Extend beyond the physical walls of your library by offering access to ebooks, audiobooks, streaming video and magazines. More than 20,000 libraries worldwide rely on OverDrive and our catalog of millions of digital titles from 30,000+ publishers. Featuring support for iOS®, Android™ and Kindle®.
Explore these new capabilities built into our apps to improve the reading experience.
Reach more readers and help boost your juvenile and YA circulation by partnering with local schools through our student reading app Sora. Learn more
Give patrons more control over hold management with the option to “deliver later” once a hold is available or to suspend holds before a title is ready to borrow. Learn more
Enjoy popular magazines in Libby or your browser. New magazines that were added earlier this year include The Economist, The New Yorker, Wired, Rolling Stone, Allure, and more. Learn more
Libby is now integrated with your Sonos speakers, enabling you to enjoy all your borrowed audiobooks without the need for headphones or Bluetooth. Learn more
To help partners connect more books to more readers, the Resource Center continues to offer support for digital marketing, learning opportunities for remote staff, and best practices from libraries striving to meet the needs of patrons at home. Below are some examples of no-cost collections available to your library.
Created to help your library meet the unprecedented demand for digital content, OverDrive’s COVID Response Collection provides simultaneous use ebooks and audiobooks at no cost to your library. Learn more
Our newest addition to our Community Reads Collection, these OverDrive-donated titles have been automatically added to your digital collection with unlimited simultaneous use through August 31, 2021. Learn more
These two programs are designed to connect readers and allow them to read and discuss the same book at the same time without any wait lists or holds.
- The next title in our global ebook club, Big Library Read, is The Darwin Affair, which will be available in simultaneous use format from August 3-17, 2020. Learn more
- In collaboration with ALA, OverDrive will also be offering the second Libraries Transform Book Pick, Book of the Little Axe, from September 14-28 for free to our partners. Learn more
Need some ways to increase awareness, engagement and usage of your digital collection? Check these tools out!
Provide instant gratification by allowing patrons to “skip the line” for top titles. Learn more
Give readers access to your OverDrive collection in just 30 seconds using their mobile phone number. Learn more
Designed to improve title selection, availability, and circulation for all members of the shared collection, Advantage Plus enables members to either move titles over to the larger consortium’s collection or share them while maintaining priority on holds for their own users. Learn more