OverDrive Media Console

OverDrive Media Console
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OverDrive, Inc.

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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 Linda 4/15/2015
  • by Ted 4/14/2015
  • by DENNIS 4/14/2015
    On windows phone every book stops between each part. Customer support is not provided.
  • by Lorraine 4/14/2015
    Like it a lot
  • by Ross 4/14/2015
    Enjoyable. However a little complicated to us.
  • by Timothy 4/14/2015
    This app does not work well with my windows phone. Sometimes it garbles the audio. Sometimes it shuts down my phone when going from one part to the next. I always have to hit the skip button to make it go to the next part of the book. My wife has the same app for her I phone and it works much better. It also doesn't communicate with my kindle app so I can't listen to books with that audio formatting but my wife can with her i phone.
  • by Tatyana 4/14/2015
    So far so good 👍
  • by Nancy 4/14/2015
    Connection to library is great but searching for titles constantly closes out and I have to start over. I can't get beyond 3 pages when searching, then it goes back to blank search page, so I can never see other titles available..
  • by Michelle 4/13/2015
    All trying to figure the app out
  • by DANIELLE 4/13/2015
    I love this app.