With a Windows computer, you can borrow and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos from your library's OverDrive website. You can also get free periodicals to read on Windows 8 or 10 computers or one of these supported devices.

Note: If you have a Windows 8 computer, you may want to check out our guide for getting started with Windows 8, RT, and 10 instead.

Step 1

Open your library's OverDrive website on your computer (find it on overdrive.com).

Step 2

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 to read them, you'll need the NOOK reading app (for Windows 8, Android, or iOS) or a NOOK tablet. See getting started with periodicals for more help.

Step 3

Find borrowed titles on your Bookshelf (under your Account) on your library's OverDrive website. Here you'll find options for reading, watching, or listening to each title. You can:

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015 11:07AM EDT