Get downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic and eVideos from NPL's OverDrive Catalog. All you need is a valid Naperville Public Library card.
Step by Step Instructions
Downloading to Kindle Readers (black & white)
-This includes instructions for downloading to a Kindle via USB cable.
Downloading to Nook Readers (black & white)
-This can also be used for other non-Kindle eReaders, or for reading eBooks on a computer.
Downloading to Smart Devices & Tablets
Is there a limit on how many downloadable titles I can check out?
- Yes, there is a limit of 15 titles at a time through our OverDrive catalog.
Is there a limit on how Holds I can have?
- Yes, there is a limit of 25 titles at a time.
How long is my check out for?
- Your check out time defaults to 3 weeks, although you can choose a shorter time period.
Can I renew my titles?
- Yes, so long as there are no Holds on the title. The Renew icon will be green if there are no holds, and will show on your Bookshelf. You can't renew until 3 days before the title expires.
Do I have to worry about late fees?
- You never have to worry about late fees. Your title should expire, once your loan period is over.
Can I return an eBook or eAudiobook early?
- Yes, you can.
Why are some titles not available for check out, even though I can see them in the OverDrive catalog?
- Most of the titles in our OverDrive catalog have 1 copy per user at any given time, due to copyright restrictions. If we purchase 3 copies of a downloadable title, then 3 users can check it out at the same time.
How do I know which devices work with OverDrive?
- Check out OverDrive's Device Resource Center.
I’m having trouble downloading books to my iPhone, any suggestions?
- Many iPhone users suggest using iTunes to transfer audiobooks to their phones.
Need More Help?
Register for a classroom style workshops on Downloading eBooks or Downloading eAudiobooks and eMusic.
Call and make an appointment at your favorite location for one-on-one instruction
at your convenience. All users must have a valid Naperville Public Library card.