Directions for OverDrive

OverDrive: E-Books & E-AudioBooks


  1. Get the OverDrive app for your device.

  2. Compatible devices

  3. Library lending policies


OverDrive How to info:

Android:  Before you start,

On your Android device, install the free OverDrive app from

Check the list of Compatible Devices to see which formats your device can use.  Not every device is able to use every format.

Open the OverDrive app.

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 “Morley Library” and press Search.

Select Morley Library.

Press the star (this will save Morley for future use).

Pressing on the library name will bring you to our OverDrive website -

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

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 enter your 14-digit Morley Library card number.

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.