Using the Library

Library Takeout

Last Updated 2020/06/10

In times of uncertainty, books can provide a safe haven where our spirits can be lifted up and our imaginations can roam freely.  To get books into the hands of our community’s readers, the Cranbrook Public Library is launching a curbside pickup service for its members. It only takes 3 steps: Place your order online

Virtual Library during Closure

Last Updated 2020/03/17


eBooks, audioBooks and eMagazines

Last Updated 2021/01/20

Sometimes you just can’t fit all the books you want to read in your bag, or perhaps you want to listen to an audiobook while you’re gardening or jogging.  Ebooks and downloadable audiobooks are a great solution and here are some places you can download them from.  It’s absolutely free, all you need is your library card

eBook Websites

Last Updated 2019/02/06

Here’s a list of websites offering eBooks for download and online reading. 30,000 free books online. Great The online literature library – unabridged. Novel resource guide and literature. Planet Publish Free PDF books. Free online literature and study guides. Online Books, Poems, Short Stories. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus and hundreds more. Shakespeare’s Sonnets: A comprehensive

RBdigital: Magazines

Last Updated 2021/01/05

The Library subscribes to loads of popular magazines that you can download for free to your computer or mobile device.  To access the service, go to the Library’s RBdigital page.

Privacy Policy

Last Updated 2019/02/13

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy: Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information

Finding and Borrowing Items & Placing Holds

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Finding & Borrowing eBooks & audioBooks Read Overdrive’s instructions to learn how to find and borrow items. Placing Holds How to place a hold How to check out a title on hold that has become available How to remove a hold *Please note that the eBook collection is hosted on a Third Party website with

audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Using Libby to Download an eBook MP3 vs WMA audioBooks are available in 2 different formats: MP3 and WMA. MP3: Compatible with most devices, including Mac and Windows computers Can be transferred to iPod or other compatible music players Can be downloaded directly to mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) using the OverDrive Media

Transferring eBooks to an eReader (Kobo, Nook or other compatible device)

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Check the compatibility of your eReader to ensure it’ll work with Library To Go. Make sure you’ve downloaded Adobe Digital Editions to your computer. Authorize Your eReader: Skip to Step 3 if you’ve already authorized your reader with your computer. Connect your device to your computer. Open Adobe Digital Editions. Follow any instructions on your

eBooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2019/01/29

You can view eBooks on your computer either through your browser, through your free Libby app, your free Overdrive app, or by downloading the title to your computer using Adobe Digital Editions. View an overview video of how to borrow eBooks. Using Libby to Download an eBook Using Library2Go to Download an eBook In your