eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines

eBooks from Libby

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle, Android, Windows

  • Check out up to 10 ebooks at a time
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Items check out for up to three weeks and can be renewed through the app. (Default checkout is two weeks.)

Get it now!

  1. Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.
  4. Read your ebook with Libby, or send it to your Kindle.

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Browse or search Libby/Overdrive titles

 

eBooks and eAudiobooks from cloudLibrary

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, MacOS, Windows, Nook

  • Check out up to 10 ebooks or audiobooks at a time
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Items check out for 3 weeks and can be renewed through the app.

Get it now!

  1. Install the cloudLibrary app from your device’s app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook or audiobook.

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Tutorial
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Browse or search cloudLibrary titles

 

eAudiobooks and eMagazines from RBdigital

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, MacOS, Windows

  • Check out up to 10 audiobooks at a time
  • Place up to 10 audiobook titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Audiobooks check out for 3 weeks and can be renewed through the app.
  • Unlimited access to over 200 popular magazines
  • Check out and keep magazine issues for as long as you want. No due dates.

Get it now!

  1. Install the RBdigital app from your device’s app store.
  2. Create an account at our RBdigital page.
  3. Browse or search for magazines and audiobooks to check out.

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Browse or search RBdigital titles

 

eBooks from OverDrive

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Kindle, Fire, Windows

  • Check out up to 10 ebooks at a time
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available.
  • Items check out for up to three weeks and can be renewed through the app. (Default checkout is two weeks.)

Get it now!

  1. Install the OverDrive app from your device’s app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.
  4. Read your ebook with OverDrive, or send it to your Kindle.

More info
Tutorial
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Browse or search Libby/Overdrive titles

 

Online Learning from Lynda.com

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, AppleTV, Roku, Windows, MacOS

Get it now!

  1. Install the Lynda.com app from your device’s app store.
  2. Select “Already a Member,” then tap on the Organization tab.
  3. Type “www.co.washington.mn.us” under Web Portal and tap the Log in button.
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN.

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Downloading apps

Lynda.com Online

 

Local eBook Collections from Biblioboard

  • Unlimited access to thousands of titles from Minnesota’s independent publishers, including literature and nonfiction.
  • Check out and keep ebooks for as long as you want. No due dates.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, Windows, MacOS

Get it now!

  1. Install the Biblioboard app from your device’s app store.
  2. Create an account to read titles offline.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.

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