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 User 12/16/2014
    Works perfectly
  • by Cheryl 12/15/2014
    Love this app. I wish the sync feature was available between my Windows phone and my Windows tablet.
  • by Deborah 12/15/2014
    Easy to use.
  • by User 12/15/2014
    Audio books whenever I want, fantastic!
  • by ROY 12/15/2014
    It is great to get books on line!
  • by sean 12/15/2014
    The Android version of this app is much better it's always asking me to sign in and will stop at the end of every part of an audio book I have to manually go to the next part
  • by Carol 12/15/2014
    My audio books sometimes messes up
  • by lymansr 12/15/2014
    I enjoy the app. But have to login multiple times
  • by Melinda 12/15/2014
    Changing my reading on this app. Won't let me log in, tells me it can't display the page I'm looking for etc. I finally can borrow a book I've had on hold forever and it tells me the kindles format is not available on my phone?? Wth!? So frustrating!
  • by Mahfujur 12/14/2014
    Works. Each time I have to login and back button does not work. The library interface is also horrible and load time is slow.

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