Digital Books & More

Enjoy the convenience of downloadable e-audio & e-books, music albums, comics, movies, TV shows, and more on your mobile & e-reader devices with your Goffstown Public Library Card.

If you have an app-enabled device, download these FREE third-party apps* from your device’s app store, and follow the on-screen prompts/directions to get started borrowing today.

Before you begin:

  • Have your library card and PIN password available. This is the PIN password you selected when registering for your Goffstown Public Library card. If you forgot your password, please visit or call the Library at 603-497-2102, or request it online at My Account.
  • If your device is password protected, please have that password on hand.
  • Email account information is handy to have, especially for resetting forgotten passwords.
  • Associated accounts information – For example: Kindle device users will require their Amazon username and password information; or iPod® users their iTunes information. Be prepared with all usernames & passwords for your device.
  • An internet connection.
  • Compatible older generation & classic e-readers may require a USB cable and a software installation on your PC.
Your device may not be compatible with every app. Please check the help links for each app to verify compatibility.

E-books & E-audiobooks

Libby, by OverDrive*Checkouts are limited to 3 titles at a time.

  • Libby is the new app to enjoy e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines from OverDrive.
  • Easy to get started for first-time users and a streamlined experience.
  • E-books can be sent to your Kindle or Kindle reading app. Learn how.
  • Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets.
  • Need help? Visit the Libby Help site or NH Downloadable Books Service Device Guide.

* OverDrive UsersThe OverDrive app will no longer be available beginning in 2022, please begin using the Libby app today. OverDrive users who need help with the app should visit https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/home.htm.

cloudLibrary by bibliothecaCheckouts are limited to 6 titles at a time.
hooplaBorrow up to 6 titles per month.
  • Borrow e-audiobooks, e-books, comics and more and enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone.
  • There is never any waiting, and titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.
  • Available for many devices including iOS, Android, and some Kindle Fire.
  • Need help? Visit hoopla help.

Magazines

Libby, by OverDrive

  • NH Downloadable Books has received a free package of digital magazines complements of our OverDrive vendor that will remain in our collection until August 2022. Over 3,000 titles are included!
  • See the selection at nh.overdrive.com/nh-goffstown/content
  • All new magazine issues will be available with “Article View” in Libby – more readable on small devices. You can even view and print coloring book pages.
  • Need help? Visit the Libby Help site.

UPDATE 12/2020: The RBdigital app will be discontinued. Please download and start using the Libby app to read magazines.

Learn a Langauge

hooplaBorrow up to 6 titles per month.
  • Browse language learning e-audiobooks from publishers like The Pimsleur® Method and Earworms.
  • hoopla also offers e-books, e-audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music albums and comics in a variety of languages.
  • There is never any waiting, and titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.
  • Available for many devices including iOS, Android, and some Kindle Fire.
  • Need help? Visit hoopla help.

Also try Mango Languages, available in the e-library.

Movies, TV, Music

hooplaBorrow up to 6 titles per month.
  • Borrow movies, TV shows, and music albums to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone.
  • There is never any waiting, and titles can be streamed immediately, or downloadedfor offline enjoyment later.
  • Compatible with many devices including Airplay, Android TV, Apple, TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku. For connection help, visit hoopla help.

Borrowing & Renewals

Borrowing periods begin as soon as items are checked out—not when they are downloaded.

As long as there are no holds on your titles, you will be able to renew them before your loan expires with the cloudLibrary and Libby apps. hoopla items are always available and can be borrowed again within monthly limits.

You can see items borrowed from cloudLibrary, and Libby in My Account at goffstownlibrary.com.

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*The Goffstown Public Library guarantees the confidentiality of your library account per RSA 201-D:11 as it applies to our automated library system and services we provide. However, you are not guaranteed privacy through downloadable services such as Libby, cloudLibrary, hoopla, Mango Languages, App Stores, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

Please be aware that your information may not be held confidential through third-party services.