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OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks

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Virtual Library's OverDrive Collection

  • Students and staff now have access to a large collection of ebooks and audiobooks for recreational reading
  • The collection includes new and notable, bestsellers, classics, Indigenous and French-language fiction titles.
  • Digital books and audiobooks can be read or listened to in the app or downloaded for access later
  • Students can also add their local library's OverDrive collection to their account

Getting Started with Sora

  1. Visit to access the collection in your web browser OR download the free Sora app from the Apple App or Google Play stores on a mobile device.
  2. Click on ‘I have a setup code.’ (once the app is installed)
  3. Our set-up code is kawarthaca
  4. Enter your KPR username and password
  5. Click on Explore (binoculars icon) to search for books.

Students can borrow a book for 14-21 days -- up to 3 books at a time -- and can place holds on books that are checked out