Libby

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Expand your access to digital materials by using our partner library, the Mid-Hudson Library System. Once activated, you can toggle back and forth between libraries to find what you’re looking for.

Using the Libby app

  1. Open the Libby app and tap the hamburger icon (three lines) in the bottom menu.
  2. Tap Add Library and search for Mid-Hudson Library System.
  3. Tap Sign in With My Card.
  4. Under Partner Libraries, select Upper Hudson Library System and sign in.

Using the OverDrive website

  1. Go to uhls.overdrive.com >.
  2. In the top menu, open the Partner Libraries dropdown menu.
  3. Select Mid-Hudson Library System.
  4. Select Upper Hudson Library System Cardholder from the dropdown menu and sign in.

OverDrive

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  • OverDrive app is being phased out as of February 23, 2022. All Kindle Fire users will continue using the OverDrive app until the Libby app becomes available for Kindle.
  • Download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and movies to Kindle Fire tablets
  • Change loan settings >
  • Limit of 10 active items and up to 14 holds
  • No late fines
  • Library card required. Sign up to get a library card >

Databases


Sora

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  • Students in North and South Colonie schools (elementary through high school)
  • Access the library’s digital collection through this school resource
  • Students access Sora through their school’s website
  • Steps to set up:
    • enter setup code “capitalregionny”
    • select school district
    • enter username (student’s school email address)

One on One Computer Help

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  • If you have a specific need for help, you may complete this form to request a one on one > appointment or call 518-458-9274
  • Some examples of what can be covered during this appointment are downloading an eBook, how to use a computer or smartphone, assistance completing an employment application, etc.
  • Appointments may be virtual or in person and last up to 1 hour
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