Library Apps

RBdigital e-audiobooks are moving to Libby

On November 12, Washington County Library will be moving digital audiobooks from RBdigital to the Libby app as part of our OverDrive collection. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great audiobooks you loved in the RBdigital app, now available in Libby. You can find a link to download the Libby app below. Learn more about this transition on our blog.

WashCoLib has a mobile app!

Using our new app, you can search the catalog, manage your library account, find locations and hours, keep up with library events, scan barcodes to find books at the library, enable push notifications for account alerts, download eBooks, and more.

Get it now!

  1. Install "Washington County Library" from your device’s app store.
  2. Tap “My Account” to enter your library card number and PIN.
  3. Add card numbers to manage multiple accounts through a single sign-in.
  4. Explore!
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Libby

Ebooks and Audiobooks
Libby

  • Check out up to 15 items at a time
  • Place up to 15 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Items check out for up to three weeks and can be renewed through the app. (Default checkout is three weeks.)

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

Get it now!

  1. Install the Libby app from your device's app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.
  4. Read your ebook with Libby, or send it to your Kindle.
Overdrive

Ebooks and Audiobooks
OverDrive

  • Check out up to 15 items at a time
  • Place up to 15 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Items check out for up to three weeks and can be renewed through the app. (Default checkout is three weeks.)

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows

Get it now!

  1. Install the OverDrive app from your device's app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.
  4. Read your ebook with OverDrive, or send it to your Kindle.
cloudLibrary

Ebooks and Audiobooks
cloudLibrary

  • Check out up to 10 ebooks or audiobooks at a time
  • Place up to 10 titles on hold at a time. An email notification is sent when the item is available
  • Items check out for 3 weeks and can be renewed through the app.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, MacOS, Windows, Nook

Get it now!

  1. Install the cloudLibrary app from your device's app store.
  2. Follow the prompts to find Washington County Library and add your library card.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook or audiobook.
RBdigital

Emagazines
RBdigital

  • Digital audiobooks have moved from RBdigital to OverDrive.
  • Unlimited access to over 200 popular magazines
  • Check out and keep magazine issues for as long as you want. No due dates. 

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, MacOS, Windows

Get it now!

  1. Install the RBdigital app from your device's app store.
  2. Create an account at our RBdigital page.
  3. Browse or search for magazines and audiobooks to check out. 
Lynda.com

Online Learning
Lynda.com

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, AppleTV, Roku, Windows, MacOS

Get it now!

  1. Install the Lynda.com app from your device's app store.  
  2. Select "Already a Member," then tap on the Organization tab.
  3. Type "www.co.washington.mn.us" under Web Portal and tap the Log in button.
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN.
BiblioBoard

Local Ebook Collections
Biblioboard

  • Unlimited access to thousands of titles from Minnesota’s independent publishers, including literature and nonfiction.
  • Check out and keep ebooks for as long as you want. No due dates.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, Fire, Windows, MacOS

Get it now!

  1. Install the Biblioboard app from your device's app store.  
  2. Create an account to read titles offline.
  3. Browse and check out your ebook.

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Reference Solutions

Business Research
Reference Solutions

Research companies and executives, find addresses and phone numbers, and search for jobs, or new business opportunities.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android

Get it now!

  1. Install the Reference USA app from your device's app store.
  2. Enter your library card number.
  3. Select MELSA for your library. 
Transparent Language

Language Learning
Transparent Language

Radically better language learning, in one complete experience. 100+ languages (and growing!). From Afrikaans to Zulu, the number of languages available to learners is constantly growing. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are the four pieces of the language puzzle. Put them all together through dozens of learning activities, including pronunciation practice and typing tasks.

Works with
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android 

Get it now!

  1. Create a user account on Transparent Language Online and log on.
  2. Choose a language.
  3. Click Go Mobile.
  4. Install the Transparent Language app from your device's app store.
  5. Enter the username and mobile password provided in the Transparent Language app authorization screen to authenticate. 
   

Check out, read, watch, research, and listen to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more using these free apps and your library card.