Destiny Discover: eBooks & eAudiobooks

Download library eBooks or eAudiobooks onto your tablet or home computer!


Debra Leipman Yale memorial fundThank you to the Byram Hills Education Foundation, which provided the funding for hundreds of these eBooks via the Debra Leipman Yale Memorial Fund.

To read eBooks on a phone or tablet with the "Destiny Discover" App:

1. First, download the free app:
2. Launch app, then select "New York" from Location menu, and enter "H.C. Crittenden" into the "Schools" box, select it from list.
3. Check the box that says "Remember me on this device," then tap "Log in"
4. Enter your school network username (NOT your Google ID) & password, click "Submit."
5. Tap "Ebooks" or "Audiobooks" or search.
6. Tap "Open" to begin reading, or "Checkout." To download book for reading off-line, click the down arrow (in cloud) icon. If Text to Speech is available, you'll see a "play" triangle icon next to the page number, tap to activate or adjust rate and voice by tapping on the open book icon. Tap on the Aa icon to adjust font size.
7. All checkouts (digital and print) are visible from the "Checkouts" link from the Menu (3 horizontal lines, found on top left side of screen in Destiny Discover).

To read eBooks on a Chromebook, computer, or other device's Web browser use the BobCatalog or Destiny Discover (previously called FollettShelf):

1. From the Web, go to HCC Library's BobCatalog
2. Click "Login" and enter your school network username (NOT your Google ID) & your personal password
3. If you know the title of the book you're looking for, type it into the search box and hit enter.
4. Select the "Digital" filter from the top menu to more easily identify eBooks (green E symbol) and digital audiobooks (round CD/disc icon) in the search results. Print books (red book icon) can be identified by clicking "Books" from the top menu.
5. Click "Open" to begin reading an eBook, or click "Play" to begin listening to a digital audiobook.
6. To checkout your digital copy for two weeks, click "Checkout."
7. All checkouts (digital and print) are visible from the "Checkouts" link from the Menu (3 horizontal lines, found on top left side of screen in Destiny Discover).
8. Some eBooks have text-to-speech. If enabled, you will see a play button on the lower left side of the page.

To learn more about all the features of these eBooks:
View the instructions, presentations, and quick-start guides on this LIBGUIDE.

View the HCC Library Newsletter devoted to eBooks from November 2013:
HCC Library eBook Newsletter



*Contact H.C. Crittenden Middle School's Library Media Specialist with any Questions


Learn All About HCC Library's eBooks & eAudiobooks on this LibGuide!
Read eBooks online or off with "Destiny Discover" or the BobCat-alog.
Click here for brief instructions.


Thank you to the Byram Hills Education Foundation, which provided the funding for hundreds of eBooks via the Debra Leipman Yale Memorial Fund.