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RBdigital provides audiobooks and magazines to stream or download to any device, and streaming video for entertainment and education.

You must register on the website before logging in to the app.

Get Started:

  1. Go to RBdigital on the website. You will enter your library card number and library password for verification. 
  2. Click Register in the upper-right corner, and create your own username and password. If you have an account with RBdigital Magazines, use that username / password. *
  3. Select Checkout to borrow or Hold to place a hold.
  4. Read our FAQ to use content on a desktop or laptop.
  5. To download content to your mobile device, download the RBdigital app and login with your account:
    iOS | Android | Kindle Fire

* The RBdigital account is not linked to either your OverDrive account or the My APL catalog login. You need to use the RBdigital account username / password to login to the RBdigital app. The app will not accept your Library card barcode as a login.

Audiobook Checkouts, Renewals, & Holds:
You can check out 10 audiobooks at a time for up to 21 days each. You can renew items once for an additional 21 days. You can return items at any time. For each format, you can place 10 holds at a time. Once you are notified that a hold is available, you have 48 hours to check it out.

You can check out an unlimited number of magazines and keep them forever.

Streaming Video access:
We offer the following channels :

  • Acorn TV: British TV and film
  • The Great Courses: video lectures from top professors
  • IndieFlix: independent movies and classic TV
  • Qello Concerts: over 1,500 concerts and music documentaries

Video Checkouts and Browsing:

  • Each channel offers a 7-day pass. When you check out a 7-day pass, you have unlimited streaming in that channel.
  • When the 7-day pass expires, sign into RBdigital to redeem another pass.
  • You can check out 2 channel passes per week.
  • If you want to view a video through a channel’s app for screencasting, you can sign in with your RBdigital login.
  • Streaming videos aren’t included in search results on the RBdigital platform. You need to access the specific channel to browse and search for videos.


Help Pages: PDF icon rbdigital_user_guide.pdf

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