Borrowing

Folder for articles about borrowing eBooks

Resetting the borrowing period
Note: Your new lending period only applies to future checkouts, not titles already checked out. You can choose a default borrowing period of 7, 14, or 21 d...
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 11:57 AM
Setting up the Libby App (Apple)
Supported models:   iPhones and iPads with iOS version 9.0 or newer.   1.    You need your Library card number and PIN.  If you don’t have a card, you can...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:17 PM
eBook Due Dates
OverDrive borrowing parameters have a default loan period of 7 days. However, borrowers now have the option to switch to 14 or 21 days during the borrowing ...
Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 3:55 PM
Borrowing eBooks on Kindle Device
Unfortunately, most Kindle models do not support the use of OverDrive eBooks on Kindles in Canada. This is a feature available for US libraries. Included is...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:24 PM
Setting up the Libby App (Android)
Supported models:  Devices with Android version 4.4 or newer (Common manufacturers include Google, Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, Asus, Amazon Fire).   1.    ...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Borrowing eBooks on Kobo device
If you have a Kobo device, below are some tips to get you started. You can always visit OverDrive's Help pages for more information. Newer Kobo eRe...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:26 PM
Partner Library Borrowing - Burlington, Mississauga, London & Ottawa
With your Hamilton Public Library card, you can now borrow eBooks from the OverDrive digital collections at Burlington Public Library, Mississauga Public Li...
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 2:45 PM
How to Set Up Libby & OverDrive Apps for Multiple Libraries
These instructions should help you get started if you want to borrow from either Burlington Public Library or Mississauga Library's digital collections...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:42 PM
How do I suspend a hold on an eBook or eAudiobook?
Suspending a hold lets you continue moving up a title's wait list without the title becoming available to you. If you reach first place on the wait lis...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:43 PM
How to transfer eBooks to an eReader using Adobe Digital Editions
You can transfer downloaded eBooks to a compatible eReader using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) software on your Windows or Mac computer. The instructions a...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:47 PM