Download Audiobooks on your iDevice

Get free audiobooks from Bibliomation's OverDrive site!

1. Install the app from the App Store

Search for “overdrive” in the App Store. Download and install the OverDrive Media Console app.

2. Authorize your device

The first time you open the app, you will see the following message:

“Sign up for an OverDrive account to enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, movies and more from your library.”

Tap “Sign up”

Either tap “Sign up with Facebook," "Sign up using library card," or Enter your name, email address, and a password, and then “Sign up” to create your OverDrive account.

2. Choose your library

Tap "Add a Library"

Enter your library’s name, your town’s name, or your postal code. Then tap “Search.”

When you find your library, tap on its name. Tap on “Bibliomation”. This will save Bibliomation’s OverDrive catalog to your “Get Books” list so you will not have to search for your library the next time you use the app.

3. Sign in

Click “Sign In” to access your account.

Begin typing your library’s name. Choose it from the list when it appears. Then, type in your library card number.

4. Find an audiobook to check out

You can browse the collection by category by clicking on the "Menu" icon. You can click on each category to view subcategories.

You can search the collection by clicking in the “Search” icon and entering a title, author, or keyword into the search box.

5. Check out your audiobook

Tap on the book cover. Tap “Borrow” to check the book out.

If all copies of the title are checked out to another user, you will see a “Place a Hold” button instead. Click here and enter your email address to be notified when the book is available to check out.

6. Download your audiobook

Once the book is checked out to you, you can tap on "loans" on the message that appears, or you can tap on the bookshelf icon to see your check outs. Click "Add to app" to download the book. Audiobooks are broken down into parts. All parts will download at once. This may take a few moments. The number of parts will vary based on the length of the book. Each part is about an hour in length.

To access the book, tap the menu, then tap "Bookshelf"

7. Listen to your audiobook in the app.

When at least the first part of the audiobook has finished downloading, on the book cover to play the audiobook. It will begin playing automatically.