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Kindle Fire: eBooks from OverDrive

Getting Started

You can use OverDrive's mobile app to borrow and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from our library on your Kindle Fire or Fire HD.

Note: Kindle Books are currently available for U.S. libraries only. However, users from any country can still follow the steps below to install OverDrive's mobile app and access OverDrive Read, EPUB eBooks, and MP3 audiobooks on a Kindle Fire or Fire HD.

Step 1

Download the OverDrive Media Console (OMC), from one of the following:

Step 2

Open OMC and find our OverDrive library website. In newer versions of the app, you can do this by swiping from left to right to open the Home menu, then tapping Add a library. In older versions of the app, tap the Add a library icon icon (or, if you don't have this icon, go to Menu > Get Books).

  • Tap the star to save our library's website to your library list.

  • Tap our library's name to starts browsing.

Step 3

Log into our library's OverDrive-powered website with your library card and borrow a book.

Step 4

Find borrowed books under your account on our library website. You can:

*Note: To read eBooks in OMC, follow the prompts to authorize your device with an Adobe ID. It's a one-time, free process that takes just moments to complete.

For more information about OverDrive's mobile app for Kindle Fire, visit: http://omc.overdrive.com/kindle

Guide retrieved from OverDrive's Self-Assist Portal