Now you can access all of
the great features of our
new online catalogue on
the go using our
IpsLib Mobile app
for iOS or Android!
IpsLib Mobile app
Download the IpsLib Mobile App
You can download the app for your device (IOS or Android): From the home page of the library website or
Type “ipslib” in the App Store or Google Play search.
How to use the app
Find and download eBooks
Find and download audiobooks
More - Help
Get Help for using the app
Tap More at the bottom of the screen.
Help also explains the need for the one off
registration with Bibliocommons.
Need more information about registration?
More – Settings – Login Details
Set your login details
Tap More at the bottom of
Tap Login Settings
Type in our library barcode
Tap Remember me
Not yet Registered
If you have not yet registered your card with the new
service you will receive a short message asking you to
register. For more information about registration.
Tap OK to register and fill out the form.
If you don’t have an email address just leave that box
More – Settings – Preferred Location
Set your preferred library location
Tap Preferred Location for this
Tap the location you usually visit
Check your account details
The app provides up to date
information on items that you have
on hold or checked out.
This screen is particularly useful as it
indicates when a hold becomes
More information about My Shelves
Search for an author or title
When you conduct a search the
results display the title, author,
format (e.g. Book, DVD,
Audiobook etc.), publication
date and availability.
Type in a keyword or two
and tap Search
The Refine link allows you to restrict:
Item format e.g. book, DVD.
Audience - adult or children.
Topic e.g. animals, pets.
Content – fiction, nonfiction.
More about the Add to my Shelves.
Search – Description and Full Record
Explore – Recently Reviewed
A new way to discover treasures
The Recently Reviewed carousel
displays books that library
members worldwide have
Sometimes our library does not
hold a copy of the item. You can
always suggest that the library
purchase copy of the item.
Suggest a purchase.
Read the eBook
There are two options for reading
an eBook borrowed from the
Or you could
Read in your Browser
This is perhaps the easiest way to
read and eBook as you do not need
the OverDrive app.
Tap Read (In your browser)
Instructions will appear to help you
Type in your Barcode and PIN
Tap Sign In
Download to the OverDrive app
The OverDrive app is a media
console designed to allow you to
download and read eBooks
borrowed from the library. It also
manages and plays audiobooks.
Before you download eBooks from
the library you should download the
Link to get the
Need help for eBooks
for all portable devices
Digital Rights Management and Adobe ID
eBooks borrowed from the library contain digital rights
management (DRM) protection. This ensures the rights of authors
and publishers by restricting the items from being easily shared.
The OverDrive app on tablets and eBook readers and the Media
Console on desktop computers all need to be authorized with an
Obtain an Adobe ID to authorize your Device
To get an Adobe ID
Click on Sign In
Click on Don’t have an Adobe Id
Complete the form
Click on Create
You now have an Adobe ID and can authorize your OverDrive app.
Explore - eAudiobooks
While eAudiobooks can be located and downloaded using
the IpsLib app, the best way is to download and use the
The library uses three companies to provide eAudiobooks.
Visit this link to find
the necessary app.
Visit this page for help with downloading eAudiobooks
to your portable device.
Free and legal music form the library
Did you know as a library member you can
download free music to your PC or portable device.
Visit this link for more information about other
downloadables from your library