OverDrive is a service the library offers that includes eBooks, audio books, videos, and music for download.
The Overdrive Media Console is required to view materials, it is available for both computers and mobile devices.
To get started using OverDrive check out the information listed on the Getting Started page (see link below).
There are two different ways to read eBooks using the OverDrive service:
To use the downloadable eBook service:
For detailed instructions on how to check out an eBook from OverDrive check out SAPL's OverDrive Guide (see Helpful Links box).
For additional information on how to read ebooks using OverDrive, please check out OverDrive's Getting Help with eBooks Page.
To use the eAudiobook service:
For detailed instructions on how to check out an eBook from OverDrive check out SAPL's Audio Book page (see Helpful Links box).
For additional information on how to read eAudiobooks using OverDrive, please check out OverDrive's Getting Help with eAudio books Page. (Please Note: There are two different versions of eAudiobooks available: MP3 and OverDrive Listen. Details can be found on OverDrive's eAudio books page.)
To view the video on your browser, simply find the title in the OverDrive catalog and click on Play.
To view the video in the app, install the OverDrive Media console for Mac or Windows or visit your mobile device app store to find the OverDrive app.
For more information about the streaming video service check out OverDrive's Getting Started with Streaming Videos page.