eBooks and Audiobooks
OverDrive is a free digital distributor of eBooks and audiobooks. You can browse the collection, check out with your library card, and download to PC, Mac, and many mobile devices. To get started, you will need to install free software. For audiobooks: OverDrive Media Console. To read eBooks, you'll need Adobe Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod, Sony Reader, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go.
Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
What You Need
Your library card number and password
• An Internet connection via PC, Mac, or Wifi connected mobile device
[note you cannot use computers in the library to download Overdrive titles, but you can use our wifi to download to your mobile device].
• A valid library card
• Free, required software
- For audiobooks on PC, Mac, and mobile devices:
OverDrive Media Console
- For PDF and EPUB eBooks on PC, Mac, and many eBook devices:
[note Kindle is not compatible with Overdrive in New Zealand]
Adobe Digital Editions
- For audiobook and eBooks on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android:
you will need to download free software OverDrive Media Console
Free eBooks by Project Gutenberg