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You can open OverDrive Read eBooks in your web browser or use OverDrive Media Console for iOS to download and read EPUB eBooks from your iOS device.
To read eBooks using OverDrive Read, you need to have access to an updated website. Click here to learn how to tell if your library website has been updated.
We recommend iOS v5.0 and up for OverDrive Read. If eBooks are not being displayed correctly, or performance is poor, try using a different browser like Chrome or Firefox.
Open OverDrive Read eBooks from your bookshelf on your library's digital collection website. You can access your library's digital collection website using the Get Books feature in OverDrive Media Console (OMC). Click the Read (In your browser) button next to a borrowed title to start reading. If you have not yet borrowed an OverDrive Read eBook, learn how to here.
OverDrive Read works like any other eBook reader or reading app, except it opens directly in your browser. Learn more about OverDrive Read's features here.
Open OMC for iOS, then tap an eBook from your 'Bookshelf' to open it. If you have not yet borrowed an eBook from your library, learn how to here.
To go to the next page: Tap the right side of the screen, or swipe the screen from right to left.
To go to the previous page: Tap the left side of the screen, or swipe the screen from left to right.
Tap the top-right corner of the page to create a bookmark.
Tap the middle of the screen to display the reader menus. Note: You can share what you are reading with friends by tapping the Navigation icon, then the Share button from the title details screen.
Tap and hold a word, then tap the Dictionary pop-up to look it up in the dictionary. When the dictionary entry opens, you will also have the option to search for the term in Wikipedia.