You can borrow Kindle Books from your library and deliver them wirelessly to your Kindle eReader.

If you're using a Kindle Fire, Fire HD, or Fire HDX, please refer to our guide on getting started with Kindle Fire tablets.

Note: Kindle Books are currently available for U.S. libraries only.

Step 1

Use a computer or mobile device to open your library's digital collection (find it using www.overdrive.com).

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

Step 2

In your library's digital collection, use the advanced search or search filters to find and borrow an eBook that's available in the Kindle Book format.

Step 3

Select books icon to go to your Loans page. From there, select Download, then Kindle Book. You'll be taken to Amazon's website to complete your checkout.

Step 4

On Amazon's website, follow the on-screen prompts to "Get library book" and wirelessly deliver it to your Kindle eReader. You'll need to sign into (or create) an Amazon account to complete this process.

Note: Your Kindle eReader must have a Wi-Fi internet connection to download library Kindle Books from Amazon. If you don't have a Wi-Fi connection, you will need to transfer the Kindle Book to your Kindle eReader via USB.

Once you deliver a library Kindle Book to your Kindle eReader, it works like any other Kindle Book.

For a video overview of how to get started with a Kindle, check out our Kindle help video.

For more help with Kindle eReaders, please visit Amazon support.

Step 2

In your library's digital collection, use the advanced search or search filters to find and borrow an eBook that's available in the Kindle Book format.

Step 3

Go to your Checkouts page (under your Account). From there, select Download, then Kindle Book, then Confirm & get Kindle Book. You'll be taken to Amazon's website to complete your checkout.

Step 4

On Amazon's website, follow the on-screen prompts to "Get library book" and wirelessly deliver it to your Kindle eReader. You'll need to sign into (or create) an Amazon account to complete this process.

Note: Your Kindle eReader must have a Wi-Fi internet connection to download library Kindle Books from Amazon. If you don't have a Wi-Fi connection, you will need to transfer the Kindle Book to your Kindle eReader via USB.

Once you deliver a library Kindle Book to your Kindle eReader, it works like any other Kindle Book.

For a video overview of how to get started with a Kindle, check out our Kindle help video.

For more help with Kindle eReaders, please visit Amazon support.

Last Updated: Apr 05, 2017 05:07PM EDT