How to Get Started with Overdrive...


To start using Overdrive, visit our “Virtual Branch” at

Find the “Software Downloads” link on the left side of our Virtual Branch Page. You must download two pieces of software:

  • Adobe Digital Editions: e-book software. 
    •  ADE will need to be activated with an email address.  Follow directions on the installation screen.
  • Overdrive Media Console:  allows you to enjoy audiobooks, music, and videos. 
Once you install the software, you will be ready to download some books! 
  • Click on a title to download.
  • Click “Add to my Digital Bookbag.” 
  • From there, you can “Browse for More Titles”, or “Proceed to Checkout.” 


  • You will be prompted to “Sign In.”
  • Login with your library card number and PIN.
    • Your PIN is the last 4 digits of your library card number.
  • Select 7 or 14-day checkout.
  • Click “Confirm Checkout.”
  •  Download your titles.
    •  E-books will open in Adobe Digital Editions
    • Audiobooks, music, and video will open in Overdrive Media Console
Once your titles are downloaded, you can transfer them to a portable device.  

Don’t have a portable device?  Not a problem!  You can enjoy all of our downloadable materials directly from your computer!

Want to learn more about Overdrive? Read our Jan. 26th article entitled Why Buy When You Can Download? available hereStill need help, then send an email to

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