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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, contact your MCPL branch or fill out the OverDrive Support Form.

General Help

Libby Help Resources

Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Devices

Find out if your device is compatible

Common Device Requirements

Learn how to make your device work with OverDrive

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OverDrive Help Resources

Learn about using eBooks from OverDrive

General Information

Learn how many items you can check out and more

Help Videos

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

Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Return Titles (OverDrive)

Learn how to return titles using the OverDrive app

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Mobile App Setup

Learn how to install the OverDrive app or Libby app

Borrow Titles (OverDrive)

Learn about borrowing 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

Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Return Titles (OverDrive)

Learn how to return titles using the OverDrive app

Apple Help

View help resources on Apple's site

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Mobile App Setup

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

Borrow Titles (OverDrive)

Learn about borrowing titles using the OverDrive app

Updating Your iOS

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

Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Install ADE–Windows

Learn how to install Adobe Digital Editions

Getting Started–Windows

Get started with OverDrive for Windows

Getting Started–Mac

Get started with OverDrive for Mac

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Getting Started–READ

Learn how to use the OverDrive READ feature

Required Software–Windows

Install the required software for Windows

Required Software–Mac

Install the required software for Mac

Kindle

Kindle (includes Kindle Paperwhite)

Compatible format: Kindle Books

Return Titles

Return Kindle eBooks early

Amazon's Policy

View Amazon's Privacy Policy

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Download eBooks

Learn to download and transfer eBooks

Amazon Help

View help resources on Amazon's site

Kindle Fire

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

Download eBooks

Learn to check out and download eBooks

Amazon's Policy

View Amazon's Privacy Policy

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Return Titles

Return Kindle eBooks early

Amazon Help

View help resources on Amazon's site

NOOK

Compatible formats: EPUB and Open EPUB eBooks, PDF eBooks

Required Software

Download and install Adobe Digital Editions 4.0

Barnes & Noble Help

View help resources on Barnes and Noble's site

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Download eBooks

Download/transfer 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

Learn about using Libby, by OverDrive

Barnes & Noble Help

View help resources on Barnes and Noble's site

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Mobile App Setup (Android)

Learn how to install the OverDrive app or Libby app

Windows App

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

Install OverDrive Desktop App

Install OverDrive Desktop app for Windows

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OverDrive Desktop App

Learn how OverDrive Desktop app works in Windows

Other Devices

OverDrive Help

Solve your problem using OverDrive's Help Section

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Devices

Find out if your device is compatible

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