How do I access the library’s digital audio books or eBooks from my computer?

 Access the Library catalog, Destiny, from the Library page within the ORHS website.

https://www.ortn.edu/highschool/ => Academics => Library => Destiny

Students, you will use your regular ORHS username and password.  Teachers, use your regular username and the special password the library assigned you for this purpose; please call the library if you aren’t sure what that is.

Search the Destiny catalog for a particular title or for “audiobooks” or “eBooks” if you just want to see what is available.Digital audio books and eBooks will all have an “open” button after the title of the book.  Click the “open” button to begin listening or reading.

When you close book, it will automatically be put “back on the shelf” and be ready for the next person to use.  It can take 15-30 minutes for it to be ready for the next person to use.

How do I access the library’s digital audio books from my phone or tablet?

You can listen on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Kindle, Nook or Android device. Download the free Destiny Discover app; it looks like this 

Students, you will use your regular ORHS username and password.  Teachers, use your regular username and the special password the library assigned you for this purpose; please call the library if you aren’t sure what that is.

Opening this app will take you to the ORHS online catalog.  Use the search box to find a particular title.  Digital audio books and eBooks will all have an “open” button after the title of the book.  Click the “open” button to begin listening or reading.

How long can I read/listen to an audio book?

 If you’re listening or reading on your computer, as soon as you close the browser, the book will be returned.

If you check out the book on your device with the app, you can keep the book up to 14 days.

Can more than one person listen to an audio book or read an eBook at once?

 No. Only one person can listen to a particular digital audio book at one time.   With some exceptions, most eBooks are also only available to one reader at a time.