These instructions should help you get started if you want to borrow from either Burlington Public Library or Mississauga Library's digital collections with your Hamilton Public Library card.

If you are using the Libby app 

To find a Library: 

1. Tap on the Libby icon in the right-hand corner. Tap Add A Library

2. Use the search box to find a Library by name, city, or postal code. 

3. Tap the Library to go to its collection and start browsing. To save the Library, scroll down the page. 

4. Select I am visiting from another Library, select Hamilton Public Library

5. Enter your card number. Please note that with Libby, all checkouts and holds are listed together, regardless of which Library they were borrowed. There is a tile icon next to each title that lets you know which Library a title came or where the hold was placed. 

 

If you are using the OverDrive app 

How to add a Library for Android 

1. In the OverDrive app, tap the icon in the top-left corner to open the Home menu. 

2. Tap Manage libraries

3. Tap + to search for your Library. 

4. Enter your Library's name, city, or postal code in the search box, then tap Search

5. Tap your Library, then tap the star to save its OverDrive collection to your Library list. From here, you can also tap the Library's name to start browsing right away. 

6. Search or browse the collection for a title you wish to borrow. 

7. Follow the instructions to borrow the title. 


How to add a Library for iOS 

1. In the OverDrive app, tap the icon in the top-left corner to open the Home menu. 

2. Tap Add a Library

3. Enter your Library's name, city, or postal code in the search box, then tap Search.

4. Tap your Library. You'll be redirected to the Library's digital collection to start browsing right away, and the Library will automatically be saved to your My libraries list. 

5. Search or browse the collection for a title you wish to borrow. 

6. Follow the instructions to borrow the title. 

Note: With the OverDrive app, you will need to move between the libraries to which you have access. The checkouts are listed by each Library. The libraries are saved on the app.