Decatur Public Library

504 Cherry Street
Decatur, Al 35601

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for titles you want.

Our hoopla & Libby collections are designed to complement each other, so they have different titles.  If you’ve checked both apps and we don’t have what you’re looking for, suggest a title.

Ask a library if you need assistance requesting a title. (Requesting a title does not guarantee the library will be able to purchase it.)

CamelliaNet is an eBook consortium of which DPL is a part.

It is accessible through the Libby app.


DPL Card holders can check out 5 items at a time and have up to 10 items on hold.


Install the Libby app from the app store on your Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), or Windows 10 device.  Or, visit the desktop app in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge browser.

  1. In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.
  2. Browse your library’s collection and borrow a title.
  3. Borrowed titles appear under Shelf>Loans and download to the app automatically when you’re on Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you’re offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Read With… to choose whether you’d like to open a book in Kindle or Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open eBook to start listening to or reading that title.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see option like Renew and Return.
  • simultaneous access to over 950,000 titles


  • eBooks, eAudioBooks, comics, television series, music and movies, magazines, Great Courses, and more


  • download or read/listen/watch in browser


  • BingePasses – borrow multiple items for unlimited use during the checkout period using only one instant borrow!   CLICK HERE  for the list of BingePasses available. 


hoopla has BingePasses for kids!  One instant checkout gets 7 days of unlimited access to the titles on the BingePass. There are LOTS of options!