What kind of materials are in the collection?
Overdrive: Adobe EPUB, Kindle, PDF, and Overdrive READ eBooks.
Hoopla: Ebooks and comic books.
Axis 360: NOTICE: On July 1st 2018 the Commonwealth will end its subscription to Axis 360 eBooks and eAudioBooks.
Is special software needed to read the eBooks on my computer?
Hoopla: No plugins are needed to read Hoopla eBooks or comics.
Are apps available for my mobile device?
What devices are compatible with the collections?
Will I need my library card?
How many titles can be checked out at a time?
Hoopla: Customers have a checkout limit of 10 downloads per month. Hoopla also has a daily limit for downloads which resets at 8:00 pm. Please try after 8:00 pm, or the following day, if you receive this message: “The daily lending limit has been met. Please save this title to your Favorites and try again tomorrow.”
Can I place holds on titles?
Overdrive: If a title is checked out, you must put your name on a waiting list for it.
Hoopla: Hoopla Digital titles are always available; you don’t have to put holds on them.
Can titles be renewed?
Overdrive: Titles can be renewed once during the original checkout period if no one else is on the waiting list.
Hoopla: Titles cannot be renewed.
Can I accumulate overdue fines?
Overdrive: No overdue fines; the titles are returned automatically.
Hoopla: No overdue fines; the titles are returned automatically.
Can I recommend titles for purchase?
Overdrive: Yes, you may recommend 5 titles every 2 weeks.
Hoopla: No, Hoopla does not accept recommendations.