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OverDrive and Libbyapp

An introduction to Kirtland Library's's OverDrive collection of audio and eBooks

Getting Ready

All you’ll need to get started is access to a current web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, IE10, or Safari, your library application on file, and your library issued password/PIN.

Kirtland Library OverDrive users need to have:  1.  A library application on file with Kirtland Library.  2.  A library issued password/PIN.   You may also need a device account.  Kindle devices need Amazon accounts.  Apple mobile devices need Apple ID.  Android devices may need a Google account.  An OverDrive account is needed for the mobiel app.  **No account needed for OverDrive Read or OverDrive Listen.  copyright OverDrive, Inc. 2014

Activate Your Kirtland Account

Activate Your Library Account:  To borrow from OverDrive you must have a library application on file with Kirtland Library.  To apply in person: 1.  Bring your current student ID to the library.  2.  Complete a short Library Card Application form.  3.  Record your temporary password/PIN.  Directions for online students are as follows:  1.  Fill out an application by going to the library's home page at  2.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the "Library Card Application" link.  3.  Fill out the form and submit.  4.  Within 1-2 business days, the library staff will email you, via Kmail, a temporary password/PIN.  copyright OverDrive, Inc. 2014

Find a Title

Find Kirtland's OverDrive collection on the library's web page or click on the banner at the bottom of this guide page.

The Kirtland OverDrive collection includes ebook Fiction, ebook Nonfiction, Audiobooks, Streaming Video, and Featured collections such as popular checkouts, new additions, and recent returns.  Popular checkout titles include  Memory Man, The Quartet, Eat Move Sleep, Top Secret Twenty-One, Looking for Alaska,  The Fateful Lightning, and Essentialism in ebooks and Station Eleven, The Whites, How to Talk to Anyone,  The Murder House,  and The Rumor in audiobooks.


Do you have a Kirtland Library account but not a PIN?  Ask us for your PIN today!


Note: eBooks are available in a variety of formats.  Not all eBooks are available in Kindle format. 

Checkout:  Once you have checked out a title you will have options for viewing/hearing.  For an eBook you can choose an available format for download such as Kindle book, Adobe EPUB, PDF, etc.  or you can choose to read it instantly in your web browser with OverDrive Read.  The due date and a “return title” button will also be displayed on the checkout screen.  Note: If you download a title, it’s “Return Title” button will disappear.    If a title is available to renew, the option will become available within 3 days of its expiration.


OverDrive Help

Click on the banner below to go to Kirtland Library's OverDrive collection.