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With a Mac, you can access eBooks and audiobooks from your library's digital collection.
An Internet connection
A library card
Install software to download titles OverDrive Read eBooks can be read directly from your device's browser, with no software installation required. Note: OverDrive Read titles are only available through updated library websites. Click here to learn more. Library titles available in the following formats can be downloaded to your Mac computer. Use the links below to install the free software needed for download.
Kindle Books* – Kindle for Mac or Kindle Cloud Reader. If you have a Kindle device, you do not need to install software. You can deliver Kindle Books over a Wi-Fi connection or transfer them from your computer via USB.
EPUB or PDF eBooks – Adobe Digital Editions
MP3 audio files – OverDrive Media Console *Note: Kindle Books are currently available for US libraries only.
Borrow titles from your library website Borrow titles from your library's digital collection website. To locate your library's site, use search.overdrive.com.
Enjoy titles on your computer, or transfer them to a device OverDrive Read eBooks can be read from a compatible browser on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Kindle Books can be read on your computer using Kindle for Mac or Kindle Cloud Reader. You can also transfer them to your Kindle device via USB or over Wi-Fi. EPUB and PDF eBooks open automatically in Adoble Digital Editions (ADE) on your computer when you click Download. You can also use ADE to transfer eBooks to an eBook reader of your choice. MP3 audio files open automatically in OverDrive Media Console (OMC) on your computer when you click Download. You can also use OMC to transfer them to your mobile device.