Overdrive eBooks have a new look!

Our Overdrive downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks have a brand new look, as well as some nice features and enhancements to the service. Click through below to have a browse!

Overdrive preview

Check out the changes:

  • A simpler, redesigned website
  • The new OverDrive Read feature, allowing you to read eBooks right in your browser
  • An easier borrowing process as well as enhancements to wish lists and reserves!
  • New ‘responsive design’ – optimised so you can easily view our eBooks on mobile and desktop!

How to use the new site:

  1. All Internet Explorer users will need the Google Chrome Frame plugin to take advantage of the option to read OverDrive ebooks in the browser. If you don’t have the plug-in, when you try and use this feature you will be prompted to download it
  2. If you use the OverDrive Media Console app, you will need to update to the latest version in order to view the new website

New one-step checkout process:

We’re also excited about the new one-step process for borrowing eBooks. So excited, we found a video: