Freegal

Streaming and Downloadable Music

Freegal offers access to more than 9 million songs and music from over 28,000 labels. Download up to 5 songs a week and stream up to 5 hours of music a day.

How do I get it?
  1. Go to the library’s Freegal site and log in with your library card number and PIN (usually your birth date in the format MMDDYYYY). Browse songs and download or add them to playlists for streaming.
  2. Download 5 songs each week in standard MP3 format, and keep them as long as you like.
  3. Download the Freegal app for your Android device (using Google Play) or your Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (using the App Store) to download, store and play your Freegal MP3 files.
FAQs
Do I really get to keep the songs I download?

Yes. You can keep the songs you download – forever! Note that Freegal is unable to restore music libraries that have been lost.For this reason, we highly recommend backing up your files to an external hard drive or a cloud-based service, for example.

When do my downloads reset?

Sunday night your downloads reset, and you can then download five more songs.

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Hoopla

Audiobooks, Comics, eBooks, Music, Movies & TV

Hoopla allows you to stream and download audiobooks, comics, eBooks, movies, music and television shows.

How do I get it?
  1. Visit hoopladigital.com, or download the Apple iOS, Android or Amazon app.
  2. Click “Log In” and then “Sign Up.” Select “Daniel Boone Regional Library.” You will need to provide your DBRL library card number, PIN (usually your birthdate in MMDDYYYY format), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.
  3. Search or browse for the item you want to borrow, then click or tap “Borrow.” The item will now be added to your “My Titles” list.
  4. In a Web browser, click or tap “Play” to begin streaming your item. In an Android or Apple iOS app, tap “Play” to begin listening or watching immediately or the download icon to save the title on your device for playback later. (Note: You may need to install the Widevine plugin before streaming anything in your computer’s browser.)
FAQs
How many items can I check out at a time?

You can check out up to ten items per calendar month.

How long can I keep the items I borrow from Hoopla?

Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days).
Music albums are available for 7 days.
eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.

Can I read, listen to or view what I borrow on more than one device?

Once you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available via all devices with the Hoopla app or on your computer through your browser.

What is the difference between downloading and streaming titles?

All titles are available for streaming (requires continuous internet connection) on a computer or laptop. Using the Hoopla app on an iOS or Android device allows you to download the title for listening and viewing offline. Streaming content to your mobile device when not connected to a Wi-Fi network will impact your mobile device’s data allowance.

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OverDrive

Audiobooks & eBooks

OverDrive offers eBooks and audiobooks that can be downloaded to your computer, e-reader or an Android or Apple device via the OverDrive app.

How do I get it?
  1. You will need your library card number and PIN (birthdate in the MMDDYYYY format). Depending on whether you plan to read or listen to books on a computer, e-reader, tablet or mobile device, the software or app you need to use OverDrive varies.
  2. Visit OverDrive’s getting started page, and scroll down to select instructions for your device or computer, including Android tablets and smartphones, Apple devices like iPads and iPhones, Kindle e-readers and more.
  3. Search overdrive.dbrl.org or use the OverDrive app to find and download your favorite titles.
FAQs
How many items can I check out at a time?

Borrow up to 10 titles at a time and return them early if you want. You can place up to 7 titles on hold.

How long can I keep the items I borrow from OverDrive?

Keep items for 7, 14 or 21 days – you can set your default preferences in your OverDrive account settings. You can also choose the lending period for individual items when you check out.

Can I return items early?

Yes. The procedures for returning items vary depending on whether you are using the OverDrive app, a Kindle device or Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.

eBooks: See the “Returning and removing eBooks” section of OverDrive’s help pages and select the instructions for your device or computer.

Audiobooks: See the “Returning and removing audiobooks” section of OverDrive’s help pages and select the instructions for your device or computer.

Can I read or listen to what I borrow on more than one device?

Yes. You can sign into a total of six devices using the same OverDrive account or Adobe ID. Creating an OverDrive account allows you to download and read DRM-protected eBooks on smartphones, tablets and computers. When you sign into your OverDrive account in the OverDrive app (or Adobe Digital Editions, if you’re on a Windows or Mac computer), it will automatically “authorize” your device so you can download the eBooks and audiobooks you’ve checked out.

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Zinio

Magazines

Zinio offers over 100 digital versions of popular magazines for you to read on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

How do I get it?
  1. Visit DBRL’s digital magazines page using a web browser (on a computer or tablet) and click the “Create New Account” link.
  2. Enter your library card number and follow the prompts to create an account using your email address and a password you create.
  3. Browse, checkout and read your favorite magazines using your device’s browser.
  4. If you want to download and read your magazines offline on a tablet or mobile device, download the Zinio app (for Android, Apple devices or Kindle Fire), and sign in to the app using the email and password you created to log in to DBRL’s digital magazines page. Note: The Zinio App is for reading magazines only; you cannot checkout magazines through the app, but instead must select and checkout your magazines at DBRL’s digital magazines page using a browser.
FAQs
How many magazines can I download?

You can download an unlimited number of magazines, but you are limited by the space available on your device or computer.

I checked out some magazines using a computer’s browser. How do I now use the Zinio app to read them offline?

Make sure you have logged in to the Zinio app (for Android, Apple devices or Kindle Fire) with the same email and password that you created when signing up for Zinio. Once you log in, your magazines will automatically appear in the Zinio app.

Do I have to return magazine titles once they are downloaded to my device?

No, the magazines will remain on your device until you decide to delete them. To remove or restore Zinio titles, click on the Edit button in the Zinio app, or edit your Reading List in your Zinio online account.

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DBRL Catalog

Place holds and manage your account.

Use the DBRL catalog app to find books, CDs and DVDs, place holds and manage your account. Available on iOS devices and Android.