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

App requires

  • phone identity
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • 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 jon michael 10/23/2014
    Very clunky! I have to log in above 5 times each use, the search is horrible, etc...
  • by Carrie 10/23/2014
    Great tool for managing library content.
  • by Beth 10/23/2014
    Can search, can't log in to download. Please fix this app. It's inability to function makes me sad
  • by Robert 10/23/2014
    Works great. Well done app!
  • by Pamela 10/23/2014
    Great! Use it daily!
  • by Juan 10/23/2014
    The downloading settings never work, it always needs the power cord and wifi. Also, they should do something about their API, is awful to consume the borrowing process through an internal browser. The audio player works just fine and is well integrated with the phone core player, for me it means that i can control it with my car Bluetooth controls.
  • by Ashish 10/22/2014
    Why can't it pick next section/part automatically?
  • by User 10/22/2014
  • by User 10/22/2014
    Great app
  • by User 10/22/2014
    Like the ability to download audio and e-books. Relatively well designed. Wish more books per page were displayed in search results. Tends to give lots of error messages when searching.