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  • 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...

    Apr 18, 2018 12:13PM EDT Back to top
  • iPods

    iPods are media players created by Apple. If you have an iPod touch, which is an iOS device, please see our iOS device profile instead. Software OverDrive for Windows or Mac (to transfer audiobooks from a computer to an iPod) iTunes (also required to t...

    Dec 20, 2017 11:49AM 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
  • Why can't I read my Kindle Book on my Kindle or Kindle reading app?

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. Some Kindle Books from your library (including many picture books, read-alongs, and graphic novels) are not supported and may not wo...

    Nov 16, 2017 03:16PM EST Back to top
  • How to sort titles on your bookshelf in the OverDrive app

    On your app bookshelf, you can sort borrowed titles by Recent (most recently opened), Title (alphabetical order), or Expiration (soonest to be returned). In some versions of the app, you can also filter borrowed titles by format. Android and Chromebook To sort titles: ...

    May 05, 2017 03:09PM EDT Back to top
  • Windows

    Windows is an operating system from 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 "Con...

    Aug 17, 2018 04:25PM EDT Back to top
  • 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...

    Feb 13, 2017 12:16PM EST Back to top
  • What are fixed-layout titles?

    Some titles have a "fixed layout" when you open them in your browser using OverDrive Read. A fixed layout lets the publisher design an ebook or digital magazine to look just like the print version. This formatting is often used for graphic-heavy titles, like comic books and picture books. You can...

    Sep 10, 2018 10:53AM EDT Back to top
  • What's the difference between OverDrive for Windows 8/10 and OverDrive for Windows (desktop)?

    Here are some basic differences between two OverDrive apps that are available for Windows. OverDrive for Windows 8/10 This version of the OverDrive app supports eBooks, audiobooks, and videos and requires a Windows 8 or 10 computer or tablet. You can install it from the Windows ...

    Jul 20, 2018 04:59PM EDT Back to top
  • Getting started with OverDrive Listen

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. With OverDrive Listen, you can borrow audiobooks and listen to them right in your web browser with a single click. There are no down...

    Apr 18, 2018 12:12PM EDT Back to top
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