Did you know that as a Kalkaska County Library reader, you can check out bestselling and classic eBooks, audiobooks, digitized magazines, and even video content from the library’s digital collection, 24/7, on your own device, 100% free? It’s true!

To get started, use the QR code below, visit https://upnorth.lib.overdrive.com/, or search for Libby in your device’s app store. Then, simply log in using your Kalkaska Library Card number, and start borrowing digital materials for free — it’s that easy!

Using Libby, most materials can be enjoyed in your web browser. Downloaded eBooks can easily be transferred to eReader devices such as Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader and many more! You can even listen to audiobooks on the go!

No matter how you plan to enjoy your titles, your borrowed materials will automatically expire at the end of your lending period. There are no late fees!

The Kalkaska County Library is proud to be a participating member of the UpNorth Digital Consotrium. This means that as a participating library, our patrons have access to the collections from the following partner groups:

  • Great Lakes Digital Libraries
  • Download Destination
  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
  • Lakeland Digital Library
  • Suburban Library Cooperative
  • White Pine Library Cooperative
  • Woodlands Library Cooperative
How to add a partner library:
  • Open the Libby App on your device.
  • Navigate to Menu and Select ‘Add Library.’
  • Search for one of the partner libraries at the right.
  • Select the library and tap ‘Sign In with My Card.’
  • Under “Partner Libraries,” choose the Kalkaska County Library and sign in.
  • Start enjoying even more eBooks no matter where you are!

Still have questions about Libby? Stop by the library or visit Libby’s Online Help page!

Download the Libby App