How do I use OverDrive?
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2018     Views: 2243

How do I use OverDrive?

Our OverDrive collection has both eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, which you can enjoy on most computers and devices. For best results, use OverDrive's apps and website to borrow and download their eBooks and audiobooks.

NOTE: the instructions below are for the OverDrive app. If you have an Android, iOS or Windows 10 device, you might like OverDrive's mobile app, Libby.

Get Set Up:

Sign up for an OverDrive account

  • You must do so with an email and password. To create an account, fill in the boxes under "Enter your details."  Be sure to verify the account.

Sign in to OverDrive

  • For the best user experience, always sign in to the Fort Vancouver Regional Library OverDrive website with an OverDrive account email and password. Signing in with a library card number and PIN may cause download errors.

Choose an eBook format

  • The OverDrive app requires EPUB format. The app is compatible with most tablets, phones, and computers.


Get Books:

If you are using a tablet, phone, or computer:

Borrow, download and read eBooks and audiobooks: iOS / Kindle Fire & Android / Windows 7, 8 & 10

Mac OS:


If you are using an eReader:

Use a computer to browse and check out eBooks



Holds & Returns:

Holds: Placing / Canceling

Return titles to your library

Need additional assistance? Please contact us.

Last Updated: Nov 01, 2018     Views: 2243

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