Read HyRead Chinese eBooks and eMagazines on Your Smart Phone/Tablet
Depending on your mobile device, access Google Play store or the Apple App store and search for the 'HyRead 3' app. Proceed to install the app on your device.
Upon successful installation, you should be able to find the 'HyRead 3' icon on your device. Tap to launch.
Tap on 'Add Library'. Under "Public Libraries", search for 'National Library Board Singapore'.
Tap the '+' button to add 'National Library Board Singapore'
At the 'National Library Board Singapore' landing page, tap on the small icon on the top left corner and login to the mobile app using your MyLibrary ID and password.
Upon successful login, the small icon on the top left corner will turn green and you will be able to view the eBook or eMagazine titles that are available in NLB's HyRead collection.
To search for a title, tap on the 'search' bar and type in your search term (e.g. "正能量").
To view the details of the title, tap on the cover image.
Tap on 'borrow' to checkout the title for reading. Upon successful checkout, the following message will appear: 'Success. Please read the book(s) in "My Books". At 新加坡国家图书馆管理局, you have borrowed x book(s) and y magazine(s). The quota is 16 book(s) and 16 magazine(s).'.
The patron's loan quota shows on the message box.
To view the titles that you have checked out, go to 'My Book' on the top right corner. Tap on the cover image of the title that you wish to read to initiate the download process.
Titles that have not been downloaded yet will appear with a 'Download' box.
Tap on the cover image to read the downloaded title.
You may return the title before the expiry date.
To return the title, go to the 'Borrowed' page. Tap on the 3 dots under the cover image, then tap on the 'Return' button to return the borrowed title.