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eBooks and Downloads

Media On Demand

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Download eBooks and digital audiobooks for your computer and more or to listen on your iPod, MP3 player or computer through our service called Media on Demand, powered by OverDrive.

You can check out up to 5 titles at a time, and after the loan period is finished, the title is automatically "returned" to the library!

No late fees!

If you're already set up, you can click here to choose from a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens, and children.

Let's Get Started

  • Our "Media on Demand" program takes to you the OverDrive website where you will download your audiobooks and eBooks. Use the Getting Started Guide for an overview of the service.
  • The first time you want to download an ebook, you'll need to download the free OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app to your device. To download, visit your phone's app store or marketplace and search for "Overdrive Media Console."  You can also click on your device type below.
  • Many popular eReaders and mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, Kindles, and Nooks are compatible with the Media On Demand materials.  Click here for a list of compatible devices.
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How to Check out eBooks and Audiobooks

  • Log in to your account with your library card and SWAN PIN(last four digits of phone number) to check out the item.
  • Find a title to check out from the Media On Demand website.  Click on the book to make sure it is available in the format you need.
  • Download the file to your mobile device or computer.  Downloading and transferring works a little different for each device.  Click here for help with your specific device. 
  • If you wish to read directly from the browser on your mobile device or desktop computer, it is possible to skip the downloading process and begin reading immediately with OverDrive Read. Click here to check compatibility.

A Few Notes on Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks to Your Device

  • For eReaders like the Nook, you'll need Adobe Digital Editions software.
  • To read eBooks on your Kindle, you'll need an Amazon Account, even though you will be borrowing, not purchasing the eBook.
  • If it's easier, you can sign in and manage your books from the website at www.mediaondemand.org.

 

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