You can use the OverDrive app to get eBooks, audiobooks, streaming videos, and periodicals from your library on your NOOK tablet (such as the NOOK HD, HD+, or Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK).

Note: Some digital formats may not be available from all libraries.

Step 1

Download the OverDrive app from one of the following:

Step 2

Open the OverDrive app and follow the prompts to create an OverDrive account and log in. If you're under 13, select I am under 13 years old instead.

Step 3

In the OverDrive app, find your library's OverDrive website. You can do this by swiping from left to right to open the Home menu, then tapping Add.

  • Tap the star to save your library to your library list.
  • Tap your library's name to start browsing.

Step 4

Log into your library's OverDrive website with your library card and borrow a title.

Note: Magazines and newspapers work a little differently than other digital titles. They have a Send to NOOK app button instead of a Borrow button, and they'll appear right in your NOOK library on your tablet. See getting started with periodicals for more help.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles on your Bookshelf (under your Account) on your library's OverDrive website. From here, you can:

Barnes and Noble's NOOK tablets are based on the Android operating system, so many of our Android help articles are also useful for NOOK tablets.

For a video overview of how to get started with a NOOK tablet, check out our help videos.

Last Updated: Sep 23, 2015 01:51PM EDT