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OverDrive Resources

Getting Started & Troubleshooting

Learn how to get started using our OverDrive eBook resources including downloading and returning eBooks.

If you have questions beyond the topics covered here, OverDrive also offers its own Help Site. If you need help from an MCPL staff member, fill out the OverDrive Support Form.

General Help

Libby Help Resources

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Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Devices

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Find out if your device is compatible
 

Common Device Requirements

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Learn how to make your device work with OverDrive

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OverDrive Help Resources

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Learn about using eBooks from OverDrive

General Information

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Learn how many items you can check out and more

Help Videos

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Watch help videos to learn more about OverDrive

Android

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, OverDrive READ, Kindle Books (with the Kindle reading app)

Libby Help Resources

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Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive
 

Borrow Titles (OverDrive)

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Learn about borrowing titles using the OverDrive app

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Mobile App Setup

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Learn how to install the OverDrive app or Libby app

Return Titles (OverDrive)

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Learn how to return titles using the OverDrive app

Apple Devices

iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, OverDrive READ, Kindle Books (with the Kindle reading app)

Libby Help Resources

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Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive
 

Borrow Titles (OverDrive)

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Learn about borrowing titles using the OverDrive app

Apple Help

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View help resources on Apple's site

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Mobile App Setup

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Learn to install the OverDrive app or Libby app on iOS 9 or newer

Return Titles (OverDrive)

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Learn how to return titles using the OverDrive app

Updating Your iOS

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Learn about iOS version and updates

 

Computers

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, PDF and Open PDF eBooks, OverDrive READ, Kindle Books (with the Kindle reading app)

Libby Help Resources

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Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Install ADE–Windows

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Learn how to install Adobe Digital Editions

Getting Started–Windows

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Get started with OverDrive for Windows

Getting Started–Mac

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Get started with OverDrive for Mac

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Getting Started–READ

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Learn how to use the OverDrive READ feature

Required Software–Windows

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Install the required software for Windows

Required Software–Mac

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Install the required software for Mac

Kindle

Kindle (includes Kindle Paperwhite)

Compatible format: Kindle Books

Download eBooks

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Learn to download and transfer eBooks

Amazon's Policy

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View Amazon's Privacy Policy

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Return Titles

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Return Kindle eBooks early

Amazon Help

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View help resources on Amazon's site

Kindle/Amazon Fire

Compatible formats: Kindle Books, EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks (with OverDrive app), OverDrive READ

Download eBooks

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Learn to check out and download eBooks

Amazon's Policy

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View Amazon's Privacy Policy

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Return Titles

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Return Kindle eBooks early

Amazon Help

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View help resources on Amazon's site

NOOK

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, PDF eBooks

Required Software

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Download and install Adobe Digital Editions 4.0

Barnes & Noble Help

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View help resources on Barnes and Noble's site

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Download eBooks

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Download, transfer, or return eBooks using Adobe Digital Editions

NOOK Tablets

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, OverDrive READ, Kindle Books (with the Kindle reading app)

Libby Help Resources

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Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Barnes & Noble Help

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View help resources on Barnes and Noble's site

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Mobile App Setup (Android)

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Learn how to install the OverDrive app or Libby app

Other Devices

OverDrive Help

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Solve your problem using OverDrive's Help Section

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Devices

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Find out if your device is compatible

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