Library News

OverDrive Partner Libraries

by Library Staff | March 14, 2019 at 05:03 PM

Did you know that the Minuteman Library Network has reciprocal lending agreements with six other Massachusetts library networks?  These agreements allow Minuteman patrons to use their Minuteman card to check out content from the other networks' digital catalogs.

Screenshot of Partner Libraries menu.Here is how it works:

From a computer:

Visit the Minuteman OverDrive catalog at:

https://minuteman.overdrive.com

At the top of the screen you will find a link to "Partner Libraries."

Select one of the partner library networks from the list.

From the partner library home screen choose "Sign In", Select "Minuteman Library Patrons" and enter your Minuteman card number and PIN.

You can now search and check out materials from the partner library just as you do from the Minuteman OverDrive catalog!

From the Libby mobile app:

Tap on the Libby icon at the top right of the homescreen.

Select "Add a Library"

Search for one of the following:  Boston, CLAMS, CW Mars, North of Boston, Old Colony or SAILS.

When asked to add a library card, choose "I'm visiting From Another Library."  Choose "Minuteman Library Network." Enter your card number and PIN.

You can now search and check out materials from the partner library just as you do from the Minuteman OverDrive catalog!

 

Enjoy content from all seven participating networks!

 

Click HERE for printable instructions with screenshots (PDF).


Books and Reading Collections Ebooks Electronic resources Interlibrary loan Minuteman Library Network Mobile apps Technology