eBooks & eAudio

The Slater Public Library currently subscribes to two sources of digital content.

Download from home 24/7 with your library card.

Hoopla Digital

With hoopla digital, patrons can now instantly read, watch, and listen to their choice of more than 1,000,000 titles (audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies, and TV), for free with their Library card.  Content can be streamed from any computer or mobile device by downloading the hoopla digital app for iOS and Android.

The library is charged per check-out, so there is no waiting and no holds. Check outs are limited to 5 per family per month and is available only to patrons who are residents of Slater, Sheldahl, Kelley, Alleman and Rural Story County.

Loan times are as follows:

  • eBooks, audiobooks, and comics – 21 days
  • Movies and TV – 3 days
  • Music – 7 days

Download the app or go to www.hoopladigital.com to get started.





BRIDGES by Overdrive

The library subscribes to Bridges.  The collection has fiction and nonfiction titles, as well as books for children and teens.  Magazines and video are also available.

E-books and E-audiobooks will check out for 2 weeks (can be returned early). Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. This service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your library card. To get started, you will need to install the Libby App.

Click HERE to go to the Libby website or HERE for help and more information on getting started.

Using the Libby App

  • If you’re using the OverDrive app, it’s time to switch to Libby! To get started, simply download the Libby app, find your library, and sign in. Your loans, holds and wish list items will be waiting for you when you get there.
  • Access a how-to video, FAQs and more at overdrive.com/switchtolibby.

Getting Started

  • You’ll need your library card number which starts with the letter “p”.  For example p99999. Can’t remember your password? Contact us.
  • Watch a short video or follow the simple steps listed HERE on the Libby help site to find out how to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many titles can I check out?

  • 5 titles per library card at any given time.  Magazines do not count toward this total.

What is the loan period for e-books & e-audiobooks?

  • 14 days

How do I return an e-book or e-audiobook

How do I renew an e-book or e-audiobook?

Why can’t I find the title or author I want?

  • Unfortunately, not all books and audiobooks are available electronically. In addition, some publishers have decided not to make their e-titles available to libraries.

Still stuck? Try the Libby help page or contact us.