E-Books Now Available at VGPL

E-Content can now be checked out using your existing library account and the Overdrive Application

 

  • Simply click the Overdrive button on the Library Catalog page under "Electronic Resources"

  • This will take you to the New Mexico Library To Go sign-in page.

  • Select the "Vista Grande Public Library." 

  • Log into your library account by entering your Library Card# + phone or password (if you have set a PW, you cannot use your phone number).

  • If successful, the main menu will be present at which point you can search Overdrive.  (Note you will need to configure your account to work with your device. Several applications are available). 

  • If you are using Overdrive directly, you will simply search and follow the instructions for borrowing:

    • By logging into your Overdrive account, you will be able to check out eBooks and audio books, return borrowed items and place or check holds.

    • If you are downloading the Libby application, you may be asked for a PIN. This is your account password (if set) or your phone.

To access Overdrive using the Library Catalog feature: 

  • Enter your search criteria in the FIND box.

  • On the results panel, digital downloads are identified by having"Internet" displayed in the Location field and "Overdrive" displayed in the Label field. 

  • Select the record, then select "Download This Item." The New Mexico Library To Go panel should appear. 

  • Select the "Vista Grande Public Library."

  • Follow the instructions for downloading or reserving your item.​

If you have device questions, use this link to access Overdrive Help.

 

  • Items are owned in a consortium by a number of NM libraries. This will impact hold times and availability

  • Check out limits and times are set by Overdrive and are as follows:

    • Checkout limit: 10

    • Hold limit: 4

    • Lending times available to patrons: 7, 14, 21 days

    • Default lending period: 14 days

    • Video lending times available to patrons: 3, 5, 7 days

    • Default video lending period: 5 days

Good news everyone! VGPL now has digital e-Books and audio books for you to download and check out to help us serve you better while the library remains closed.

Basic instructions for checking out materials are included on this page. Additional instructions are available here. 

If you have questions, please follow the help link.

For a PDF of the instructions with helpful screen shots, go here

If your account appears to be blocked or you otherwise cannot log-in, email read@vglibrary.org. Responses may take a few days given the closure, but we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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