EBSCO & Flipster Maintenance

We have received a notification that EBSCO will be updating its ebooks, audiobooks, and Flipster software on March 13. That means that tomorrow, you will not be able to look for or get new items from Flipster or EBSCO eBooks until March 14. This is a planned maintenance, so you Read More

The eBrary: OverDrive Magazines & Flipster

What can you do with your library card? On January 7 at 6:30 PM, you’ll learn how to borrow digital magazines through Flipster and our new service OverDrive Magazines. Bring your own phone, tablet, or e-reader to get started. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.

RBDigital Contract End

The Digital Resources Committee ended Allegheny County Library Association’s contract with RBDigital on November 30. Patrons are no longer able to access audiobooks or digital magazines through RBDigital. Patrons can still obtain audiobooks through OverDrive and digital magazines through Flipster. If you wish to provide feedback to the Digital Resources Read More

The eBrary: OverDrive & Libby

What can you do with your library card? This recurring program with our Technology & Technical Services Librarian covers the digital resources that you can use with your library card. On September 8, the eBrary classes will cover borrowing eBooks & audiobooks in OverDrive & Libby.  Bring your own e-reader, phone, Read More

The eBrary: Offline eBooks & More

What can you do with your library card? This recurring program with our Technology & Technical Services Librarian Ms. Roxanne covers the digital resources that you can use with your library card. On June 16 at 2 PM, you will learn how to borrow and download ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, and Read More

The eBrary: Hoopla

What can you do with your library card? This recurring program with our Technology & Technical Services Librarian covers the digital resources that you can use with your library card. The eBrary class on March 26 at 6:30 PM covers borrowing audiobooks, ebooks, music, and video with Hoopla Digital. Register Read More

Flipster Update

Our digital magazine service Flipster just got a big update. We went from just over twenty different magazine titles to 174 magazine titles! New additions include Juxtapoz, Car & Driver, Forbes, Sports Illustrated Kids, Field & Stream, and O (Oprah Magazine). You can borrow as many magazines as you like Read More

Freegal Discontinued

The county-wide library consortium has made an executive decision to discontinue the public libraries’ membership to Freegal, the downloadable music app. You will not be able to access your music stored in the app. However, you can transfer your downloaded music from your device to another digital library such as iTunes or Read More

The eBrary: RBDigital & Flipster

What can you do with your library card? This recurring program with our Technology & Technical Services Librarian covers the digital resources that you can use with your library card. The eBrary class on January 15 at 6:30 PM covers borrowing e-magazines with RBDigital (formerly called Zinio) and Flipster. Please Read More

The eBrary: OverDrive & Libby

What can you do with your library card? You can find out with this new monthly class. Our Technology & Technical Services Librarian will cover the digital resources that you can use with your library card. The first eBrary session is November 6 at 6:30 PM and covers getting ebooks Read More