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  • MP3 players

    MP3 players are available from a number of manufacturers and are designed to play MP3 audio files, like audiobooks from your library. We have separate guides for Apple and iOS devices, which work a little differently than non-Apple devices. So, if you have one of these devices, please see our devi...

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  • Kobo

    Kobo Aura ONE The Kobo Aura ONE is an eReader that allows you to borrow and read eBooks directly from the device. This eReader works differently than most others available from Kobo or any other manufacturer. Learn how to get started with the Kobo Aura ONE here. Other Kobo eReade...

    Mar 02, 2017 04:18PM EST
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  • NOOK

    NOOK GlowLight Plus The NOOK GlowLight Plus is an eReader that lets you read eBooks you've transferred from a computer. The transfer process for the NOOK GlowLight Plus works a little differently than other NOOK eReaders. Learn how to get started with a NOOK GlowLight Plus here. ...

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  • eReaders

    eReaders (also known as eBook readers or E Ink readers) are available from a number of manufacturers, and have displays that resemble ink on printed paper. They're used primarily for reading eBooks. Note: Kindle eReaders work a little differently than other eReaders in this profile becaus...

    Mar 03, 2017 04:58PM EST
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  • Kindle Fire tablets

    Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets (the Kindle Fire, Fire HD, and Fire HDX) are compatible with Kindle Books (available to U.S. libraries only), but they offer more sophisticated web browsing capabilities than Kindle eReaders and can install OverDrive's app (available worldwide). Kindle Fire tablets are b...

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  • Kindle eReaders

    Kindles are a line of popular eReaders from Amazon designed to work with the Kindle Book format (available to U.S. libraries only). This profile covers Kindle eReaders, like the original Kindle and the Kindle Paperwhite. We have a separate device profile for Kindle Fire tablets (the Kindle Fire, F...

    Mar 02, 2017 04:18PM EST
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  • Windows Phone

    Windows Phone 8 and Windows 10 Mobile are mobile operating systems for smartphones developed by Microsoft. You can read more about Windows Phone on its official website. Apps OverDrive for Windows Phone (for EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks) Kindle's r...

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  • Mac

    Macintosh (Mac) is a line of personal computers designed and developed by Apple. Current models run the OS X operating system. You can read more about Mac on Apple's website. Software OverDrive for Mac (for MP3 audiobooks) Adobe Digital Editions for...

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  • Windows

    Windows is an operating system, made by Microsoft, that's found on many desktop computers, laptops, and tablets. Windows has many versions; the latest is Windows 10. To find out which version of Windows you're using, you can search for "System" on your computer, then select the System option under...

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  • iPods

    iPods are popular media players created by Apple. If you have an iPod touch, which is an iOS device, please see our device profile for iOS devices instead. You can read more about iPods on Apple's website. Software OverDrive for Windows or Mac (to transfer audioboo...

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