Getting Started: Pick your device
Basic instructions for getting started with digital content
There are a wide range of devices that patrons can use to read eBooks and listen to audiobooks with. If you have questions, we have listed some general answers to help get you started with OverDrive. If you need more detailed assistance, the library recommends that you visit My Help or the help option both located on the OverDrive website or visit the website of your eReader manufacturer for technical assistance. Help is also available in person at any Randolph County Public Library branch or by calling the Reference Desk at 318-6803 to set up an appointment with library staff.
How to Check Out
In order to check out an ebook you will need a valid library card and PIN number.
There is 21, 14, or 7 day lending on all items. You may return ebooks before lending period ends. You can have 3 ebooks checked out at one time.
If an ebook you want is checked out, you can place it on hold. You may place up to 3 holds on unavailable items. When you receive email notification, you will have 3 days to download the ebook.
Step by Step Ebook Instructions
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