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: Firefox may require that you install the Widevine plugin for video content.)
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 Libby and OverDrive apps.

How do I get it?

Note: OverDrive currently has two apps for mobile devices: Libby and OverDrive. It is recommended that new users get started with Libby because it will eventually replace the OverDrive app completely.

For tablets and smartphones
  1. Visit your device’s app store (Google Play for Android Devices or the App Store for Apple iOS devices), find and install the Libby or OverDrive app. It is recommended that new users get started with Libby because it will eventually replace the OverDrive app completely.
  2. Find your library by name or postal code.
  3. Log in to the app using your library card number and PIN. You can also log in using an OverDrive account which you create.
For all other devices
  1. Depending on whether you plan to read or listen to books on a computer, e-reader or MP3 player, the software you need to use OverDrive varies.
  2. Visit OverDrive’s getting started page, and scroll down to select instructions for your device or computer.
  3. Search dbrl.overdrive.com 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. In the new Libby app, your eBooks will sync across devices when you sign in with the same library card number and PIN.

If you want to download the same eBooks to the OverDrive app on multiple devices, always authorize (or sign into) the app with the same OverDrive account, Facebook account, library card, or Adobe ID.

See OverDrive’s help page for more detailed information.

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RBdigital

Audiobooks and Magazines - Formerly Zinio

RBdigital offers over 100 digital magazines and thousands of audiobooks to enjoy on your tablet, smartphone or computer. (This service was formerly known as Zinio.)

How do I get it?
RBdigital Magazines

Borrow and read magazines using your computer’s browser or the RBdigital app on mobile devices.

  1. Visit DBRL’s RBdigital magazines site 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.

Note: Once you have registered, your account information can also be used to log in to the RBdigital app and RBdigital audiobooks site.

  1. To download and read your magazines on a tablet or smartphone, install the RBdigital mobile app (for AndroidApple devices or Kindle Fire), and sign in using your account information. You can then use the app to borrow, download and read your magazines offline.
RBdigital Audiobooks

Borrow and listen to audiobooks on your computer or using the RBdigital app on mobile devices.

  1. Visit DBRL’s RBdigital audiobooks site using a web browser (on a computer or mobile device) and click the “Register” link.
  2. Enter your library card number and additional information to create an account.

Note: Once you have registered, your account information can also be used to log in to the RBdigital app and digital magazines site.

  1. To download and listen to your audiobooks on a tablet or smartphone, install the RBdigital mobile app (for AndroidApple devices or Kindle Fire), and sign in using your account information. You can then use the app to borrow, download and listen to your audiobooks offline.
FAQs
How many magazines can I download?

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

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 RBdigital titles, click on the Edit button in the RBdigtial app or edit your Reading List in your RBdigital online account. To remove RBdigital titles, tap the X on the Magazine Cover, or choose Return next to the Read button.

How many audiobooks can I check out at a time?

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

How long can I keep audiobooks?

The check-out period for audiobooks is 21 days and they can be renewed.

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

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

What happens to the magazines I downloaded using the Zinio app once I switch to the RBdigital app?

When you delete the Zinio app, all downloaded magazines will be removed from your device. The new RBdigital app will remember your previous check-outs, but you will need to re-download those magazines to make them available offline for reading in the new app.

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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.