OverDrive – Library eBooks and Audiobooks
By OverDrive, Inc.
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Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. More than 30,000 libraries worldwide offer titles from OverDrive, so download the app and find your next book today!
Having problems with font size in some books on iOS 10? See http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/2574801 for help.
• Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.
• No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.
• Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.
• Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.
• A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.
• Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you’re using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.
What's New in Version 3.6.0
• The app is now available in 15 additional languages.
Keep the improvements rolling!!
I LOVE the new update, it came with a few bugs and still hasn't addressed my number one gripe but its my most used app on my phone most weeks. I would not read nearly as much without you Overdrive, thank you!
But Please Please Please--Let me sign in once forever unless I push a logout button! Are you afraid someone is going to steal my identity and check out library books on my behalf?? Really? It has a "remember me" box that has never in four years actually worked & it annoys me greatly! It will forget me if I exit from browsing books to my bookshelf & back to browsing again three minutes later! If we must sign in every time at least use the fingerprint technology built into my phone so I don't have to reenter my library/card number/pin, its making me crazy! I'm guessing there must be a percentage of the population that uses more than one library within the app but how about lets just make it hard for them and not everyone? :)
Also! Can we have a holds list for our holds list?? My five spots are always full, I would love it if when one of those five becomes available & is automatically checked out to me if you would bump a title from my waiting-to-hold list onto the hold list. Greedy yes, lazy yes, want it? Yes!!
Every update loses my information
Why do you keep updating this app? every time it loses my account information and I have to go find my library cards and enter it all over again. then I have to try to remember my passwords and then it doesn't accept my password and my account is frozen. AAAAARRRRGGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!! why are you making sure I can't use this service?
UPDATE: newest update lost all my information AGAIN. no improvement that i could detect in service with update just a confusing re-visualization of the home page. Also, latest update reduced the largest font size i can select to quite tiny. WHY? i can barely read my books now. PLEASE change back to the old font sizes. With one of these updates can you add an option to donate books to my library? when a book isn't available thru the library, i look for it through the iBook store. Why should i buy it for just myself? i would much rather buy it for my community even though that may cost more.
NEW USERS: pls don't let my griping put you off from getting a library card and using this app. i am saving a hundred dollars or more a month on books and audiobooks and getting more reading in of more varied topics than i ever did before. This is the most used app on my ipad and i use it at least several hours every day.
Best Book Mobile
I'm not sure how I survived without Overdrive. As someone who loves books and loves to read but can't always make it to the library and prefers the ease and mobility of ebooks. Overdrive has opened up my literary world. I have experienced little issues with the app, sometimes have a navigation issue or my search doesn't find the title or author easily. I'm not even sure how many books I have read or listened to since this app was available through my library. I am usually listening to at least one audio book and reading one Kindle book at any given time. I will say that I do prefer the Kindle versions and rarely read the ePub versions. I love that I can keep books on hold and that I can have it automatically check the book out so I don't miss the checkout window. I keep my wish list updated for when my holds are not available or have reached the hold limit. I have no real complaints for a free app that allows me the ability to get lost in another time or world, gain knowledge of almost any topic or read the fascinating history or life story of so many people right at my fingertips.
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- Category: Books
- Updated: Nov 18, 2016
- Version: 3.6.0
- Size: 34.5 MB
- Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: OverDrive, Inc.
- © 2016 OverDrive, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.