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  • iOS

    iOS is Apple's mobile operating system, found on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You can read more about iOS on Apple's website. Apps Libby (for borrowing and enjoying eBooks and audiobooks; recommended for new public library users) OverDrive for iOS...

    Jul 17, 2017 11:28AM EDT Back to top
  • 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 Back to top
  • How to change your lending period for digital titles

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. Your library may let you change your default lending period for digital formats. You may also be able to change your lending period ...

    Jul 17, 2017 11:27AM EDT Back to top
  • 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 the original OverDrive app (available worldwide). Kindle Fire t...

    Jun 23, 2017 09:09AM EDT Back to top
  • Android

    Android is Google's mobile operating system, found on lots of devices all over the world. It runs primarily on phones and tablets, but can also be found on watches and some appliances. You can read more about Android on its official website. Apps Libby (for borrowin...

    Jul 17, 2017 11:28AM EDT Back to top
  • What does the "Borrowing and downloading are disabled for this device" error mean?

    Normally, your library's OverDrive-powered website only shows titles that are compatible with the computer or device you're using to browse and borrow titles. However, if you browse your library's online catalog and you click a link for an OverDrive title, that title will open in your library's Over...

    May 29, 2014 03:26PM EDT Back to top
  • How to run an advanced search

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. The advanced search allows you to search for digital titles by multiple criteria, including subject, audience, date added to the sit...

    Oct 31, 2017 09:46AM EDT Back to top
  • How to make Kindle your reading preference

    If you only want to see the Kindle Book format for borrowed eBooks, follow the steps below to make Kindle your reading preference. Note: Kindle Books are currently available for U.S. libraries only. In your library's digital collection, click or tap , then select S...

    Oct 31, 2017 09:48AM EDT Back to top
  • Open PDFs cannot be returned early

    Because of technical limitations, Open PDF eBooks currently can't be returned before the end of their lending periods. Instead, you may be able to shorten your lending period for eBooks, if your library offers this feature. If not, and if you'd like the ability to adjust your lending periods, pleas...

    Feb 13, 2017 04:48PM EST Back to top
  • What to do if a title's .wax file is "not valid" when trying to burn or transfer audiobooks

    If you see this error message when trying to burn or transfer an audiobook, the audiobook's .wax file is missing or is corrupted. Here's the full error message you may see: The specified Windows Media Audio shortcut file "...[title name].wax" is not valid. (Invalid Windows Media Audio shortcut fil...

    May 18, 2017 02:50PM EDT Back to top
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