Audiobooks on your 4. Transfer titles to your device.
Portable Device Use the OverDrive Media Console to transfer your
titles from your computer to a CD or your portable
iPhone and iPad users can transfer from a
1. Browse for titles and send them Windows-based PC through iTunes.
to My Cart.
Search or browse through the main OverDrive
page, or, if you’re in the library catalog, look for
the format Nonmusical Sound Recording. Audiobooks on your iPhone,
You can have 6 titles (including eBooks and iPad, or Android
audiobooks) in My Cart at the same time. Titles
can stay in the cart for 60 minutes. They’re
unavailable to anyone else during that time.
Use OverDrive Media Console v2.2,
If you don’t see a My Cart link, the book is
checked out to another user, but you’ll have the
available for download from the “Getting
opportunity to place a hold. Started” menu at:
You can place up to 4 titles on hold at a time,
including both eBooks and audiobooks.
An item will be held for you for 3 days, starting Audiobooks are downloaded directly to
when you’re emailed that the title is available. your device.
2. Check out.
Click “Proceed to Checkout.”
If you haven’t already input your library card
number and PIN under My Account, you’ll be
prompted to do so now.
You can have a maximum of 4 checkouts at the
same time. This includes a mix of eBooks and
You can choose either a 7 or 14 day checkout.
If you’ve already downloaded the OverDrive
Media Console, ignore its reminder link.
Titles are automatically checked back in for you at
the end of the lending period. McKinney Public Library System
Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
3. Download titles to your computer 101 E. Hunt Street, 75069
through OverDrive Media John and Judy Gay Library
6861 W. Eldorado Parkway, 75070
If you haven’t already downloaded the OverDrive www.mckinneypubliclibrary.org
Media Console to your computer, you’ll be 972.547.7323
prompted to do so now.
This is a one-time installation.
Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks from McKinney Public Library
3. Visit the library’s OverDrive site: eBooks on your Mobile
eBooks on your eBook Reader
OverDrive eBooks can be transferred from Browse and send titles to My Cart.
You can have 6 titles (mixing eBooks
a computer (Windows or Mac) to an eBook and audiobooks) in My Cart at one time.
reader using Adobe Digital Editions. Titles can stay in the cart for 60 minutes.
If you don’t see a My Cart link, the book
Compatible eBook readers are listed at: is checked out to another user, but you’ll
www.overdrive.com/resources/drc have the opportunity to place a hold.
You can place up to 4 titles on hold at a
time, including eBooks and audiobooks.
An item will be held for you for 3 days,
starting when you’re emailed that the
title is available.
1. Install the necessary software. Check out with library card and PIN.
Adobe Digital Editions: If you haven’t already input your library
card number and password under My 1. Install the mobile app (OverDrive
www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions Account, you’ll be prompted to do so. Media Console v2.2) from ...
Required software for your device - for You can have a maximum of 4
example, Sony Readers require “Reader checkouts at the same time. This
Library Software.” includes a mix of eBooks and Any OverDrive-powered site
audiobooks. iPhone App Store
Checkouts can be 7 or 14 days.
2. Authorize the software. Download the title to your computer. Android Market
Open Adobe Digital Editions. The “Setup
Assistant” dialog box is displayed.
4. Transfer to your eBook Reader. 2. Visit the library’s OverDrive site:
Click “Continue.” The “Activation” screen is
displayed. When you download your title, Adobe Digital
Under “Authorize Computer,” enter the email
Editions opens automatically. http://mckinney.lib.overdrive.com
address and password for your Adobe ID. Connect the eBook reader to your computer,
and follow the prompts to authorize your Android and iPhone/ iPad/ iPod touch
If you do not have an Adobe ID, click “Get an device. Use the same Adobe ID as entered in
Adobe ID online.” Step 2. When complete, your reader should
users can use the “Get Books” option in
Follow the instructions to sign up for display under “Bookshelves.” the app, and search for a library by
an Adobe ID. name or zip code.
Return to the Activation screen. Drag and drop the Adobe eBook to your
Enter the email address and eBook reader.
password for your Adobe account. Note that the Kindle is not Browse for a title.
compatible with OverDrive. Check out with your information.
When the transfer is complete, disconnect Download the title. The app will
Click “Finish” to close the “Setup Assistant” the eBook reader and enjoy your eBook.
dialog box. automatically open.