Directions for OverDrive

OverDrive: E-Books & E-AudioBooks


  1. Get the OverDrive app for your device.

  2. You can also try the new Libby app for your device.

  3. Compatible devices


OverDrive How to info:

To log in to OverDrive on your PC, go to and click on the orange "Sign In" button near the top-right corner of the screen. The first option in the drop-down menu is CLEVNET; select that. Enter your library card number and PIN to log in.

If you will be using OverDrive on your smartphone or smart device, install the free OverDrive app from or try the new Libby app at

Open the OverDrive or Libby app you've downloaded.

The first time you use it, it will ask you to create an account.  You can do this multiple ways.  Create an OverDrive account (by giving them your information or using FaceBook), creating an Adobe ID, or saying you are under the age of 13 (which skips this step entirely).

Click on "Get Books." (it might have it's own button or it might not; it seems to differ by device/orientation. You may have to press the Menu button.)

Press where it says “Add a Library”.

Type “CLEVNET” and press Search.


Pressing on the library name will bring you to our OverDrive collection.

Now is a good time to Sign In.  When you select Sign In, you will be asked for your 14-digit library card number and PIN.

Browse the collection, press the menu button to get a list of genres, or search to look for a specific author, title, etc.

Select a book you want by pressing on it.

Press the Borrow button.

If you haven’t already logged in, you will be prompted to do so now.

You will then be taken to the Bookshelf screen.  Your selected book will have a “Download” button.  You will be asked to select format (if multiple are available) and then "Confirm & Download."  The eBook/audiobook will then download.

From the Bookshelf, select the eBook/audiobook to read/listen to it.

When you would like to delete the item, just hold on it until a menu appears.  Then select "Return + Delete."  This can also be done by pressing the + or in the Settings menu when the book is open.

If you have any questions, come into the library (bring your device!), call us at (440) 352-3383 (ask for Reference) or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is the Menu button?    It looks different on different devices.  Generally, it looks something like three horizontal lines or three dots.