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Mobile Library: SimplyE

Mobile apps for your smartphone.



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SimplyE collection

SimplyE App

Now Available!

100,000+ eBooks from the Library, Made Simple

Download the SimplyE app and read e-books instantly—anywhere, anytime.

Available on Apple Store and Android Store under "SimplyE"

eBooks Simplified with One App

We're proud to be the first Bay Area Library to provide the SimplyE App to our patrons. SimplyE is a new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.

With one login and as few as 3 clicks, you can start discovering and reading our entire collection of nearly 100,000 eBooks.

With the SimplyE app you can:

  • Find eBooks in one place
  • Borrow eBooks instantly
  • Read eBooks on the app

You’ll need an Alameda County Library card to use SimplyE. You can get a library card at any branch library.

Start simplifying your eBook experience today by downloading the new app.

Getting Started with the SimplyE app:

  • Select Alameda County Library from the list of libraries.
  • Select the Settings button and Alameda County Library to log-in to SimplyE.
  • Type your Barcode in the Barcode or Username field.
  • Type your Last Name into the Pin field.
  • Go to catalog to Browse or Search
  • Use Get to select a title to check out.
  • Use Reserve to place a hold on a title.

Need help using the app? View the Library’s Frequently Asked Questions or send a message to Ask Us!