Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection.

After you borrow a title in the OverDrive app, you'll find it on your library Loans page (under books icon). From there, select Download or Add to bookshelf to add the title to your app Bookshelf (home screen).

Follow these steps to find a title after you've added it to your app Bookshelf:

  • On Android, Chromebook, and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch): Tap the menu icon in the top-left corner of the app to open the Home menu, then tap Bookshelf.
  • On Windows 8/10: Click or tap the Back arrow in the top-left corner of the app until you return to the app home screen, which contains your app Bookshelf.

What about titles that don't have a "Download" or "Add to bookshelf" button?

Some titles, like read-alongs and graphic novels, can't be downloaded to the OverDrive app. Instead, you can select Read now in browser to open these titles in your device's web browser. These titles won't be added to your app Bookshelf.

After you borrow a title in the OverDrive app, you'll find it on your library Checkouts page (under your Account).From there, select Add to app or Download to add the title to your app Bookshelf (home screen).

Note: If you borrowed an eBook, you may be prompted to choose a download format. If you want to download the eBook to the OverDrive app, select EPUB eBook, then select the Confirm link.

Follow these steps to find a title after you've added it to your app Bookshelf.

  • On Android, Chromebook, and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch): Tap the menu icon in the top-left corner of the app to open the Home menu, then tap Bookshelf.
  • On Windows 8: Click or tap the Back arrow in the top-left corner of the app until you return to the app home screen, which contains your app Bookshelf.

What about titles that don't have a "Download" or "Add to bookshelf" button?

Some titles (like PDF-only eBooks, or videos on some devices) can't be downloaded to the OverDrive app. Instead, you can select the Read, Listen, or Play buttons to open these titles in your device's web browser. These titles won't be added to your app Bookshelf.

Last Updated: Dec 01, 2017 04:05PM EST