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

You can use the OverDrive app to download and listen to borrowed audiobooks on your Chromebook.

Once you've borrowed and downloaded an audiobook in the app, click or tap the Home menu in the top-left corner of the app, go to your Bookshelf, and click or tap the audiobook to begin listening.

Note: If you'd rather listen to audiobooks in your Chrome web browser (without the OverDrive app), you can use OverDrive Listen instead.

How to use the audiobook player in the OverDrive app

Diagram of the audiobook player with each button numbered (from left to right, top to bottom). The list below describes each button.

Audiobook player options (based on the numbered image above) include:

  1. Return to Bookshelf
  2. Settings
  3. Add a bookmark
  4. Title menu (includes an overview, table of contents, and saved bookmarks)
  5. Sleep timer
  6. Play speed
  7. Volume boost toggle

You can borrow and listen to audiobooks in your Chrome web browser using OverDrive Listen, or download and listen to MP3 audiobooks in the OverDrive app.

Listening to audiobooks in your browser

To listen to an audiobook in your Chrome web browser, select the Listen (In your browser) button on your Checkouts page.

Listen button on your libary Bookshelf. See instructions above

To learn more about OverDrive Listen, please see our getting started guide.

Listening to audiobooks in the OverDrive app

Once you've downloaded an audiobook, select the Home menu in the top-left corner of the app, go to your Bookshelf, and click or tap an audiobook to begin listening.

How to use the audiobook player in the OverDrive app

Diagram of the audiobook player with each button numbered (from left to right, top to bottom). The list below describes each button.

Audiobook player options (based on the numbered image above) include:

  1. Return to Bookshelf
  2. Settings
  3. Add a bookmark
  4. Title menu (includes an overview, table of contents, and saved bookmarks)
  5. Sleep timer
  6. Play speed
  7. Volume boost toggle
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2017 09:20AM EST