FAQ's in: Ebooks

There is an ever-growing list of supported devices. For the most current information, visit the Compatible Ebook Devices page on the OverDrive website.



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Currently, ebooks cannot be downloaded using library computers due to software issues but can be downloaded from home or in the library using your own computer.



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For help on downloading library ebooks on to your ereader, visit the OverDrive Help website. Locate and select your ereader device in the “Get Started With…” section. Follow the instructions for your device.

We also offer step-by-step downloading guides on our OverDrive Digital Downloads page.



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You may check out up to 10 titles at a time.



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Yes, we have ebooks compatible with Amazon Kindle or the free Kindle Reading App. They’re available through our OverDrive Digital Downloads service.

To learn more, visit the Amazon Kindle help page.



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No, the library does not lend ereaders at this time. However, some locations have iPads available for use within the library.



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If an ebook you’ve checked out from OverDrive Digital Downloads is eligible for renewal, you’ll see the renew option appear on your bookshelf three days before that title is scheduled to expire.

You can only renew a borrowed ebook or digital audiobook if no one else is on the waiting list, and you can only renew one title at a time.

Learn more about renewing ebooks on the OverDrive Help site.



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You do not have to return an ebook at all. When your loan period is over, the ebook file will no longer work. You can then delete the file. However, if you finish an ebook before the loan period expires, you can return it early.

The process to return an ebook may be different for each device. For specific instructions, search the OverDrive Help website for “return titles” and locate instructions for your device.



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Ebooks, short for “electronic books,” are books with text and images in digital form that are read on computers or other devices, including smartphones and ereaders.



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An ereader is a portable electronic device used to read books in digital form (ebooks).



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