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Enjoy best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more. Now includes eMagazines!
Go to the ORL eBooks|OverDrive Collection
Using the Libby App
Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines, to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. It’s fast and easy to get started!
Available for iPads and iPhones running iOS 10.0 or newer, Android tablets and smartphones running Android 5.0 and newer.
Using a Fire tablet? OverDrive Help shows you how to download and use the OverDrive App or you can download the Libby app manually from OverDrive.
For newer Kobo eReaders
Borrow eBooks from the library right on the Kobo eReader itself! For newer Kobos (e.g., Libra, Forma, Aura ONE, Aura Edition 2, and Clara HD).
For other eReaders
Download eBooks to your computer and transfer them to an eReader. For Kobo eReaders (Glo, Mini, Aura), Nook eReaders (Simple Touch, Glowlight). Note: Kindle eReaders (including Paperwhite, Oasis) are not compatible with borrowing public library eBooks.
Read eBooks and eMagazines, and listen to eAudiobooks, on the browser of your computer on an internet connection. Instructions are available from OverDrive Help:
For eBooks and eMagazines, learn how to use OverDrive Read
For eAudibooks, learn how to use OverDrive Listen
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Frequently Asked Questions
Get the answers for the most popular questions about downloading from the ORL eBooks Collection.
Borrowing Digital Books from the Catalogue
Did you know that you can check out digital books from the ORL eBooks|OverDrive collection right from the ORL Catalogue? That’s right! Browse for your print and digital reading materials in one place!
Troubleshooting Adobe Digital Editions
Having problems with downloading eBooks to Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to transfer to eReaders? Give these troubleshooting steps a try.
OverDrive, the company from which the library gets digital books, has a comprehensive site offering help articles on downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks.
OverDrive Device Profiles
Check to see how the eReader, smartphone, or tablet you have is compatible with borrowing digital books from the ORL eBooks Collection.
OverDrive's detailed help site for using the Libby App.
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Note: If your ORL card has expired or you have outstanding late fees of $20.00 or more, you'll be unable to borrow from this collection. You can pay fees online. To renew an expired card, call your library branch.