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Effective September 4, 2019, OverDrive ended the ability to download audiobooks to Mac computers. The previous software OverDrive for Mac is no longer be available for download. Mac users cannot view the option to download audiobooks from the OverDrive website. Mac users will see the option to stream audiobook titles in their web browser. Learn more.
If downloading audio to your Mac is your preference, try our audiobook collection RBdigital, which allows you to download via the RBdigital Media Manager for Mac. Downloaded titles may be listened to on your Mac or transferred to an MP3 player. Learn more about RBdigital.
UPDATE 9.30.2019: Overdrive apologizes and is working to fix it! https://company.overdrive.com/2019/09/25/important-update-on-the-overdrive-desktop-app-for-mac/
Four items may be borrowed from Hoopla with your Library card as of September 2019.
We ran an introductory promotion which allowed patrons to download eight items. Popularity has increased so we have returned to the initial amount loaned per patron. We also did an analysis of the database usage and found that the majority of users were downloading four items or less.
There are two interfaces in the Overdrive READS via a PC - click on Kids or Teens to switch to either of them. Each interface displays the titles marked as appropriate for the age groups by the books’ publishers. The option to return to the Main Collection is in the upper left corner.
In the OverDrive app, look for the menu button with 3 horizontal lines (or hamburger in the near the books icon for your shelf on the right) and tap on that. Then tap on Kids or Teens. The option to return to the Main Collection is the first option back in the menu button (hamburger).
Once you visit the Kids or Teens portal, your device will remember your preference, until you clear the cache in your browser or click to return to the Main Collection. T
For Libby, use the audience filters to limit the types of content seen while browsing and searching your library’s digital collection:
The Library has a monthly budget for Hoopla. It has been divided up to a set amount per day by Hoopla. When the daily amount is reached, no matter the time of day, it doesn't reset or restart until 12:01 am the next day. This may limit patrons even if they haven't reached their allotment of borrows for the month.