We have tens of thousands of OverDrive ebooks, emagazines, and digital audiobooks available to library patrons living inside the City of Idaho Falls or Bonneville County.
Use your library card number to sign in.† Use an internet browser or download the OverDrive‡ or Libby apps on a mobile or Windows 10+ device.
†Because of licensing restrictions, OverDrive materials are only available to patrons who live inside Bonneville County.
‡The OverDrive app will no longer be supported after 2022. See below for details.
OverDrive is a mobile app that lets you search for the ebooks and audiobooks the Idaho Falls Public Library has purchased and download them to your device. You can use the OverDrive App on Apple, Kindle Fire†, Android, and Windows devices.
Download the OverDrive App
Instructions for Use
Click the steps to see screen shots.
1. Tap the Sign In button.
2. Tap the Sign in using library card button.
3. Enter idaho falls public library into the search window and tap Go.
4. Select Idaho Falls Public Library from the list.
5. Enter your complete library card number (no spaces).
6. Tap the Add a library tile.
6a. If you’ve already used the app, the tile will instead read, Add a title
7. Scroll down to browse featured books and collections.
7a. Or use the search feature to find specific titles, authors, series, or subjects.
8. Tap a book cover to see more details, then tap the Borrow button to check it out.
8a. If the book is unavailable, tap the place a hold button to request it.
9. If prompted, re-enter your card number to sign in.
10. Tap the Borrow button.
11. Tap the Read Now button.
For help with connecting the OverDrive app to your Kindle app, please visit our third-floor service desk.
OverDrive Support Links
Instantly access thousands of digital magazines through the OverDrive or Libby apps. Each issue is always available—no wait times required!
How to Find the Magazines
Video: Learn how to browse the magazines, search by title, and borrow a specific issue. Click below to play the video.
For instructions on how to browse the magazines in Libby, click here.
With the Libby app, you can access tens of thousands of ebooks, emagazines, or digital audiobooks. Libby has a modern interface, is intuitive and user friendly, and—for those who share a device with someone else or who have access to more than one library—it allows you to enter multiple library card numbers.
Libby is available for download on Apple and Android devices. Any device type with internet access can use the online Libby App.
Download the Libby App
Instructions for Use
For detailed instructions on setting up Libby on your device, please visit our Libby information page.