OverDrive Audio and eBooks

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Overdrive Download LibraryOverDrive is an online collection of hundreds of popular unabridged audio books, eBooks, and music in a variety of genres. You can download a book or music to your PC or Mac, PDA, iPod or MP3 player or burn a CD.

Start using Overdrive today!

  • Keep the books or audiobooks for up to 3 weeks after which the files will automatically be disabled.
  • E-mail will be sent when a title placed on hold is available.
  • View the demo or visit the Overdrive Help Center for videos and more.
  • Call or stop by the Adult Services department for help with downloads.


Try these guides or call us for an appointment:

eBook Quick Start

Audiobook Quick Start

Kindle Quick Start


Looking for even more Overdrive titles?

Massachusetts residents 13 and over can get access to Boston Public Library online resources with an “eCard.” See our BPL eBook Guide for help accessing BPL’s Overdrive collection.

Sign up for a BPL eCard