Note: Your library’s website may look different from the one in this video because we’re in the process of updating OverDrive library websites. Even if your library’s site is a little different, you may find this video helpful.
If you belong to a public library and you're just getting started with OverDrive, we recommend trying our new app, Libby. Libby is the easiest way to borrow and enjoy digital content from your library. Learn more about Libby here.
• Your library’s website may look different from the one in this video because we’re in the process of updating OverDrive library websites. Even if your library’s site is a little different, you may find this video helpful. • Some eReaders, like Kindle eReaders and the NOOK GlowLight Plus, work a little differently. Look for your device in the "Learn more" section below, or search this help site for specific instructions. • If you have a tablet, like a Kindle Fire or NOOK by Samsung tablet, you can download titles directly to your device using the OverDrive app. See our OverDrive app video to learn more.
How to transfer eBooks to a NOOK GlowLight Plus
Getting started with Kindle eReaders
How to install Adobe Digital Editions on Windows or Mac
How to authorize Adobe Digital Editions
Devices and platforms
OverDrive's device profiles are designed to give you a snapshot of how popular devices can be used with digital titles from OverDrive-powered library, school, and retail websites.
To begin, pick a device or platform from the menu to access its profile. Each profile lists recommended software and/or apps, compatible formats, and links to articles and videos containing step-by-step instructions to help you get started.