Have You Met Libby?

A phone with eBooks on the screen, plus text saying The Digital Library is Always Open, and a neon sign graphic that says Open 24 Hours

Have you met Libby? Download this FREE app to get eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines on your phone or tablet 24/7! All you need is your ECRL library card number to get started. Libby even helps you avoid fines by automatically returning your digital books and magazines on their due date! Download the Libby app […]

Apple (iOS) Libby & OverDrive App Update

QR Code for downloading the Libby App from the Apple or Google Play stores

Attention Apple (iOS) Libby and OverDrive app users- changes are here! Due to a recent web certificate change at OverDrive, iPhones and iPads will need to be updated to the iOS 10 (or higher) operating system in order to continue using the Libby and OverDrive apps. Similarly, Mac users will need to have macOS 10.12.1 […]

World’s Largest Digital Book Club Incorporates Humor to Reduce Stress

East Central Regional Library is helping readers embrace humor to reduce stress together during the current Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From April 5-19, readers can learn stress-managing techniques from psychologist and stand-up comedian Brian King’s The Art of Taking It Easy eBook. Borrow the eBook without waiting by visiting https://ecrl.overdrive.com/ […]

Changes coming to the Digital Library

Important News for RBdigital & Overdrive Users: Digital audiobooks and ebooks previously available through the RBdigital app will be moved to the library’s OverDrive collection beginning September 8, 2020. Patrons can continue using the RBdigital app to access magazines and the Hoonuit software training database until further notice. What will happen to my current RBdigital […]

Tumble Books

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.   Tumble Book Library is a great resource for children in grades K-6. It offers […]

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Three million people are diagnosed with dyslexia each year. Dyslexia is the most common cause of reading, writing, and spelling difficulties, affecting up to 20% of the population. Standard typefaces are often difficult to read for people with dyslexia. The letters are hard to differentiate and words tend to jumble together. The dyslexic font, or […]

Cowboy Pride: join the digital book club!

Inspired by Pride and Prejudice, author Lacy Williams has introduced a new dual love story with a Wild West twist. Voted on by librarians and library readers, Cowboy Pride, has been selected for the next Big Library Read. From July 9-23, East Central Regional Library readers will be able to borrow the eBook with no wait […]

East Central Regional Library Challenges Readers to Try Digital

East Central Regional Library is on a mission: Get more people to try digital reading! While we have offered eBooks and eAudiobooks to the community for 6 years, we know that many people are still surprised to learn their library card gives them access to over 11,000 free digital titles.  Throughout the rest of this […]

RBdigital Web Updates

An update for RBdigital will start around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20. This update may take up to 8 hours to complete. During this period, service disruptions are expected for all RBdigital products on both web and mobile, including RBDigital audiobooks, magazines, and  eBooks, and the Atomic Training database. The RBdigital update will deliver a number of […]

Read an eBook Day!

  At East Central Regional Library, we love eBooks every day, but today we’re showing our love just a little bit more. September 18th is Read an eBook Day, a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the celebration by checking out your favorite eBook from ECRL’s OverDrive Digital Library. eBooks enable you to […]