Download audio books, ebooks, emagazines, videos and music from Overdrive using your Vail Public Library card. Access to the Overdrive platform is shared between 20+ libraries in our library consortium, 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 eBook or eAudiobook titles through OverDrive using their library card account number. eMagazines are now included on Overdrive and magazine check out is unlimited. All OverDrive conent is available for viewing at https://marmot.overdrive.com or within the Libby app. Searches of the Vail Public Library online catalog will also return titles available from Overdrive.
The OverDrive app is called Libby.
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.
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.