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How to download overdrive onto your device at home

Step 1

Download the OverDrive app from one of the following:

Step 2

Open the OverDrive app and follow the prompts to create an OverDrive account and log in. If you're under 13, select I am under 13 years old instead.

Step 3

In the OverDrive app, find your library's OverDrive website.

  • Tap the star to save your library to your library list.
  • Tap your library's name to start browsing.

Step 4

Log into your library's OverDrive website with your library card and borrow a title.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles under your account on your library's OverDrive website. You can:

Step 1

Download the OverDrive app from the Apple App Store.

Step 2

Open the OverDrive app and follow the prompts to create an OverDrive account and log in. If you're under 13, select I am under 13 years old instead.

Step 3

In the OverDrive app, swipe from left to right to open the Home menu. Then, tap Add a library to find your library's OverDrive website.

  • Tap the star to save your library to your library list.
  • Tap your library's name to start browsing.

Step 4

Log into your library's OverDrive website with your library card and borrow a title.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles under your account on your library's OverDrive website. You can:

Step 1

Install the OverDrive app from the Windows Store.

Step 2

Open the OverDrive app and follow the prompts to create an OverDrive account and log in. If you're under 13, select I am under 13 years old instead.

Step 3

In the OverDrive app, select the Add a library button, then follow the prompts to find your library's OverDrive website.

Once you find your library, click or tap its digital collection to save it to your "My libraries" list and start browsing.

Step 4

Log into your library's OverDrive website with your library card and borrow a title.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles under your account on your library's OverDrive website. You can:

1. How long can I borrow a book for?

You can borrow a book for between one and three weeks.  In your account settings, you can change the length of time you would like to borrow a book for.   Three days before your book is due back, you may be asked to be if you would like to renew your book.  If you do not receive an email asking you to renew your book, it will be automatically returned for you.

2. How many books can I borrow?

You can borrow three books at any one time.

3. How do I return a book?

Once you have finished reading the ebook, click on your account and select return.  If you haven't finished reading the book after the borrowing time that you have selected, it will be automatically returned.

4. Can I place a book on reservation?

Yes.  In Overdrive it is called 'hold'.  To place a book on hold, select the book and then select hold.  You will be sent an email when it is your turn to borrow the book.

 

 

 

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