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.

  • 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, have that password on hand.
  • Email account information is handy to have, especially for resetting forgotten passwords.
  • Know associated account information – For example, Kindle device users may require their Amazon username and password information; or iPod® users their iTunes information. Be prepared with all usernames & passwords for your device.
  • Check your 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 below for each app to verify compatibility.

E-books & E-audiobooks

Libby app logo, burgundy circle with top of a reader's head appearing with a bookmark behind a teal book.

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

  • The Libby app is no longer available to download from the Kindle App Store, but OverDrive makes it available to “sideload” onto your Fire. How to Install Libby on Your Fire Tablet
  • You can also read e-books on a Kindle Fire using the device’s web browser to visit https://libbyapp.com/ and follow the prompts to select Goffstown Public Library and enter your card number. Then you’ll be ready to start borrowing and reading on your Kindle Fire.

The OverDrive app is longer available to download as of 2022, please begin using the Libby app. 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.

hoopla – Checkouts are limited to 6 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 app logo, burgundy circle with top of a reader's head appearing with a bookmark behind a teal book.

Libby, by OverDrive – Magazines borrows do not impact your e-book & e-audiobook limits.

hoopla – Magazines are included in the 6 titles per month limit.

  • A hoopla Magazines BingePass gives you 7 days of unlimited access to 75+ popular and in-demand magazines with a single borrow, streaming only.
  • With a reading experience designed specifically for digital use, it’s easy to read hoopla Magazines on a mobile device or your computer, and you can even listen to the articles!
  • There is never any waiting, and titles can be streamed immediately.
  • Available for many devices including iOS, Android, and some Kindle Fire.
  • Need help? Visit hoopla help.

Learn a Langauge

hoopla – All items are included in the 6 titles per month limit.

  • 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

hoopla – All items are included in the 6 titles per month limit.

  • 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 the monthly limit of 6 titles per month.

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.