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​​Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Catalog​​Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks from the CatalogTitles from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library are available for check out right from the catalog!To access, you'll need to sign into your Library Account. (If you don't have a library card or can't get in to obtain a library card you can use our online registration form to get one that will give you immediate access to everything in our eLibrary.)Once you are signed into your Library account, just follow these steps:​Look for the OverDrive  iconFind a title and choose either Place Hold or Check Out. Digital Holds and borrowed eMaterials will appear in the list with your physical holds and borrowed materials. The bo​rrowing policy for each category remains the same. You can meet the maximum limits in all collections (all at the same time). ​10 items through the Greater Phoenix Digital Libraryand 35 physical items from the Phoenix Public LibraryAfter checking out an OverDrive item, you'll be prompted to choose your format. The options will vary depending on if you checked out an eBook or eAudiobook and which platform you used. Once you have selected your format, the title will appear in your Loans on the Greater Phoenix Digital Library.Use eBooks, eAudiobooks or eVideos without leaving the Library Catalog!OverDrive offers a special service which allows Phoenix Library customers to browse the library catalog, check out titles from the catalog, and read (listen or watch) the items right from the library catalog.After checking out the OverDrive Title, choose Read (in your browser) for eBooks or Listen (in your browser) for eAudiobooks. Streaming Video is the only viewing option for OverDrive videos. Once you've selected your format, click Get Title and your title will open directly in your browser. ​ Be sure your browser will allow pop-ups. Helpful Hints​When asked to choose a format, remember this: the Overdrive Read format will open instantly in your browser, while Kindle and EPUB format download to your app.Not all titles are available in Overdrive Read format.Popups must be allowed by your browser for instant viewing or listening.eBooks in Overdrive Read format can be downloaded for offline use. eAudiobooks in the Listen format or Streaming Videos cannot be downloaded and require internet access.





OverDrive's Read in BrowserOverDrive's Read in Browser
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