If you have an iPod, please refer to our guide on getting started with an iPod.

If you have an iPod touch, please refer to our guide on getting started with iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch).

For all other MP3 players, the guide below will help you get started.

Step 1

Install OverDrive's desktop app for Windows or Mac. You'll need this free application to download audiobooks to your computer and transfer them to your MP3 player.

Step 2

Open your library's OverDrive website on your computer (find it on overdrive.com) and log in with your library card.

Step 3

On your library's OverDrive website, borrow and download an MP3 audiobook.

Step 4

Plug your MP3 player into your computer. Then, open OverDrive's desktop app, select the newly downloaded audiobook, and click Transfer. Follow the on-screen prompts to transfer the audiobook to your MP3 player.

Once the audiobook is transferred, you can listen to it just like any other audio file on your MP3 player.

Last Updated: May 20, 2015 02:10PM EDT