The Library Card process is improving to increase user security.
Please note the following changes that will be instituted throughout this Spring and Summer.
- One FREE replacement card per calendar year, thereafter a $2.00 fee beginning May 15
- PINs will be required for Computer Reservations beginning June 1
- PINs will be required for Self Check-Outs & OverDrive beginning July 3
Forgot your PIN?
Generally your PIN is the last four digits of the phone number used when registering your account.
If you changed your PIN, or you can't recall which phone number is attached to the account, click on "Forgot your PIN?" (underneath the space for entering the PIN) on the Accounts page.
If you are still unable to log-in please ask library staff at the Library Cards window to help you, or call the Library at (480) 350-5500 for assistance.
Click here to learn more about library cards and library card policy.
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OverDrive's new app - Libby
Libby is a brand new app from OverDrive, one of our subscription eBook lenders. According to OverDrive:
"We're trying to simplify and bring joy to every aspect of digital borrowing and reading. If you love it, you can use it instead of the OverDrive app. If you don't love it yet, feel free to keep using the OverDrive app, but check in on Libby from time to time — we're adding features and squashing bugs every day."
Learn more about OverDrive at www.tempe.gov/DigitalLibrary
OneClickDigital & Zinio for Libraries App Merge
Our digital magazine subscription lending service Zinio and one of our eAudiobook providers OneClickDigital have merged apps to provide a one stop shop for these free digital media downloads! If you update the OneClickDigital app you'll see it is now called RBdigital. Here you'll find tabs for both audiobooks and magazines. You are free to delete the old Zinio app at this point. If you use these services via your browser on PC or Mac you will continue to access the sites separately, but will notice the sites have changed over to the new RBdigital name. You can always learn more about all our digital downloads at www.tempe.gov/DigitalLibrary
NEW - hoopla digital
On June 26 we launched a brand new digital collection - hoopla digital. You have access to new eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies, TV, and music for free with your library card. This collection is an addition to our suite of digital products including OverDrive, RBDigital Audiobooks, RBDigital Magazines, Freegal Music, and InstantFlix. You can learn more about all our digital downloads at www.tempe.gov/DigitalLibrary.
It's Summer Reading time!
The Summer Reading program runs from June 1 - August 1. The 2017 Summer Reading theme is "Build a Better World". Our events this summer will be all about building better inner and outer worlds by taking care of our planet, each other, and ourselves. Join us all summer long for free events and track your reading minutes online to earn prizes!
New Library Writer-in-Residence Program
The library is hosting New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr as a Writer in Residence June - August 2017. Melissa will be onsite to write and provide instruction to aspiring authors. Get expert advice on your writing by registering for a one-on-one consultation, or attend one of her writing workshops to learn new skills in the craft of writing and publishing. All experience levels are welcome.
Longer Check Out Loans with eBooks
The library has increased it's loan period for eBooks from 2 weeks to 3 weeks so you can enjoy your eBooks longer!
Are you a fast reader? You can return your eBooks by following these instructions.
Learn more about eBooks and all our downloadable and streaming content at www.tempe.gov/DigitalLibrary.