Central Texas Digital Consortium

Libby eBooks Instructions

Format:  ebooks and eaudiobooks

Check-out time:  13 days

Check-out amount:  5 titles at a time

 

Available on any device you can download apps onto (i.e. Android, iPhone)

  • Go to your app store (i.e. iTunes, Google Playstore)
  • Type in "Libby by Overdrive" and install
  • Tap to open the app

 

Libby will ask a few question to guide you to your library.  Let Libby guess your library. If it is Central Texas Digital Consortium/Bastrop Public Library, tap "This is my library".

 

  • Sign into your Central Texas Digital Consortium account - choose Bastrop Public Library
  • Enter your library card number
  • Enter your phone number (no dashes)
  • Tap "next"
  • Answer Libby's remaining question
  • You're ready to checkout books


Libby/OverDrive Apple Store Link
Libby/OverDrive Google App

 

 

 

 

 

Central Texas Digital Library 

 

 

To access ebooks via Overdrive/Libby, you must have a library card with us. You can obtain a library card online or in-person at the Circulation Desk. 

 

 

 

 

 

SimplyE eBooks

Format:  ebooks

 

Available on any device you can download apps onto (i.e. Android, iPhone)

 

  • Go to your app store (i.e. iTunes, Google Playstore)
  • Type in "SimplyE" and install
  • Tap to open
  • "Find Your Library"
  • Scroll and select "Bastrop Public Library"; tap on it
  • Tap on "Settings" in the lower right corner
  • Select "Accounts" then "Bastrop Public Library"
  • Enter library car number and phone number.
  • Tap "log in"
  • To exit settings, tap on the "my books" icon at the bottom of the screen
  • Select the building icon in the upper left corner to reveal more options
  • Bastrop Public Library - ebooks from our Libby/OverDrive collection that are available to read in the SimplyE app. 
    • Tap the "building icon" at the bottom on the left of the screen.
    • Tap the magnifying glass at the top of the right side of the screen to search for a title OR
    • Browse
  • The SimplyE Collection - ebooks in the SimplyE collection.  No eaudiobooks are available.
    • Enter your birth year
    • Tap "next"
    • Tap the "magnifying glass at the top of the right side of the screen to search for a title OR
    • Browse
    • Unlimited check-outs
    • Unlimited time

 


SimplyE app link
SimplyE app link

 

 

 

 

SYNC web link
SYNC - Offers free YA (young adult) and classic audiobook downloads to introduce the listening experience.  Explore their marvelous selections.
Project Gutenberg web link
Project Gutenberg- Download books in public domain (out of copyright).
Open Library
OpenLibrary - Create an account, then check out ebooks. A project of Internet Archive.
Many Books Web link

ManyBooks- Searches free ebooks from around the web. Coverts the free books to more formats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1100 Church Street /  P.O. Drawer 670 / Bastrop, Texas 78602 / 512-332-8880 / bastroplibrary.org

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