Maryland’s Digital eLibrary Consortium – OverDrive & Libby
- Download eBooks, digital audiobooks and eMagazines to a smartphone, tablet, eReader, laptop, or computer.
- Overdrive help
- Overdrive apps
- Magazines do not count toward your ten checkouts, nor do they need to be placed on hold. Magazines are always available.
- Choose your checkout period- 7, 14, or 21 days.
- Try the Libby app for your Android, iOS, or Microsoft device.
- Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.
- Open the app and find your library. You can search for Calvert Library, or enter your city or zip code.
- Browse the collection and borrow an eBook, eAudiobook or eMagazine. When prompted, sign in with your Calvert Library card.
- Borrowed titles appear on your shelf and will download to the app automatically so you can read offline.
- From your shelf, you can open a title to read in the app.
- See OverDrive’s Libby Help page for more information.
Whether you prefer electronic or physical library material search the COSMOS catalog for books, movies and music.
Browse a catalog of 15 million songs. Stream 3 hours per day AND download 3 MP3 songs per week and keep them forever! Get the app on Google Play or Apple App Store.
Research thousands of products and services with test results, ratings, recommendations and buying guides. Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization that provides unbiased reports on a variety of products to help you make better, more informed purchasing decisions.
Full subscription online access to this popular daily newspaper. There are separate links for in-library access and offsite access. Unrestricted offsite access is available to readers for 7 days, beginning at the point of entering the site after registering or logging in. On the eighth day, users should return to this page and select the offsite access link for WashingtonPost.com; this triggers a new 7-day access period for the individual. Users do not need to pay for an account.
Calvert Library Hoopla
- Borrow free video, music, and audiobooks with your library card
- Enjoy on your PC, tablet, or phone
- “How to use Hoopla” class
- Hoopla help
- Mobile apps: IOS, Android, Amazon
Kanopy – Be Entertained, Be Enriched
Kanopy.com provides films that truly resonate with us and do more than just entertain. They inspire us, enrich us, and challenge our perspectives. Look for the Great Courses and MANY documentaries on Kanopy.
BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.