Chromebooks

Examples of Chromebook devices

A Chromebook is a laptop or notebook that runs Google's Chrome OS, a browser-based operating system. You can read more about Chromebooks on Google's official website.

Apps on Chromebooks with Google Play

  • Libby (available in the Chrome browser; recommended for borrowing and enjoying ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from public libraries)
  • Sora (for borrowing and enjoying ebooks and audiobooks; available for most schools)
  • The OverDrive app (for borrowing and enjoying ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming videos; works with both libraries and schools)
  • Kindle's reading app for Android (for reading Kindle Books, U.S. only)

Compatible formats

  • All ebook formats except PDF
    Note: Kindle Books (U.S. only) require the Kindle reading app.
  • All audiobook formats
  • Magazines
  • Streaming videos

Some examples of Chromebooks

Getting started with OverDrive on a Chromebook

Last Updated: 09 February 2021 12:51 PM