You can borrow and read OverDrive Read and MediaDo Reader eBooks in your web browser, or use the OverDrive app to download and read eBooks from your library's digital collection on your iOS device.

Reading eBooks in your browser

To read an eBook in your web browser, just tap the Read (In your browser) button next to a borrowed eBook on your library Bookshelf.

Read option on your library Bookshelf

To learn more about reading eBooks in your browser, please see our guides for OverDrive Read or MediaDo Reader.

Reading eBooks using the OverDrive app

In the OverDrive app, download an EPUB eBook from your library website to the app bookshelf.

Tap an eBook to open it and start reading.

The basics

To go to the next page: Tap the right side of the screen, or swipe the screen from right to left.

Tapping the right side of the screen Swiping 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.

Tapping the left side of the screen Swiping the screen from left to right

Tap the top-right corner of the page to create a bookmark.

The eBook reader with a bookmark. See instructions above.

Tap and hold a word, then tap the Dictionary pop-up to look it up in the dictionary.
When the dictionary entry opens, you'll also have the option to search for the term in Wikipedia.

The dictionary pop-up. See instructions above.

To open a hyperlink in the eBook, tap and hold the link, then select Open.

Reader options

Tap the middle of the screen to view your progress and access the reader options.
Diagram showing the reader menus

Reader options(based on the numbered image above):

  1. Home menu
  2. Title menu
  3. Go back (to previous position)
  4. Brightness
  5. Font settings
  6. Page layout settings
  7. Share

Title menu

With your book progress shown, swipe away from the right edge (bezel) of your screen to open the Title menu. Here you can find Overview, Table of Contents, and saved Bookmarks for the book you're reading.
The Title menu. See instructions above.

Last Updated: Oct 08, 2015 11:05AM EDT