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Borrowing eBooks with the Overdrive app: Overview

This guide will help you borrow library ebooks on your Kindle, Nook, iPad, computer, or other device.

What is OverDrive?

OverDrive is a service that allows you to download and use digital material such as ebooks and audiobooks.

Materials can be downloaded and used on mobile devices like smartphones, ereaders and tablets, as well as your home computer.

What will I need?

To borrow and download library ebooks you will need:

  • Your Saratoga Springs Public Library card in good standing (currently active--not expired; less than $5 in overdue fines; no more than 4 overdue items)
  • Internet access
  • A computer or device that is able to install the required software
  • The free OverDrive or Adobe Digital Editions software (see device-specific pages to determine your software needs)