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ebooks: Overdrive

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What is it?

Overdrive is an online service that provides access to free eBooks and audiobooks. 

  • Enjoy some titles immediately online, download them for offline use, or send borrowed ebooks to a Kindle device (U.S. libraries and schools only). If you're on a computer, you may also be able to transfer titles to compatible ereaders or MP3 players.


  • Using a computer? Go to or click the logo above.
  • Using a mobile device? Open the Libby app on your device.

First time user?

  • You need an Athens Regional Library card that is in good standing
  • Go to and click on "Sign in."
  • Choose Georgia Download Destination. 
  • Enter your library card number.
  • Download the Libby App if your wish to read or listen on your mobile device or tablet.


  • Web: Overdrive Help, Libby Help
  • Contact Us or use the Chat widget
  • Phone: 706-613-3650 x354
  • In Person: Visit the 2nd floor Information Desk at the Athens-Clarke County Library

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GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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