OverDrive Media Console

OverDrive Media Console
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OverDrive, Inc.

Download size

4 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5
  • Windows Phone 7

App requires

  • phone identity
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Download eBooks and audiobooks from your library directly to your Windows Phone! OverDrive Media Console gives you on-the-go access to eBooks and audiobooks from your public, school, or college library. More than 18,000 libraries worldwide offer best-selling and classic titles via OverDrive, so use the 'Get Books' feature in the app to find a library near you.
Digital titles from your library are borrowed just like print material. Once you find your library using 'Get Books,' you can browse your library's digital collection website in the app, check out a title with a valid library card, and download the title directly to your Windows Phone. While borrowing the digital title, you can enjoy it using the app's eBook reader or audiobook player. Each EPUB eBook and MP3 audiobook that you check out has a lending period. The title automatically expires in the app at the end of the lending period, so there's never a late fee. There's even a handy countdown clock built into the app so you know how long you have to read or listen before the title expires.
What happens if a digital title is already checked out? Just like with physical material from the library, you can join a waiting list. All you need to do is enter your email address and you'll receive an alert when the title is available for check out.
Don't want to wait? Many libraries offer thousands of EPUB eBook downloads that are always available. Just check for the 'Additional eBooks' link at the bottom of the digital collection homepage and you can get a free eBook from your library that's yours to keep—without a lending period.
You can also download DRM-free EPUB eBooks from other online sources using 'Get Books'.
Want more books? Contact your library and let them know that you are using OverDrive on your Windows Phone and would like to see additional titles in the digital collection.

*What's New
-Share on Facebook
-Early return to library
-Background file downloads
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  • by Shanda 7/20/2014
    Very user friendly
  • by User 7/20/2014
  • by Donald 7/20/2014
    Love the app. The best part is how if you accidentally start watching a video or playing another song on the phone, it saves your spot in the book. When I use the normal built in video player,I always lose my spot when a song or video plays. They get a 4 because of how slooow the browsing for new titles is on the phones. The webpage is so much faster. It really should not be so slow. But keep up the good work and thanks for supporting windows phone
  • by michael 7/20/2014
    Great app. One thing that would be nice is if it logged you in automatically instead of just remembering ones credentials.
  • by Gary 7/19/2014
    Was a little balky to get going on my Nokia 521 at first but seems ok now.
  • by Ray 7/19/2014
    Great way to read a book on the go.
  • by User 7/19/2014
    Good but sometimes I have to exit app because the words just get cut off
  • by User 7/19/2014
    I love the app itself, I had it on my old Android Captivate. It's great that you can connect with your local library & borrow books. You just need an adobe account and a library account. The windows version is a bit wonky though, it crashes time to time.
  • by David 7/19/2014
    Very good program except the the basic library search doesn't work, I get an error msg then have to select advanced search to find what I am looking for.
  • by Rebecca 7/19/2014
    At first there were problems with understanding the icons and search methods. Now everything works! It is wonderful to be able to read novels on my phone