These instructions are specifically for Macs and Windows 7 (or older) computers. If you're using Windows 8 or newer, we have a separate guide for how to borrow and enjoy digital titles using Windows 8 and up.

What you need

Note: Available formats vary by library.

How to borrow and enjoy

Before you borrow a title, find your library's digital collection on overdrive.com.

Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection.
  1. Find an available title in your library's collection and click Borrow.
    Or, click 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.
  2. Choose a lending period for the title (if available).
    Then, tap Borrow again.
  3. After you borrow the title, you can:

    To see all of your borrowed titles, select books icon at any time to go to your Loans page.

  1. In your library's digital collection, look for an available title to borrow.
  2. When you find a title that looks interesting, mouse over it, then click Borrow.
    Borrow button on a title's jacket
    Or, click more to view the title's details page. From here, click Borrow.
    If prompted, sign into your library.
    Borrow button on a title's details page
  3. Find titles you've borrowed on your Checkouts page (under your Account). From here, you can:
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2018 12:12PM EDT