Using OverDrive with Bridges

Bridges is the eBook, audiobook, and streaming video buying consortium for Iowa public libraries. The State Library of Iowa facilitates the program and manages the contract on behalf of the participating libraries.

OverDrive, Inc. is an American digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video titles. The company provides secure management, digital rights management and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers.

OverDrive utilizes the information from your library card. You will need to know your library card number and the phone number listed when your library card was issued. The phone number is your password to get into your OverDrive account.
Call the Library if you need this information (712-826-2452). 

Click the icon to get started with Bridges and OverDrive.

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Getting Started with Libby

1. Install the Libby app from the app store on your Android or iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) device. Or, visit in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.

2. In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

3. Browse youe library's collection and borrow a title.

4. Borrowed titles appear on your Shelf and download to the app automatically when you're on Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.