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Digital Audiobooks & E-books from OverDrive

overdrive logoDigital audiobooks and e-books are available to Mead Library customers at Wisconsin's Digital Library which is brought to you by Monarch Library System and the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium. To download, you must have the free software available from OverDrive. To see a list of audiobooks and e-books available for download by Mead Library customers, go to the Mead catalog, and do a general keyword search using the term "overdrive." Or, go to the Wisconsin's Digital Library website to see the titles.


Mead librarians have created step-by-step "cheat sheets" for downloading OverDrive books to Kindles, iPads, and Nooks!

Libby (most updated app and recommended for  Android, iOS, or Windows 10 devices)

Apple, Android & Kindle Fire Devices (Old Overdrive app)

Nook (Black & White Screen)

Kindle (Black & White Screen)

Amazon Kindle compatibility with Mead Public Library's eBook collection allows most existing OverDrive eBooks to be read on all Kindle devices or by using free Kindle apps on iPhone, iPad, Android, and other mobile devices. Here's information from Amazon about public library books on your Kindle. Having trouble transferring to Kindle via USB? Try Amazon's support page on "Transferring Content Via USB." 

Overdrive has a great help section to get you started.

Want to learn to download free library books onto your mobile device or tablet? If you want personal help, please call for an appointment for help with e-books, 459-3400, ext. 3422.