If you're just getting started with digital titles on a Windows 10 device, we recommend that you use our new Libby app, which makes it easier than ever to borrow and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your public library. Get started with Libby or learn more about it.

Not interested in or able to use Libby? For help borrowing digital titles with the original OverDrive app, choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection.

You can use the OverDrive app to find and get eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos from your library or school.

If you don't want to install an app, you can read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and watch streaming videos in your web browser instead. Visit these help articles to learn more: Getting started with OverDrive Read, Getting started with OverDrive Listen, and Getting started with streaming video from your library.

How to borrow and enjoy titles in the OverDrive app

  1. Install the OverDrive app from the Windows Store and sign in.
  2. Add your library to the app and open its digital collection.
  3. Find an available title in your library's collection and select Borrow.
    Or, click or tap the title's jacket to open its details page and learn more about it.
    If prompted, sign into your library.
    The borrow button beneath an available title. See instructions above.
  4. To see all your options for borrowed titles, select books icon to open your Loans page. From there, you can:

Learn more

You can use the OverDrive app to find and get eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos from your library or school.

If you don't want to install an app, you can read eBooks and listen to audiobooks in your web browser instead. Visit these help articles to learn more: Getting started with OverDrive Read and Getting started with OverDrive Listen.

  1. Install the OverDrive app from the Windows Store and sign in.
  2. Add your library to the app and open its digital collection.
  3. In your library's digital collection, look for an available title. You can:
    • Browse the titles on the home page.
    • Use the menu at the top of the page to browse categories.
    • Run a search.
  4. When you find a title that looks interesting, tap or mouse over it, then select Borrow.
    Borrow button on a title's jacket
    Or, select more to view the title's details page. From there, select Borrow.
    If prompted, sign into your library.
    Borrow button on the title details page
  5. Find titles you've borrowed on your Checkouts page (under your Account). From there, you can:

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Last Updated: Dec 01, 2017 04:06PM EST