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What types of materials are available in Overdrive?
eBooks and Audiobooks
What do I need to access Overdrive?
A valid library card and Internet access
What is my login for Overdrive?
Login with your 16 digit library card number and your pin number is the last four numbers of your library card number.
How long may I keep the materials I check out?
Items may be checked out for 7 or 14 days
Can I renew my Overdrive items?
No. But if no one has a hold on the item, you may check it back out immediately.
How many items can I check out at one time?
You may have 5 items checked out at one time.
How do I return my Overdrive eBook or Audiobook?
Items checked out with Overdrive expire automatically when the check out period is over. The item will still show in the Media Console or on your mobile device but will no longer be accessible.
Can I return an item early?
Yes, you may return an item early. The process varies depending on the device you have. See Overdrive's help page or ask library staff for assistance.
If I have fines, will I be able to use Overdrive?
If your fines are under $5.00 you will be allowed to check out items on Overdrive. You can view account information here.
Can I pay my fine online?
Not at this time. Fines must be paid at the Service Desk in the library. Fines may be paid with cash, check, or major credit card. A $3.00 service fee will apply to credit card transactions.
I don’t have any fines but my card still doesn’t work.
If your library card still will not allow you to access Overdrive call us at 972-516-6250 option “2” during library hours.
Do I need any software to use Overdrive?
Yes. You will need to download free software for both eBook (Adobe Digital Editions) and Audio (OverDrive Media Console). Also apps are available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Nooks and Kindles.
Will my mobile device work with Overdrive?
Overdrive will work on most popular devices. For a full list click here.
Where do I go for assistance with Overdrive?
For assistance with Overdrive, you may come by during library hours and talk to someone at the reference desk or you may call at 972-516-6250, option "3".