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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

The mission of the Bastrop Public Library is to enhance people's lives by providing services and access to resources in a safe and welcoming environment.

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.