindle and Kindle Fire (PDF)
       Kindle Fire Tablet can also use the  OverDrive app (PDF)

   OverDrive app for older devices - Android (PDF) and iPad (PDF)

   Black and White eReaders (PDF)  - Simple Nook, Kobo, Sony

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Hoopla

Borrow Audiobooks, Comics, eBooks, Music and Video

You can borrow 2 items per month.

Borrowing Periods:

Ebooks & Audiobooks- 21 days 
Music- 7 days 
Movies & TV shows- 3 days 
(Borrowed items will carry over to the next month if you borrow at the end of the month and you will be able to borrow 2 more items at the beginning of the month.)

Who can borrow: 

Residents of the City of Midland and the following Midland County townships: Edenville, Greendale, Homer, Hope, Ingersoll, Jerome, Larkin, Lee, Lincoln, Midland, Mills, Mt. Haley with a library card number in good standing.

How to set up and use the Hoopla App:

  Hoopla for Android (2 page pdf)

   Hoopla for iPad and iPhone (2 page pdf)

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rbdigital

RBdigital will be down for maintenance on Wednesday August 28 from 10 pm to midnight.

Borrow Audiobooks and Magazines

You can borrow 10 audiobooks. No limits for magazines.

Borrowing Period:
21 days for audiobooks. No limits for magazines

Who can borrow: 

Any library card holder at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

How to set up and use the rb digital app:

   rb digital app  (PDF)

How to use your computer to transfer audiobook to a mp3 player or thumb drive:

   rb digital download (PDF)