Use the Destiny Discover App (Android)

Once you download and log in to the Destiny Discover app, you can start searching and reading.

Note: If you use an iOS device, see Use the Destiny Discover App (iOS).

To get around in the app, tap any of the following from the bottom of the screen: 

Browse for eBooks and Audiobooks

To browse your library's entire eBook and audiobook collection:

  1. From the bottom of any screen, tap Library.
  2. Scroll through the eBooks or Audiobooks carousel to see up to 10 titles, or tap See All to view all eBooks or audiobooks.

Search for Resources

  1. Tap Search at the bottom of any screen, or tap in the Search bar at the top of any screen.
  2. Type a search term.
  3. Do one of the following:

    If you want to...


    Filter your search

    1. Tap filter icon., and then use any or all of the following filters:
      • Availability: Limit your search to only available or unlimited access titles.
      • Format: Narrow your search to a specific format, such as eBooks.
      • Search type: Select a type of search to perform (Keyword, Title, Author, Subject, or Series).
      • Sublocation: Narrow your search by sublocation. Sublocation is defined in a copy record and typically represents the genre or a physical location in the library where the book can be found.
    2. TapApply filters icon..

    Search without filters

    Tap the search icon on your device's keyboard.


  • Once you set filters, they are applied to future searches until you clear them. To clear them, select Clear filters icon. > Apply filters icon..
  • When you set filters, the icon changes from Filter icon with no filters Filter icon with filters set..

View Search Results

From search results, you can see the availability of most titles. Follett eBooks, Follett Audiobooks, Lightbox, and print titles show as IN, OUT, or Unlimited copies indicator. (unlimited copies).

To view a title's details, tap its cover, and then Title Details.

Identify Material Type

Identify a resource's material type at-a-glance with the material type indicators that appear on cover images:

Material Type



Follett eBook


Follett eBook icon.




eBook icon.


Follett Audiobook


Follett Audiobook icon.




Audiobook icon.




Lightbox icon.


Interactive multimedia


Interactive multimedia icon.


Book (print)


Book icon.

Check Out, Access, and Return Follett eBooks and Audiobooks

Once you find an available eBook or audiobook, you can start reading by tapping Read or Play in the search results or the title's details. However, to ensure you can access the title later, check it out.

To check out a Follett eBook or Audiobook:

Tap Checkout from the search results or the title's details. It automatically downloads to the device you are using.

To access a Follett eBook or Audiobook on the same device you checked it out on:

Tap Downloads at the bottom of the screen, and then tap Read or Play.

Note: If you have an internet connection, you can also access checked-out eBooks from the Library screen.

To access a checked-out Follett eBook or Audiobook on another device:

Many titles can only be downloaded on one device at a time, so you might need to remove it from one device before you can access it on another.

To remove a downloaded title, tap Downloads at the bottom of the screen, and then tap Remove.

To access the title on the other device, go to the Downloads screen, and then tap Download now.


Place a Hold

You can place a hold on a print book, Follett eBook, or Follett Audiobook using the Destiny Discover app.

Note: Your school determines whether or not you are able to place and remove holds, if you can place a hold on a print book with available copies, and how many holds you can request.

To place a hold:

From search results or a title's details, tap Hold.

Search results with Hold link highlighted.

To view your holds:

  1. Tap My Stuff.
  2. Find the Holds carousel.

From this screen, you can see if a hold is ready or pending. If a Follett eBook or Audiobook is ready, a Checkout option appears.

My Stuff screen with Holds carousel highlighted.

To remove a hold:

  1. Tap My Stuff.
  2. Find the Holds carousel.
  3. Next to the title you want to remove the hold from, tap UnHold.