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Overdrive Audiobooks for Android

Overdrive Audiobooks for Android

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use. If you are using Overdrive for Android, consider Libby!

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the Google Play Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                                 Overdrive Android Audiobook Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
    • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.
  • Tap Add a library on the screen.
  • Search for “Tulsa City-County Library,” tap Tulsa City-County Library

Step 4: Downloading an AudioBook

  • Tap Add a title.
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want.
  • To Filter by Audiobook, tap Filters at the top of the page and then tap Audiobooks. Choose MP3 Audiobook
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book.
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download Mp3 Audiobook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF

Overdrive Audiobooks for Computer

Overdrive Audiobooks for Computer

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use. If you are using Overdrive on a Windows Computer, consider Libby!

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK

Step 2: Checking out an Audiobook                                                

Overdrive Computer Audiobook Image 1

  • Go to Overdrive to find an Audiobook.
  • Either search for the Audiobook you want, or browse for one.
  • To Filter by Audiobook, click Audiobooks on the left side of the screen and click OverDrive Listen audiobook
  • Find the Audiobook you want to read and click Borrow. Login with your library card number when prompted and Borrow the book.
  • From here you have two options:
    • Listen in your browser with Overdrive Listen
      • Click Listen Now in Browser with Overdrive Listen for this option
    • Download the audiobook to your computer and listen to it with Libby.
      • Go to the Libby for Computer-Audiobooks guide for instructions.

Overdrive Audiobooks for iOS

Overdrive Audiobooks for iOS

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use. If you are using Overdrive for iOS, consider Libby!

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:
    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                  Overdrive iOS Audiobook Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
    • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.
  • Tap Add a library on the screen.
  • Search for “Tulsa City-County Library,” tap Tulsa City-County Library

Step 4: Downloading an AudioBook

  • Tap Add a title.
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want.
  • To Filter by Audiobook, tap Filters at the top of the page and then tap Audiobooks. Choose MP3 Audiobook
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book.
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download Mp3 Audiobook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF, tap the cover to play

Overdrive Audiobooks for Kindle Fire

Overdrive Audiobooks for Kindle Fire

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                              Overdrive Kindle Fire Audiobook Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
    • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Add a title
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want
  • To Filter by Audiobook, tap Filters at the top of the page and then tap Audiobooks. Choose MP3 Audiobook
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download Mp3 Audiobook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF
  • Tap the cover of the book to start listening
eBooks

Overdrive eBooks for Android

Overdrive eBooks for Android

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use. If you are using Overdrive for Android, consider Libby!

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the Google Play Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                           Overdrive Android Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
  • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.
  • Tap Add a library on the screen.
  • Search for “Tulsa City-County Library,” tap Tulsa City-County Library

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Add a title.
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want.
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book.
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download EPUB eBook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF.
  • Tap the cover of the book to start reading

Overdrive eBooks for Computer

Overdrive eBooks for Computer

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK
    • Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer
    • An Adobe ID

Step 2: Installing Adobe Digital Editions                                                   Overdrive Computer Image 1

  • Download and install Adobe Digital Editions.
  • After Adobe Digital Editions is installed, it should open automatically (if not, double-click the desktop icon). On the menu bar, click on Help, then click Authorize Computer
  • Enter your Adobe ID and password and click Authorize
    • OR
  • Click on Create an Adobe ID to visit Adobe's website and create an Adobe ID
    • After creating an Adobe ID, enter your ID and Password and click Authorize.

Step 3: Checking out an eBook

  • Go to Overdrive to find an eBook.
  • Find the eBook you want to read and click Borrow. Login with your library card number when prompted and Borrow the book.
  • From here you have two options:
    • Read in your browser with Overdrive READ
      • Click Read Now in Browser with Overdrive READ for this option
    • Download the book to your computer and read it with Adobe Digital Editions.
      • Continue to Step 4 for this option

 

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Click Download EPUB (or Download PDF if that's the only option) to download the eBook to your computer. If prompted, choose to open the file instead of saving it (If you do choose to save the file to your computer, be sure you know the default location where downloaded files are saved).
  • If you chose to open the file, Adobe Digital Editions should automatically open the eBook after it has downloaded. If you chose to save the file, navigate to the location where it is saved and double-click on it to open it with Adobe Digital Editions.

 

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Overdrive eBooks for iOS

Overdrive eBooks for iOS

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use. If you are using Overdrive for iOS, consider Libby!

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                     Overdrive iOS Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
  • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.
  • Tap Add a library on the screen.
  • Search for “Tulsa City-County Library,” tap Tulsa City-County Library

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Add a title.
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want.
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book.
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download EPUB eBook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF.
  • To start reading tap the cover of the book.

Overdrive eBooks for Kindle

Overdrive eBooks for Kindle

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Borrowing a Kindle Book                                               Overdrive Kindle Image 1

  • Open up Overdrive on either your computer (https://tulsa.overdrive.com/) or through their mobile app on another device.
  • Search for the book you want to borrow.
  • Limit your search on the left side of the screen by Kindle Book.
  • Click Borrow and sign into the library.
  • Choose how long you’d like to borrow the book and click Borrow again.
  • Select Read now with Kindle.

Step 3: Delivering your book to your Kindle

  • After selecting Read now with Kindle you’ll be taken to Amazon to finish borrowing your book and send it to your Kindle.
  • Click Get Library Book and sign into Amazon.
  • Choose which device you’d like to deliver the book to.

