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 Guide Select your device for instructions and requirements.
Compatible device cheat sheet Check to see if your device is compatible with OverDrive books.
General how-to instructions (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch; smart phones; Kindle; and Nook)
Getting started with iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Getting the OverDrive app onto your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
How to borrow ebooks & audiobooks on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Listening to audiobooks on your iPod
How-to guide for Kindle ereaders (E Ink devices such as the Paperwhite)
Getting started with Kindle Fire devices
Getting started with a Nook
Getting started with MP3 players
OverDrive Troubleshooting Information on dealing with error messages and other problems.
General OverDrive help page
Help for ebooks
Help for audiobooks
Video tutorials Great visual demonstrations on how to set up various devices.
You can use both OverDrive Media Console and the OverDrive app on a Windows 8/10 device. OverDrive Media Console is required for downloading audiobooks and transferring them to another drvice. Use the OverDrive app for downloading ebooks and audiobooks to read/listen to on your Windows device.
Getting started with Windows 8, RT, and 10
How OverDrive Media Console works in Windows 8
How does OverDrive work on Windows 10?
Getting the OverDrive Media Console app on your Windows 8 device (video)
How to install OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8/10
Returning a book early on your Windows 8 device (video)
How to return a downloaded title using OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
How to listen to audiobooks with OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
How to uninstall OverDrive Media Console for Windows 8
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.
Renew OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks
Returning books early
How to remove books from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
How to change lending period options
How to use Read in Browser Read ebooks right in your browser; nothing to download or transfer!
How to use Listen in Browser 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.