eBooks and Audiobooks
1. A valid Westland library card. Our contract with OverDrive does not allow us to offer this service to other communities, but many other area libraries also offer access to Download Destination.
2. Make sure you are using a compatible device. Compatible devices include PCs, iPhones, iPads, Android phones, Kindles, and NOOK tablets. Check out the complete list.
3. Download the free required software, OverDrive to your computer or portable device. Some devices require an initial download to a computer. Due to the legalities of downloading digital media, library computers cannot be used to transfer digital downloads. You must have your own computer or access to a computer if you need to use one to get a title onto your device.
4. Search for titles using Download Destination.
Please note you must create two logins to use Zinio: one for the library's collection and the other to view the magazines you check out.
There is no time limit for check-outs from Zinio. Once you check out a magazine, it remains on your device until you delete it.
At this time, we are able to offer this service only to patrons with a Westland library card.
For more information and help getting started, check out Zinio FAQ.
Digital Music, Movies, TV Shows, and Audiobooks
At this time, we are able to offer this service only to patrons with a Westland library card. Check-outs are limited to 10 per month per person (library card).
- Movies - 3 days
- TV titles - 3 days
- Music - 7 days
- Audiobooks - 21 days
In order to use Hoopla, you need to set up an account using your library card number and PIN. For help with that or other questions, check out helpful YouTube videos or Hoopla FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
TumbleBooks Premium is your family's answer to building reading, math and multiple literacy skills in one website. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English (such as French and Spanish), as well as graphic novels and math stories.
To access TumbleBooks Premium, you will need a valid Westland library card.
Minimum system requirements:
- MAC/Windows XP
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 / Netscape 4.x or later
- Flash 6 plug-in - (If necessary, download Adobe Flash Player).
- Sound card
Need more help? Stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 734-326-6123.
- Green Corner
- Adult Reading Help