Go paperless! You can now read many of your favourite books on your computer, eBook reader or mobile device. Reading anywhere has never been easier.



Download eBooks and audiobooks, and watch streaming video, on your computer, eReader, tablet, and many other mobile devices. All you need to get started is a valid library card, an internet connection & free software.




At the end of the lending period, digital titles are returned automatically to the downloadLibrary collection. There are no overdue fines. You can have up to:

  • 15 titles at a time checked out
  • 10 titles at a time on hold. You will be notified by email when your hold is ready. You have 3 days to checkout your hold after being notified.

 More questions about borrowing eBooks or digital audiobooks? See our FAQ.

Compatible Devices

Check the supported devices page to see if your device works with downloadLibrary. Even if your device is not supported, you may be able to use OverDrive Read to read eBooks through your device's internet browser.

Getting Started Guides

These guides will walk you through the one time setup of your device:

Need More Help?

Ask Us!
We're happy to answer your questions by email, chat, phone or in person. If we can't answer your question, we'll ask the experts from Overdrive for help.

Tech Training 1-on-1
Do you need help downloading eBooks? Learn to do anything on your computer, tablet, eBook reader, or smart phone with our free 1-on-1 training sessions. To register, contact your local Idea Exchange or use this form.

OverDrive Help
A company named OverDrive powers our downloadLibrary eBook service. Watch their "how-to" videos or search for answers in their Help section.

Answers to common questions:

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Open Library

Download over 1 million public domain eBooks from Project Gutenberg & other sites. Read them on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android, or other portable device. Choose between ePub, DAISY, Kindle, simple text and more formats. Most can also be read online without a download.


Listen and read-along with these books on your computer. Contains picture books, early readers, chapter books, teen novels, classics and Shakespeare. No download required. Always available.