Step 4: Reading your Kindle Book

  • Make sure your device is connected to Wi-Fi to download the book.
    • If you do not have Wi-Fi on your device, go to Manage Your Content and Devices on Amazon’s website.
    • Find the book and click the three dots next to it.
    • Click Download & transfer via USB and follow the prompts.
  • After the book is downloaded, tap the cover to read it.

Overdrive eBooks for Kindle Fire

Overdrive eBooks for Kindle Fire

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK.

Step 2: Downloading the Overdrive App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Overdrive. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Overdrive                                                    Overdrive Kindle Fire Image 1

When you open Overdrive for the first time, you will need to set it up with your library and library card.

  • First it will ask you to Sign In or Sign Up. After tapping Sign In, tap Sign in using library card on the next screen.
  • The next screen will ask you to Find your library. Type “Tulsa City-County Library” into the search box.
  • Tap Tulsa City-County Library
  • Next, sign in with your library card number.

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Add a title.
  • Tap the magnifying glass in the upper left corner and search for the book you want.
  • Tap Borrow underneath the cover of the book.
    • Choose whether to borrow the book for 7 or 14 days
  • Tap Download EPUB eBook
  • Tap the 3 lines in the upper left corner, and then tap on BOOKSHELF.
  • To start reading tap the cover of the book.

Overdrive eBooks for NOOK

Overdrive eBooks for NOOK

These instructions are only for the NOOK Glowlight; for the Glowlight Plus or NOOK HD, please refer to the Libby or Overdrive for Android guides.

Step 1: Signing up for Overdrive

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Overdrive is available for iOS, Android, Computer, Kindle, Kindle Fire, and NOOK
    • Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer
    • An Adobe ID

Step 2: Installing Adobe Digital Editions                                       Overdrive NOOK Image 1

  • Download and install Adobe Digital Editions.
  • After Adobe Digital Editions is installed, it should open automatically (if not, double-click the desktop icon). On the menu bar, click on Help, then click Authorize Computer
  • Enter your Adobe ID and password and click Authorize
    • OR
  • Click on Create an Adobe ID to visit Adobe's website and create an Adobe ID
    • After creating an Adobe ID, enter your ID and Password and click Authorize.

Step 3: Downloading an E-book

  • Connect your NOOK to your computer
  • Go to Overdrive
  • Find the book you want to download and Borrow it. After you’ve borrowed the book, click Download.
  • The book should open in Adobe Digital Editions

 

Step 4: Transferring to NOOK                                       Overdrive NOOK Image 2

  • Open Library View in Adobe Digital Editions
  • Drag and drop your book into your NOOK. Your NOOK should appear on the left of the screen under Devices.
    • To be sure that the book has transferred, click on NOOK and the book cover should be there.
  • Disconnect your NOOK from your computer
  • Read your book on your NOOK.
Libby App

Libby App for Android eBooks

Libby App for Android eBooks

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:
    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

  • Go to the Google Play Store and search for Libby. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
    • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right corner.

Libby App for iOS eBooks

Libby App for iOS eBooks  

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Libby. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
    • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right corner.

Libby App for Windows eBooks

Libby App for Windows eBooks

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an eBook

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
    • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right corner.

 

Libby App for Android Audiobooks

Libby App for Android Audiobooks  

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:

    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

  • Go to the Google Play Store and search for Libby. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an Audiobook                                               Libby Android Audiobook Image 1

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • To Filter by Audiobooks, tap Preferences in the top left of the screen, then tap Format, and Audiobooks.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
  • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right

Libby App for iOS Audiobooks

Libby App for iOS Audiobooks  

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:
    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

  • Go to the App Store and search for Libby. Download and install it.

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an AudioBook                                            Libby iOS Audiobook Image 1

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • To Filter by Audiobooks, tap Preferences in the top left of the screen, then tap Format, and Audiobooks.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
  • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right corner

Libby App for Windows Audiobooks

Libby App for Windows Audiobooks  

What is Libby?

  • Libby is Overdrive’s new app, designed to be simpler and easier to use.

Step 1: Signing up for Libby

  • You will need:
    • A valid library card
    • Internet access
    • A compatible device
      • Right now Libby is only available for iOS, Android, or Windows computers.

Step 2: Downloading the Libby App

Step 3: Setting up Libby

When you open Libby for the first time, it will walk you through the set up.

  • First it will ask if you have a library card, and then it will ask to find your library.
    • You have two options, you can either Search For A Library or you can have the app Guess My Library. (The Guess My Library feature only works if you have Location Tracking enabled.)
  • After you find Tulsa City-County Library, tap This Is My Library.
  • Next, Libby will ask if you primarily read on a Kindle or on your device. Because Libby is run by Overdrive, you do have the option to have your books delivered to a Kindle.
  • Finally, Libby will ask you to sign in with your library card.
    • Unlike in Overdrive, this will be the only time you sign in with your library card.

Step 4: Downloading an AudioBook                                          Libby Windows Audiobook Image 1

  • Tap Library in the lower left corner.
  • Search or browse for the book you want.
  • To Filter by Audiobooks, tap Preferences in the top left of the screen, then tap Format, and Audiobooks.
  • Tap the cover or tap Borrow.
  • Choose whether to Keep Browsing or Go To Shelf.
    • If you tap Go To Shelf then you can tap the book cover and start reading.
    • If you tap Keep Browsing, then you can continue to check out books. To get to your loans, just tap Shelf in the lower right corner.