More Checkouts Now Allowed in OverDrive!

MHLS Digital Downloads

We have increased the number of OverDrive holds that patrons can place, and the number of OverDrive items that can be checked out. All Overdrive users can now have up to 10 items on hold at any given time and up to 10 items checked out.

Our eBooks can be read on your computer, phone, tablet or eReader. Many titles can be enjoyed immediately on any device with an internet browser or downloaded into the free OverDrive app. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

Try one today!  


Join in the Big Library Read!


From September 16-30 you can get a free download of Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O’Connor from OverDrive, the Mid Hudson Library System’s digital download center, as a part of the Big Library Read. The Big Library Read is a global movement designed to support the availability of audiobooks and eBooks through libraries. Unlimited copies of both the audiobook and eBook will be available for download during this two week period- no holds, no waitlists! Having your child download and read or listen to Nancy Clancy is a great way both to foster a love of reading in your child and to teach them how to download books for free, so take advantage of this great offer while you can!


Learn How To Borrow eBooks From the Library

Saturday, June 29 anytime between 11am-1pm


Need help figuring out your new Kindle, Nook, or other electronic reader? Want to learn how to borrow eBooks for your device from the library? Join us on Saturday, June 29 anytime between 11am-1pm and we’ll help you learn how! Bring your personal device or learn on one of ours. You can explore the Mid-Hudson Library System’s collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks on the MHLS Digital Download page