OverDrive gives you immediate access to ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos.
App update: March 2016
Have you recently experienced issues with the OverDrive app on your iPhone or iPad? The latest update for iOS provides a better user experience by fixing some stability problems and squashing bugs. If the app has crashed, you've received book "fulfillment" errors, or found that the app does not remember your library card, please uninstall and reinstall your OverDrive app. Read full details of the update.
New to OverDrive?
Visit OverDrive help to get started.
Check out ebooks and audiobooks from Media on Demand
- Log in to your account on Media on Demand (a group of libraries providing titles through OverDrive).
- You'll need your library card number and PIN to log in.
- Check out and download/stream on your mobile device or PC/Mac. Downloading/steaming works a little differently for each device (please see the FAQ below).
Frequently asked questions
How do I use OverDrive on my device or computer?
- Using Media on Demand on Android (PDF)
- Using Media on Demand on Computer (PDF)
- Using Media on Demand on iOS (PDF)
- Using Media on Demand on Kindle (PDF)
- Using Media on Demand on Kindle Fire (PDF)
More about downloading
- Most mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, Kindles, and Nooks are compatible with OverDrive content. Review a list of compatible devices.
- To download audiobooks to a PC/Mac, you'll need OverDrive Media Console. It's also an app for viewing/listening on your smartphone or tablet.
- To check out ebooks on any device, you'll need an Adobe Digital Editions account. The latest version of the app will automatically prompt you to create an ADE when you first login to OverDrive.
- To read ebooks on a Kindle, you'll need an Amazon account.
More about getting started
- To get started with your device, look at the Getting Started guide.
- For different aspects of the service, take this video tour.
You can Delete a book from your device, but you will still have it checked out to your library account -
You can Delete a book from your device, but you will still have it checked out to your library account.
What are the loan rules?
- Choose a one, two or three-week checkout period.
- Up to five titles may be checked out at once.
I want to return an ebook or audiobook
- See these instructions on how to return titles before the end of your lending period.
I want to renew an ebook or audiobook
- A title may be renewed one time if there are no other holds on it: just follow these simple how to renew digital titles instructions from OverDrive.
I can't log in to my account
- Have you ever logged in to SWAN? You need to do that first, and create your PIN. Need help with your PIN?
- Is your library card expired? You will need to renew it at one of our physical locations before you can log in to Media on Demand.
Something is going wrong with my download/checkout
- Sometimes you may experience a temporary error—give it another try.
- Check OverDrive Help for troubleshooting information.
- If you don't find the answer, contact us. We are always happy to help! So we can help you best, please share:
- Steps to reproduce the problem
- Exact text of any error message
- URL(s) of any error page(s)
- Library card number
- Title(s) of problem download(s)
- Make and model of mobile device
- Operating system (Mac® OS 10.6.2, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, etc.)
- Internet browser and version
- OverDrive now provides 24/7 access to tech support. Submit a question online and get an emailed response within 8-24 hours from OverDrive.
Everything I want is checked out
- Click on "Advanced Search" at the top right of the homepage. Select the "Available Now" option at the bottom of the Advanced Search page and click "Search" to get a list of all ebooks that are available for immediate checkout.
- You can place up to five titles on hold at a time. When a title becomes available you will get an email, and have 72 hours to check out the item.
- Never miss a hold again! Overdrive now has an "auto-checkout" option; you can elect this option to receive a notification when your title is available, confirming that it has been checked out and is available on your account bookshelf.
- You can also use the Wish List function to keep track of titles you'd like to check out.
I'm looking for something specific
- The Media on Demand homepage has links in the sidebar to specific genres, formats, and new titles.
- Try an advanced search.
What I want isn't available
Unfortunately, not every book has been made available as an ebook by its publisher. In addition, certain publishers have decided not to offer their ebooks to libraries for lending. You can also check our 3M Cloud Library service for additional titles, or try the Recommend to Library feature in OverDrive, and your request will be considered for the collection.