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NH Downloadables Help

Device information | Help! | Windows 8 & 10 | Digital Magazines| Miscellaneous tips

Patrons with a Keene Public Library card can take advantage of the wonderful collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines available through the NH Downloadable Books Consortium (OverDrive). [Please note: the Keene-Link card does not allow access to this digital collection.]

Check out the links below for information on using your particular device. Still have questions?  Contact Cary Jardine (603-757-1838) at the library.  Set up a time to bring in your device and she will have you up and running (reading and listening!) in no time.

Device information

Blue bullet Device Guide Select your device for instructions and requirements.
Blue bullet Compatible device cheat sheet Check to see if your device is compatible with OverDrive books.
Blue bullet General how-to instructions (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch; smart phones; Kindle; and Nook)
Blue bullet Getting started with iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
blue bullet Getting the OverDrive app onto your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
blue bullet How to borrow ebooks & audiobooks on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
blue bullet Listening to audiobooks on your iPod
Blue bullet How-to guide for Kindle ereaders (E Ink devices such as the Paperwhite)
blue bullet Getting started with Kindle Fire devices
blue bullet Getting started with a Nook
blue bullet Getting started with a Nook tablet (HD, HD+)
blue bullet How to install the OverDrive app onto your Nook
blue bullet Getting started with MP3 players

Help!

Blue bullet OverDrive Troubleshooting Information on dealing with error messages and other problems.
blue bullet General OverDrive help page
blue bullet Help for ebooks
blue bullet Help for audiobooks
blue bullet Troubleshooting Internet Explorer problems
blue bullet Video tutorials Great visual demonstrations on how to set up various devices.
Blue bullet OverDrive blog Find out the latest information on new titles, new features, software updates, and more.

Windows 8 & 10

Blue bullet Getting started with Windows 8, RT, and 10
Blue bullet How OverDrive Media Console works in Windows 8
Blue bullet Getting the OverDrive Media Console app on your Windows 8 device (video)
Blue bullet How to install OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
Blue bullet Returning a book early on your Windows 8 device (video)
Blue bullet How to return a downloaded title using OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
blue bullet How to listen to audiobooks with OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
blue bullet How to uninstall OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
blue bullet How does OverDrive work on Windows 10?

Digital Magazines

The NH Downloadable Books Consortium (OverDrive) digital magazine collection has unfortunately been discontinued and all of the magazines available through OverDrive will expire by the end of March 2017.  The Consortium is working to find an alternative magazine collection.

Miscellaneous tips & information

Blue bullet Renew OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks
Blue bullet Returning books early
Blue bullet How to remove books from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
blue bullet How to change lending period options
blue bullet What is OverDrive Read? Read ebooks right in your browser; nothing to download or transfer!
blue bullet What is OverDrive Listen?  Listen to audiobooks in your browser; nothing to download, no app required!

Call the library at 757-1838 or contact us with other questions or suggestions (select Ebooks/Eaudio in the What do you need to contact us about drop-down menu). We'll get back to you as quickly as we can.