You can use the OverDrive app to quickly find and get eBooks and audiobooks from your library or school on your Chromebook.

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

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

How to borrow and enjoy titles in the OverDrive app

  1. Install the OverDrive app from the Chrome Web Store or Google Play. The first time you open the app, you'll be prompted to sign in.
    Note: If you're under 13, you may have multiple sign-in options. Learn which under-13 option is right for you here.
  2. Add your library or school to the app and open its digital collection.
  3. Find an available title in your library or school'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 or school.
    The borrow button for an available title. See instructions above.
  4. To see all your options for borrowed titles, select books icon to go to your Loans page. From there, you can:

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How to borrow and enjoy titles in the OverDrive app

  1. Install the OverDrive app from the Chrome Web Store or Google Play. The first time you open the app, you'll be prompted to sign in.
    Note: If you're under 13, you may have multiple sign-in options. Learn which under-13 option is right for you here.
  2. Add your library or school to the app and open its digital collection.
  3. In your school or 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, click or tap on it, then select Borrow.
    The borrow button on an available title
    Or, select more to view the title's details page. From here, select Borrow.
    If prompted, sign into your library or school.
    The borrow button on a title's details page
  5. Find titles you've borrowed on your Checkouts page (under your Account). From here, you can:

    Learn more

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2017 04:26PM EST