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Digital Media How-to Guides: E-books

Access these services with your Vernon Area Public Library card.


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Use the cloudLibrary app to access more than 77,000 e-book copies, many not listed in the library catalog. Additional titles are made possible through a partnership with area libraries.

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No waiting for titles. Check out up to 20 titles total per month, per card. Stream in your browser or through the hoopla app. Titles are automatically returned at the end of the borrowing period. 

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​Daily library lending limits may prevent cardholders from borrowing titles until the next day, beginning at 12 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Libby by OverDrive

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Check out e-books, including best sellers and award winners, with Libby by OverDrive. You'll find lots of e-books and audiobooks for kids and teens here. Compatible with most devices, including Kindle e-readers such as PaperWhite, and now includes an eyesight-saving dark mode. The Libby app is not compatible with any Nooks or older Kindles without Wi-Fi (please see the OverDrive website instructions). 

Help transitioning to the Libby App

After May 2023 the original OverDrive app was discontinued. All users will need to download the Libby app. Please use the links below to help transition to Libby. 

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Get Started with OverDrive (Website)

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Gale E-books: Virtual Reference Library

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The e-books in the Gale Virtual Reference Library include encyclopedias and subject-specific reference sources for research on a variety of subjects: business, film and television, history, literary criticism, multicultural studies, music, religion, social science, and sports, as well as a variety of biographies. Interactive e-books allow you to search, highlight, note, translate, listen on the go, collaborate, download chapters, and save your research. No borrowing limits.

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