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How do I read eBooks on my iPhone/iPad/ iPod Touch?

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2012  |  209 Views
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Using iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) to enjoy titles from the Huntsville Public Library is simple and easy.

Here's what you need
•Your library card number
•An iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)
•OverDrive's mobile app for iOS

How it works:

1.Install software

You can use your iOS device to download titles from your library. You'll need OverDrive's mobile app for iOS to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on your device.
To read eBooks, you'll also need to authorize your device with an Adobe ID. You can find information on how to authorize your device here.

2.Browse, check out, download

You can browse your library's website either with your computer or your iOS device. To find your library on your computer, try using

If you'd like to use your iOS device to browse, open the OverDrive Mobile app. Use Get Books + to find your library and a title you want and check out. When you see the Download button, tap it to open the title on your device.


eBooks: When you download an eBook, your selection will open automatically in OverDrive's mobile app, letting you read right away. Features include bookmarking, brightness controls, night mode, text size adjustment, orientation lock, the option to return an eBook, and more.

Audiobooks: When you download an audiobook, OverDrive's mobile app automatically opens the title so you can listen to it right away. Features include bookmarking, a volume slider, skip back 15 seconds, a sleep timer, the option to return an audiobook, and more.

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