Access eResources

eBooks and eAudiobooks are a valuable resource provided by the Library.  A complete list of eresources is available on our main page. 

Libby, by Overdrive and hoopla are commonly used eresources available through our Library.  In order to access these resources, a patron must set up an account with the chosen eresource, using their library card number and pin number.  If using an IOS or Android device, the patron can then download the appropriate app to their device.  For ereaders, there are specific instructions available for the different devices that are provided on the Overdrive help page. 

Libby, by Overdrive

Check out and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from your computer or mobile device.  Overdrive has a new app available:  Libby. Sign in to multiple libraries, with one or more cards for each library.  Download books and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space. Patrons can download ten items a month, and place ten holds a month.

Libby Help Page

hoopla

Downloadable movies, music, television shows, audiobooks, eBooks and comic books. Patrons can download up to four instant borrows per month, and three flex borrows a month. 

hoopla help page

Pronunciator  Learn 80 languages with Pronunciator. Features live tutors, movies, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, ESL courses and more! Plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.

Duolingo and Bescherelle are free online resources for language learners as well!  

Tips for setting up your app:

  • Choose "Yellowhead Regional Library - Bibiliothèque de Beaumont Library" as your local Library.
  • Use the barcode (with no spaces) on the back of your Library card for your username.
  • Your password is the last four digits of your phone number (unless you have reset your password).
  • If you have trouble remembering your password, call the Library at 780-929-2665 and we will reset your password for you.

Having trouble accessing the eresources?  Contact us!