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Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks from Overdrive


Need help downloading eBooks and audiobooks from Overdrive?  These step-by-step guides and videos can help:



The Allegany County Library System has viewable/printable directions for  downloading eBooks to different devices, installing Adobe Digital Editions, and installing the Overdrive Media Console Mobile App.


The Overdrive website has a My Help interactive page that will walk you through the steps to download books for your particular device.


The Overdrive website has a collection of videos to help you download eBooks and audiobooks.


Downloading eBooks

The Allegany County Library System has created videos that show you how to download eBooks to a Kindle or Nook.

 Downloading Free eBooks from the Library to your Kindle  


Ebooks to your Nook from the Library  (The video includes instructions for downloading Adobe Digital Editions)

Downloading Audiobooks

The Eckhart Public Library has created videos that show you how to install the Overdrive Media Console, download an audiobook, and transfer the audiobook to an MP3 player.

Install Overdrive Media Console on a PC (Windows XP, Vista, or 7)

Windows - Download an Audiobook

Put Audiobook on MP3 Player using the Overdrive Media Console (Windows)

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