Download audio books, ebooks, videos and music from Overdrive using your Vail Public Library card. Access to the Overdrive platform is shared between 20 Western Slope libraries and our patrons can browse for titles, check out titles, place holds and renew titles all within Overdrive. Vail library patrons can check out any 5 titles through OverDrive using their library card account number.
OverDrive offers 2 apps for mobile devices: the OverDrive app and Libby. Libby is the newer of the two apps. OverDrive encourages library patrons to start using Libby especially if you have OverDrive accounts from multiple libraries because Libby makes that user experience easier to navigate.
Getting Started and Support from OverDrive – This link takes you to the OverDrive help pages. This is where you can find OverDrive platform help, including help for eAudiobooks and eBooks.
Your Vail Public Library card is the key to accessing more than 9,000 audiobooks, 800 music albums and 4000 movies and television series from Hoopla Digital. Hoopla Digital offerings can stream to a PC or be downloaded to a mobile device. Hoopla is also available on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and Android TV.
All Hoopla titles are always available; there are no holds in Hoopla.
Signing up is easy! To begin:
- Click the link above and choose to “sign up”
- Read the general information, and find Vail Public Library listed on the next page
- Enter your Vail Public Library card number (we don’t use a PIN at Vail Public Library).
- Once your library card is validated, Hoopla Digital asks you to create an account using an email + password. You will use this email and password to use the Hoopla app or to log into your Hoopla account going forward.
Once your account is set up, you can start browsing and borrowing up to 5 items a month. You can find all Hoopla titles either in the app or from our online catalog.
Need help with Hoopla? Use the Hoopla FAQs linked here.
eBooks and audiobooks check out for 3 weeks, music for 1 week and movies for 72 hours.
Your Vail Public Library card is the key to accessing over 30,000 instantly-available movies and documentaries that can be streamed online or through the Kanopy app, which is available in your device’s app store for iOS and Android. Compatible systems include Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast.
Kanopy offers classic films from The Criterion Collection, PBS, independent and world cinema and curated lists
All you need to set up your account from Kanopy is an email account or Facebook or Google account and your library card that starts with “416000.” Patrons with a Kanopy account through Vail Public Library are able to borrow up to 5 titles a month. Kanopy videos are always available and check out for 72 hours and there are NO late fees or fines associated with Kanopy. Search for a title from our catalog or go directly to vaillibrary.kanopystreaming.com to check out your videos.
For device/TV specific set up instructions, visit the Kanopy help pages at https://help.kanopystreaming.com/
NOTE: Eagle County School students will need a Vail Public Library (VPL) account to access Kanopy. If you do not already have a VPL account, please visit the library with a parent or guardian to get your account set up.
RBdigital provides a collection of magazines which are available online to Vail Public Library Patrons. Follow the link above to authenticate your Vail Public Library card, and set up a free account at RBdigital to view any of the magazines in our Marmot shared collection. Vail library patrons have access to more than 200 popular and specialty magazines. Your Vail library card will give you unlimited access to this entire collection. As an added bonus, RBdigital magazines do not have to be returned and do not expire. Download the RBdigital app from the Apple App Store, Google Play or Amazon Appstore.
Note: You can choose to have your favorite magazines automatically checked out to you when new issues become available. Just opt in when checking out a magazine!
Need some help? Watch these videos for assistance:
RBdigital Account Registration and Log In
RBdigital guía del usuario registro de cuenta y configuración
RBdigital App – Magazines User Guide
RBdigital App – Forgot Password User Guide
RBdigital App – Full Menu Comprehensive User Guide
For additional help, contact RBdigital Tech Support
Phone: 877-772-8346 (toll free) available 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST
Vail Public Library offers online video arts and crafts workshops from Creativebug. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. Enjoy 1,000’s of art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. These classes never expire, so you can start and stop projects at your own pace from anywhere. Use the link above to sign up for classes from home.
Inside the library, use this link to sign up for classes.
All ages audiobook database. Use this direct link to access: https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
A huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd!
Use this direct link to access: https://www.romancebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free eBooks with more than 36,000 available titles. In 2011, a group of Colorado libraries collected more than 400 of Project Gutenberg’s most popular eBook and eAudiobook titles and made them available for free through library catalogs.You can read or listen to any of these “eDiscover the Classics” books online or download them onto your favorite devices. Access hundreds of these titles from the library catalog or search Project Gutenberg for additional titles.
HathiTrust is a collection of digitized titles made available by a partnership between major research institutions and libraries. More than 1 million titles are contained in this collection of ebooks.