Online Books

Access the digital library 24/7 with Libby and Hoopla, available with your library card. See what else you can get with your library card.

Libby, by Overdrive

libby app

What is it? Ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines. Read or listen in the app, whenever, wherever. 

How to access: Use your library barcode number and PIN, which is the last four (4) digits of the phone number on the account by default.\

How many items can I get? You can have five (5) items checked out at once, and up to 10 items on hold. Items are borrowed for 14 days.

Who can use it? Available for all residents of Ankeny or Unincorporated Polk County.

App available on iOS and Android.

Hoopla Digital

hoopla digital app

What is it? Ebooks, digital audiobooks, magazines, comics, movies, TV and music with no wait times. It's your public library at your fingertips.

How to access: Create a free account using your library barcode number.

How many items can I get? You can borrow up to three (3) items per month; checkout limit resets on the first of the month. 
Note: In order to keep this popular service in budget, the library has a limited amount of checkouts available each day. If your checkout is unsuccessful, please try again the next day.

Who can use it? Available for all residents of Ankeny in the 50021 and 50023 zip codes.

App available on iOS and Android.

Hoopla is provided through the generosity of the 
Friends of the Ankeny Library.

Friends of the Ankeny Library