Library Tutorials

Borrowing with the Libby app
There's a huge selection of ebooks, audiobooks and magazines at your fingertips right now on your mobile device... free with your Ada Community Library card. Follow the steps in this quick tutorial video and start borrowing!

 

Borrowing with a Kindle eReader
Follow these steps to borrow Kindle books from Overdrive with your Ada Community Library card.

 

Borrowing Digital Content From the IDEA Collection
As an Ada Community Library cardholder, you can use your LYNX Library Consortium card on OverDrive to borrow digital titles from your home library as well as a number of partner libraries. Here's how it works!

 

Browsing the Gear Collection
We've added a ton of Learn at Home kits to our Gear Collection! In addition to helping develop fine and gross motor skills, letter and number recognition and early literacy concepts, Learn at Home kits also support at home learning and can supplement subjects taught in school. Browse all of the Gear and place holds with a few quick steps, demonstrated in this tutorial video!

 

NoveList Plus
Looking for reading recommendations? Try Novelist Plus! Find books that match your reading interests, locate read-alikes for your favorite authors, find lists of everything written by your favorite author, get all the titles in order of publication in a series, and much more!

 

Crafting with CreativeBug
CreativeBug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Learn new skills and find fresh inspiration for creating your own holiday decorations, baking or candymaking, custom greeting cards, cricut crafts, sewing, knitting, crochet, and more! Here we show you how to create your free account using your library card number.

 

Freegal Music
With Freegal you can stream unlimited music and download free songs every week using your Ada Community Library card. Follow the steps in this quick tutorial video to start streaming and downloading music today!

 

Using the Browse from Home feature
Want to see what's checked in and on the shelf right now? Following these steps, you can use the Browse from Home menu to browse the collection; then place a hold or call for pickup.