You can use the OverDrive app to borrow and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library on your Kindle Fire, Fire HD, or Fire HDX tablet.

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 sign in (or sign up) using your library card, Facebook, or a free OverDrive account. Learn which sign-in option is right for you here.

If you're under 13, you can use one of the under-13 sign-in options.

Step 3

In the OverDrive app, tap the icon in the top-left corner to open the Home menu. Tap Manage libraries, then tap + to find your library's digital collection.

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

Now, choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection.

Step 4

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

Step 5

Once you've borrowed a title, tap books icon to go to your Loans page and see your options for the title. From there, you can:

Kindle Fire tablets are based on the Android operating system, so many of our Android help articles are also useful for Kindle Fire tablets.

Check out our OverDrive app video for a visual overview of getting started in the app.

Step 4

Sign into your library's digital collection with your library card and borrow a title.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles on your Checkouts page (under your Account) in your library's digital collection. You can:

Kindle Fire tablets are based on the Android operating system, so many of our Android help articles are also useful for Kindle Fire tablets.

Check out our OverDrive app video for a visual overview of getting started in the app.

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2017 09:21AM EST