With a Mac, 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 these supported devices.

Step 1

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

Now, choose the image below that looks like the titles on your library's website.

Step 2

Borrow a title (you'll need to sign into your library's OverDrive website to complete this step).

Step 3

After you've borrowed a title, click Read now, Listen now, or Watch now (if shown), or select books icon to go to your Loans page and see all of your options for the title. From there, you can:

Note: Magazines and newspapers work a little differently than other digital titles. To read them, you'll need the free NOOK reading app or a NOOK tablet. See getting started with periodicals for more help.

Step 2

Sign 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 a NOOK tablet or the NOOK reading app (for Android, iOS, or Windows 8). See getting started with periodicals for more help.

Step 3

Find borrowed titles on your Checkouts page (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: Oct 28, 2016 10:19AM EDT