Overdrive ebooks and more


Through funding from the Ontario Government, the Elliot Lake Public Library is able to offer access to the Ontario Library Service Download Centre (Overdrive,) where you can browse from thousands of electronic materials (audio, video and epub) available for download to your computer, tablet, phone or eReader. You must have a valid library card and your number is requried to be added to obtain this service.

If you do not have an eReader, the Elliot Lake Public Library offers a limited amount of Kobo eReaders on loan. Please refer to our  eReader policies. The readers are set up and ready to download. You must have a valid library card to check out this item. Staff will be able to assist you to getting onto the Overdrive website however, you are responsible for browsing and selecting your materials using the computer set up specifically for this purpose. We are only able to offer assistance for the Library's eReaders.

If you have questions pertaining to accessing Overdrive using your own reader or tablet, please see the list of guides below. Also, the Overdrive website has a comprehensive help section which offers FAQ's and videos.

Elliot Lake Public Library offers a large variety of eBooks, audiobooks and movies to read or stream from your computer iPad, eReader, smartphone, or other digital device. You need your library card number to access these services.

Need help downloading to your device? No problem, we're here to help.

Contact us by calling 705-848-2287 x 2800 to book an appointment.

About Overdrive

Overdrive streaming videoBorrow ebooks, Audiobooks and movies for adults, teens and children from OverdriveTitles automatically expire after the loan period (no late fees!). You can also place holds on items that are already signed out.

Check out up to 10 eBooks, audiobooks and movies from Overdrive. You can choose 7 to 14 day loan period for eBooks and audiobooks. Movies expire after 3, 5 or 7

Find titles in Elliot Lake Public Library's online catalogue or link directly to the Library Service Download Centre website




Getting Started Guides

Tablets and Phones

Content can be downloaded directly to your device using the OverDrive app or the Libby app. Downloaded titles cannot be copied to other devices.

Devices and Platforms

iPad; iPhone and iPod; AndroidWindows 8 and 10; Windows 10 Moblie; Kobo Arc and Vox; Kindle Fire HD and HDX; Nook Glowlight Plus; Nook Tablets; Mac; Chromebook

Check the complete list of compatible devices to ensure your device works with OverDrive to browse, check out and download ebooks, audiobooks and movies.

Video Tutorials

View these step by step videos from OverDrive to learn how to use your device.

For help, visit the Overdrive Support website.