To help our communities stay safe, all FVRL locations are enforcing the WA state mask requirement and our Additional Rules of Conduct. Don’t have a mask? We can provide one! We’re also still offering curbside service for pickup of holds or library samplers.
Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks to read on the device of your choice. Check out up to ten titles at a time for up to 21 days. Ver títulos disponibles en español.
- Get started on your device
- iOS or Android : Download the Libby app below.
- Kindle: Follow these instructions.
- Other eReaders: Follow instructions for using Fire, NOOK, or Kobo tablets.
- Windows 7 or Mac computer: Follow OverDrive’s instructions.
- Windows 8/10 computer: Follow OverDrive’s instructions.
- Chromebooks: You have a couple of options.
- Borrowing, returning, renewing
- See the FAQs on our eBooks & eAudio page or our "Get Help Using FVRL's Online Resources" page for answers to your questions.
- Having problems or getting a security warning?
Starting September 30, 2021, you'll probably have problems if you're trying to use OverDrive or Libby on an older browser or operating system. You may see a security warning or a "your connection is not private" message, or you may just have problems signing in, borrowing, loading the app's content, etc.
Why? The web certificate provider that OverDrive uses will no longer support certain older operating systems, including iOS 9 or older and MacOS below 10.12.1. We have also heard from our patrons that some older Kindle Fire or Android devices are also affected.
What to do about it? Update your browser or operating system, if possible. Here's how to update your iOS device, or read more about the issue from Libby Help or OverDrive Help. Unfortunately, some older devices may not be able to update to current software, and it might be time to consider buying a new (or at least newer) device.
What happens if you ignore the message? Your data could be compromised, since OverDrive can’t verify that you're connecting with a legitimate server.
- Still have questions?
These resources may help:
Check out up to 20 films, TV episodes, music albums, eAudio, or eComics from Hoopla monthly and enjoy them on your computer, phone, tablet, or TV. Collections available in several languages, including español, 中文, and русский.
- Basic information
- Materials are available in over 70 languages.
- View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
- Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
- Download and view eComics, eBooks, eAudio, and sheet music for 21 days following checkout.
- Start an online book club.
- Many Hoopla videos are closed captioned. Search the Hoopla Help site for "closed captions" to learn how to display subtitles.
- You may need the Widevine plugin to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to use Google Chrome instead, as it doesn't require the plugin.
- Get started today
- Go to Hoopla and sign up with the email and password of your choice.
- Download the appropriate app for your device, or use it in your web browser.
- Borrow and enjoy!
- Get help
- See Hoopla help for FAQs.
- Forgot the email address you used to sign up? Use the "Contact Us" form at the bottom of every Hoopla help page, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the library's name (Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries), your library card number, and a description of your issue. (Unfortunately, FVRL staff can't look up your Hoopla email address or password.)
- Forgot your Hoopla password? Use the "Forgot your password?" link on the Hoopla login page once you know the correct email address.
- Ask us for Tech Help for other issues (not account login).
Peruse animated, talking picture books, early chapter books, puzzles, and resources for kids and families in TumbleBooks. Includes a limited number of books in French, Spanish, and other languages.
Stream eBooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks of high interest to tweens and teens, as well as classics and some teacher-assigned titles. You'll need an internet connection only—no downloading!
- How does TeenBookCloud help teachers?
In many ways! Take a look at these TeenBookCloud features:
- Most titles have reading level information on the title record page, including Accelerated Reader (A/R) and Lexile levels as well as publisher-suggested interest level grade ranges.
- Some titles have accompanying lesson plans and quizzes linked on the title record page.
- TumbleTracker lets teachers track their students' reading progress, assign books to read and quizzes to take, and tailor assignments based on student activity. (Find out more about TumbleTracker under "About" in the main menu.) You may request a TumbleTracker account by sending your teacher email address to email@example.com.
Search full-text reference eBooks on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer. No limits, holds, or waiting!
Access highly illustrated eBooks for kids in many curriculum areas. Always available to read in your browser—no holds or waiting! Subjects include biography, crafts, cultures, dinosaurs, environment, health, history, mythology, nature, space, and technology.
Download free, non-fiction eBooks on a wide range of topics, including accounting, engineering, language learning, and more.
Read from a library of over 6000 digitized historical children's books, available online from the University of Florida Digital Collections. This collection includes British and American children's books and magazines from the mid 1800s on by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, and many more.
Choose from over 53,000 free EPUB or Kindle titles; download them or read them online. This is a great source of classic titles that are no longer under U.S. Copyright. You can add them to your DropBox, Google Drive or OneDrive if you have one and enjoy at your leisure. You can also choose to download or transfer titles to your mobile device, following these tips.