Download a Book
Dorothy Alling Library offers two options to download books from our website. Overdrive, a product of the Green Mountain Library Consortium (GMLC) and RBDigital from the Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLib).Together there are over 17,000 items available with more added on a regular basis. You will need your Dorothy Alling Library card number and password to download a book.
HomeCard patrons from other libraries can only download items via their home library. Not all libraries participate in both programs. For assistance, please call your home library.
Click on the icons below to get to each download site. For more information please see the product websites.
If you need additional assistance please visit the help section on each audiobook website - link on chart below under "Help". Additionally each site has videos that walk you through using their product. We strongly suggest you review the video and/or help section before starting a download. It only takes a few minutes and can save you a lot of time and frustration!
|Items Available||Audiobooks & E-Books||Audiobooks & Limited E-Books, Magazines|
|What do I need to login?||DAML barcode on the bottom of your yellow library card and your PIN which is normally your last name (or whatever you have set up to use the library system, Koha), it is case sensitive!||DAML barcode on the bottom of your yellow library card.|
|Getting Started||Click Me!||Click Me!||Please walk through the instructions on the website(s) before using either product or calling for help.|
Windows: OverDrive Console for Windows and Windows Media Player, iTunes (if Apple device used).
Mac: OverDrive Console for Mac and iTunes
MediaManager for PC/Mac
Software available for iPod, iPhone, Android
|Both collections are regularly added to so check back frequently!|
|Plays on?||MP3 players||
Check title to verify that it will work on your computer (PC/Mac) AND on your media player.
|Availability||Some titles always available. Hold lists used.||Some titles always available. Hold lists used.||When a title on OverDrive becomes available it will send an email to the account specified when the hold was placed. The title must be checked out within 3 days of receiving the email.|
|Check out period||7 or 14 days. No renewal allowed, but can be checked back out if no one is waiting. Most items can be returned early.||Up to 21 days, some renewals allowed. Most items can be returned early.|
|Expiration||Will expire on computer and player when loan period is through.||Will expire on computer and player when loan period is through.||Some titles can be returned early.|
|Help!||Please review this help section|
Please have all pertinent information ready before calling: