Our eAudiobook collection is currently being transferred from OverDrive and Libby to cloudLibrary. All titles should be available soon. Until then, cloudLibrary and Hoopla already have a large collection of eAudiobooks. Find links below for those collections.
eBOOKS & eAUDIOBOOKS
eBooks and eAudiobooks can be downloaded to many devices. (**Note for Kindle tablet users: Libby is not available on the Amazon app store. Use the OverDrive app.)
When will the OverDrive eAudiobooks be available on cloudLibrary?
The transfer is in process. All titles should be available by October 5. Until then, cloudLibrary and Hoopla already have a large collection of eAudiobooks available for checkout.
Can I request titles in cloudLibrary?
In the cloudLibrary app: To request titles in cloudLibrary, use the Suggestions for Library setting. To apply the setting, follow these instructions.
Tap the Search button at the bottom of the screen.
Tap the filter icon in the top right corner of the screen.
Tap Suggestions for Library and Save.
On the cloudLibrary website: If you are logged in to your cloudLibrary account on the website, click the Filters button and choose Suggestions for library. This setting will show titles that APL owns as well as titles that can be suggested for purchase for the collection.
Can I still request eAudiobooks in OverDrive/Libby?
You can request eAudiobooks in OverDrive/Libby until September 28 if that is your preference. After that time, eAudio requests will not be available in OverDrive.
As of right now, all eAudiobook requests will be purchased in cloudLibrary even if the request is made in OverDrive. You can make requests directly in the cloudLibrary app or on the website.
Will eAudiobooks still be available in Hoopla?
Yes. Both cloudLibrary and Hoopla will have a collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as streaming movies and TV.
Why did the library add another digital platform?
By adding cloudLibrary to our collection, we are able to be members of the Louisiana cloudLink group which gives you access to 150,000+ eBooks and eAudiobooks from 27 other Louisiana libraries. More titles means more choices for you!
Will OverDrive/Libby continue to be offered?
Yes. We have no current plan to discontinue use of OverDrive/Libby.