Using the Libby App
The Libby App is a new app for tablets and smartphones that has been developed by OverDrive to get you started with eBooks and eAudiobooks quickly and seamlessly! It is available for iPads and iPhones running iOS 9.0 or newer, Android tablets and smartphones running Android 5.0 and newer, and Windows devices using Windows 10 or Windows 10 mobile.
Using the OverDrive App
You can also download eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to your tablet or smartphone using the original App. It is available for iPads and iPhones running iOS 9.0 or newer, Android tablets, smartphones or Amazon Fire tablets running Android 5.0 and newer.
Learn how to download eBooks to your computer and transfer them to an eReader. For Kobo eReaders (Glo, Mini, Aura), Nook eReaders (Simple Touch, Glowlight), and others. Note: Kindle eReaders (including Paperwhite, Oasis) are not compatible with borrowing public library eBooks.
Do you have a newer Kobo? You can borrow eBooks from the library right on the Kobo eReader itself. Learn more about using newer Kobos from OverDrive Help. For Kobo Forma, Aura ONE, Aura H2O Edition 2, Aura Edition 2, or Clara HD.
For Sony Readers
For Sony Reader Wifi PRST1, 2, or 3, or older Sony Reader models (e.g., PRS500).
Using the OverDrive Desktop App
Learn how to download eAudiobooks to your computer to play them on the OverDrive Desktop App, or to transfer them to an MP3 player. For Windows Computers running 7 or newer, and for Sony Walkman, iPods etc.
When it comes to deciding between an eReader and a tablet, here are some points to consider...
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 borrow and download digital books from the ORL eBooks 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 any 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.
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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 or chat from our website.