IMPORTANT!
All OverDrive app users must switch over to the Libby app > before the end of March, 2023. Libby is a free app available in your app store that works with the same OverDrive digital collection.
– All holds and active items will automatically transfer to Libby after it’s set up
– Transfer wish lists > from the OverDrive app to Libby in just a few steps
Export your borrowing history > from the OverDrive app
– The website, uhls.overdrive.com > can still be used
– OverDrive offers free online classes > every month through December, 2023 (registration required).

If you need further assistance, staff at the Information Desk are happy to help you.

Libby

Download eBooks, audiobooks and magazines to smartphones or tablets. Libby is the new and improved OverDrive app.

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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.

  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.

Databases

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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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