Digital Services Assistance

Helpful tips for navigating our online resources.

Whether you are new to the library, navigating our online resources for the first time, or just need a little extra help, we are here for you.

  • Tips for downloading popular magazines
  • Learn how to use our ebook and audiobook platforms
  • Tutorials for using online newspapers, classes and research tools

Ebooks & Audiobooks

OverDrive / Libby
  • What is OverDrive / Libby?
  • Getting Started tutorial, with tips for device set up and site navigation
  • Access our collection using or by searching for Sacramento Public Library on the Libby app
  • If you don’t have a library card, sign up for an ecard or enter your phone number in Overdrive or Libby and get instant access to our collection
  • Start borrowing and enjoying ebooks, audiobooks and videos 
  • Getting started tutorial
  • Visit Hoopla or download the mobile app by searching for “Hoopla Digital” in your app store
  • Create an account using your library card
  • Items in the Hoopla collection are always available as there are no holds. You can check out up to 5 items per month
  • Start borrowing ebooks, audiobooks, videos, TV shows, music or comics


  • Getting started tutorial
  • Start borrowing digital magazines from the comfort of your home

Newspapers, Online Classes, Research, Resources for Kids and More
  • Getting started tutorials, for help across a myriad of resources for all ages

Still need help?
We are happy to answer your questions via phone, email or chat.