What kind of materials are in the collection?

Overdrive: Current  issues of magazines.

Flipster: Current and back issues of magazines.

AtoZ World Food: Database of 7,000 traditional recipes and 850 food culture article

Is special software needed to read the magazines on my computer?

Overdrive: No, Overdrive Magazines can be read in a web browser.

Flipster: No, Flipster Magazines can read in a web browser.

AtoZ World Food: No, AtoZ World Food can be read and used in a web browser

Are apps available for my mobile device?

Overdrive: Yes, the Libby app for iOS and Android devices.

Flipster: Yes, the Flipster app for the iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets.

AtoZ World Food: No, app is available, but any web capable smartphone or tablet can use its browser to use the site.

What devices are compatible with the collections?

Overdrive: A list of supported devices is available here.

Flipster: PCs, Macs, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets.

AtoZ World Food: PCs, Macs, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets.

Will I need my library card?

Overdrive: Yes and your PIN. Your card must be in good standing.

Flipster: Yes and your PIN.

AtoZ World Food: Yes.  Use the Library sign-in to enter your 13-digit library barcode without spaces.

How many titles can be checked out at a time?

Overdrive: Unlimited checkouts

Flipster: Unlimited checkouts

AtoZ World Food: Unlimited searches and browsing.

How long is the loan period?

Overdrive: Checkout periods range from 7 to 21 days based on personal preference.

Flipster: Checkout periods range from 2 to 7 days

AtoZ World Food: No due dates; you can print out recipes and articles.

Can I place holds on titles?

Overdrive: Overdrive Magazines are always available; you don’t have to place holds on them.

Flipster: Flipster magazines are always available; you don’t have to place holds on them.

AtoZ World Food: No need to reserve anything.  AtoZ World Food is always available.

Can titles be renewed?

Flipster: No due dates; you can keep the magazines as long you’d like.

Can I accumulate overdue fines?

Overdrive: No overdue fines; the titles return themselves after the loan period ends.

Flipster: No overdue fines; the titles never expire.

What if I have technical questions or problems?

Overdrive: See the Help section of the Overdrive website. Or, view our pamphlet.

Flipster: See the Help section of the Flipster website.  View our pamphlet.

AtoZ World Food: View our pamphlet soon.  Watch this space.