Ebooks


Login to Minuteman's Overdrive catalog:   http://digital.minlib.net

or, NEW!!  search for and check out Ebooks through the Minuteman discovery catalog:  find.minlib.net.  (After entering your search choose Downloadable Ebook or Downloadable Audiobook under Format, on the left side of the page).

 


Overdrive Ebooks and audiobooks can be downloaded to a variety of devices.   Detailed instructions can be found below:

Help from OverDrive

Help from OverDrive: Try the Search Help box to find an answer to a specific question!

OverDrive Help Videos: Video tutorials that show you how to borrow e-books and e-audiobooks on a variety of devices.

Get Help with the OverDrive App, for Adobe Digital Editions, Android, Blackberry, iOS, Kindle, Kobo, Nook, Sony Reader WiFi, Windows Phone

OverDrive Account

This is optional. You are not required to have an OverDrive account to borrow items from our catalog.

OverDrive.com and your OverDrive account - By signing up for a free OverDrive account, you can take advantage of some special features, including syncing your progress and bookmarks over multiple devices.

Renewals 

How to renew a digital loan in the Minuteman Digital Media Catalog 

Overdrive Read (read through a web browser)

How to use OverDrive Read, OverDrive's new browser-based ebook reader

Android Devices

How to install OverDrive's mobile app on an Android device

How to return a downloaded title using OverDrive's mobile app for Android

Apple Devices

How to install OverDrive's mobile app on an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) 

How to return a downloaded title using OverDrive's mobile app for iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

Kindle Books (via Amazon Website)

For the Kindle Fire scroll down to next the next section.

Getting started with Amazon® Kindle

Please note: Kindle library books require an account with Amazon.com as well as a Minuteman account. Fulfillment is accomplished at the Amazon website, and users are subject to Amazon's Terms of Use and Privacy policies.

Returning a Kindle Book Early

You can return a Kindle book early through your Amazon account:

  1. From an Internet browser go to Amazon.com and sign-in
  2. Click on "Manage Your Content and Devices" (under "Your Account")
  3. Select the "Actions" dropdown menu to the right of the title
  4. Select "Return the Book"

Kindle Fire (for ePub and MP3 audiobooks via the Overdrive App )

OverDrive Media Console for Android is available to Kindle Fire users in the Amazon App Store for Android. This is the recommended method, as you will have access to more ebook titles as well as MP3 audiobooks.

Getting Started with Kindle Fire

Amazon Kindle FreeTime is a free feature available on Kindle Fire tablets that enables parents to limit their child’s screen time or restrict certain categories in a personalized, kid-friendly environment. eBooks borrowed in the Kindle format may be added to FreeTime profiles by following these instructions.

Adobe Digital Editions (for PC or Nook Classic)

How to return titles using Adobe Digital Editions

How to authorize a supported ebook reader with an Adobe ID

Nook Classic and Simple Touch

Getting started with a NOOK  

Nook Color and Tablets

How to install Overdrive Media Console on Your Nook

Windows 8, 8.1 and RT

How to install Overdrive Media Console on Windows 8 machine

E-Audiobooks

Using the OverDrive Media Console software on your computer/laptop, and using the OverDrive Media Console App on your mobile device to listen to e-audiobooks (PDF)