Digital Library Instructions

How to Check out Books with Digitial Library

You can check out books to read on your mobile devices using your school library barcode number!

1. Download the Overdrive app.

2. Open the app and then click on Bookshelf.

3. Click Add a title and this will take you to Digital Library.

4.Click Sign in in the upper right hand corner.

5.Select your library as Illinois Heartland Library System.

6.Enter your library barcode, all fourteen numbers.

7.Enter your pin. This is the last four numbers of your barcode.

8.Find a book you want to check out. Clicking on Children or Teen will limit your choices to more manageable numbers. You can also limit it to what is currently available. Not all books will have AR quizzes, so be sure to check that online with the AR Bookfinder.

9.A book icon in the upper right corner means this selection is text. The headphone icon means this is an audiobook.

10. Once you find a book you want, click Borrow and then go to Check-outs. Click Add to app, and the book will go to the Overdrive app.

11.Books check out for two or three weeks and will disappear after that time. They are renewable if no one else is waiting for the books. You can return books earlier, too.

See Mrs. Webb if you have more questions!