What is OverDrive?
OverDrive is a company libraries around the world work with to provide eBooks and downloadable audiobooks for people to check out. By working with them, we are able to provide digital content that works on a wide variety of popular devices.
How does OverDrive Work?
With a library card and some free software you will be able to download eBooks and audiobooks from the library. There are a few different formats of eBooks and audiobooks to choose from.
OverDrive offers eBooks in four formats: ePub, PDF, Kindle and OverDrive READ.
How long can I keep a title checked out from OverDrive?
It is up to you! When you check out a title from OverDrive you have the option to keep it for 7, 14 or 21 days.
What devices work with OverDrive?
Most popular devices work with OverDrive. For a complete list check their Device Resource Center.
How do I get started?
For smartphones and tablets.
OverDrive has produced an app for many smartphones and tablet computers. With the app, you can download ePub eBooks and .mp3 audiobooks directly to your device. They have an app for Android, Apple devices and Windows Phone. If you're getting started take a look at these instructions. They should help you get set up.
eBooksFor eReaders with black and white screens.
For personal media players that support the .mp3 and/or WMA formats: