Watch the video below for a sneak peak of the new OverDrive. The Capital Area Digital Media Online website will have step-by-step instructions and updated help you get your materials with ease after the switch. Use the Help links to get answers to your common questions.
The best way to get to know the Next Generation and READ is to play! Get online, browse materials and download.
If you have questions, your local library is happy to help; or visit our download site for more information and useful tips. Additional help is available on the website.
NOTE: This service is meant to be accessed on personal equipment, not on public library computers. Downloads of ebook and audiobook files from the Capital Area Library Digital Media Online collections on the OverDrive platform may be restricted on public computers at the library.
E-books, E-audiobooks & Music
Start Downloading OverDrive
Start Downloading Freading
How to Use Hoopla
OverDrive Digital Device Compatibility
OverDrive Media Console app
Freading apps for Apple and Android
Download Adobe Digital Editions
You can now recommend that the library purchase e-book and e-audiobook titles within the OverDrive site. Click on “Additional Titles to Recommend” when browsing by genre/format.
Before recommending audiobooks in OverDrive, please check Hoopla. They have many titles that OverDrive has, and they are instantly available.
You can now check out e-audiobooks for 21 days. This is the default loan period. If you prefer a 14-day loan period, you can change it in 'Settings' in your your OverDrive account.
Learn how to make the most of The Library’s free e-book and e-audiobook services. A volunteer can help you access the digital library on your device, download needed software, demonstrate the download process, and assist with equipment and setup process.
Volunteers are available at East Shore Area Library Tuesdays from 10-12 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m. No registration is needed!
Are you willing to teach others how to use their e-readers?Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on becoming an "e-reader support" volunteer.
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