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Overdrive/Library2Go & Libby

Overdrive Library2Go and Libby (Overdrive’s app) offer a large selection of e-books, e-audiobooks, digital magazines*, and movies for use on digital devices or your computer's web browser. Overdrive is the only e-book service that supports the black and white Kindle e-reader.

*All RB Digital e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines have been moved to Overdrive Library2Go.

More than 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7 through Overdrive Library2Go. Fargo Public Library cardholders can also read digital magazines on Libby, the reading app from Overdrive. All digital magazines are supplied by ZINIO previously available through RBdigital. Simply enter your library card number (apply online here!) and start reading digital magazines along with e-books and e-audiobooks on Libby or Overdrive Library2Go.

Digital magazines through Overdrive and Libby have no wait lists or holds, do not count towards checkout limits and provide readers the option to renew their selections. FPL patrons can also download magazines to Libby for offline use. Readers can browse lists of magazines within the app and search by format to find available titles.

To access and use Overdrive, you will need the following:

1. An app for a digital device such as an Apple Device, Android, Fire, Kindle Reader, Nook, or a web browser. A complete list of devices and instructions can be found at Overdrive's Getting Started site.
2. A valid library card to sign into the library's collection and check-out items.
3. Using the app on your device or a web browser, you can search, browse, place items on hold, and read titles.

Visit app.overdrive.com to get started on your device and the Overdrive Help Center for questions and help with troubleshooting, or call the library's Information Desk at 701.241.1492.

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The Kid's Reading Room on Library2Go is also available at the Fargo Public Library.

This collection is designed for kids 12 and younger with special tools for parents to search by reading level and interest level. All titles are also available in the main collection.

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Hoopla

Hoopla Digital offers e-audiobooks, movies, comics and music for smartphones, tablets, and computers. Visit your device's app store to download the app or you use your computer's web browser. Users will register for an account with Hoopla and provide their library card at registration.

Please note: Hoopla is available to library card holders who are Fargo residents. The library card PIN requested is the same password you use to sign into the online catalog or Overdrive.

Signing up to access Hoopla is a 3-step process:
1. Download the Hoopla app or go to hoopladigital.com.
2. Log in with your Fargo Public Library card.
3. Borrow e-books, e-audiobooks, comics, movies, music and more.

Visit the Hoopla Help Center with further questions on getting started and for help with troubleshooting. Call the library's Information Desk at 701.241.1492 if you need further assistance.

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Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, video and games for kids.

Tumblebooks requires an active Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player. Because of these requirements, Tumblebooks is not currently available for mobile devices.