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 Marina 10/30/2014
    Easy to use. Great way to use the library without forgetting to return the media.
  • by Stephen 10/29/2014
    Basically works as expected, it's great to check out digital books from my library. The app, however, does have lots of basic user-friendliness issues that never seem to get fixed.
  • by C 10/29/2014
    Excellent love it
  • by Charles 10/29/2014
    Difficult to login to library, once there frequent dropped connection, app seems to be to problem.
  • by User 10/29/2014
    Wouldn't allow me to store files to my SD card. A single audiobook took tons of space!
  • by Rachael 10/29/2014
    Great app but constantly have to sign in.
  • by Dennis 10/28/2014
    Portable. Easy to download. Functions very well when you first open the app. At the end of a download, it doesn't automatically open the next chapter. It would be nice if it continued as it did before the upgrade.
  • by Delano 10/28/2014
    Very good app. Works great. No problems.
  • by Roy 10/28/2014
    It is awesome.
  • by Irene 10/27/2014