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Download Audiobooks : OverDrive Audiobooks For Your Mobile Device

Learn how to search for, download and listen to our audiobooks on your device.

Listen To Audiobooks On Your Mobile Device

Using the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app, you can download OverDrive's MP3 audiobooks directly to your:

  • Apple iPhone\iPad\iPod touch
  • Android device (phone or tablet) v1.5 (or newer)
  • Kindle Fire
  • NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet, or NOOK HD
  • Windows Phone 7 (or newer)
  • Windows 8 device (computer, phone or tablet)

This app is freely available in the location from which you install all other apps for your device, e.g. Apple's App Store, Google Play, etc.

Downloading & Installing the OverDrive Media Console App:

This page has videos for AppleAndroidBlackberry and Windows mobile devices that will show you how to:

  • Install OMC on your device
  • Create an Adobe ID
  • Search for and download audiobooks
  • Listen to audiobooks
  • Return audiobooks early

This PDF will show you how to install OMC on your Kindle Fire.

This video will show you how to install OMC on your NOOK ColorNOOK Tablet or NOOK HD.

This page will show you how to install OMC on your computer or mobile device running Windows 8

NOTE: If you want to download WMA audiobooks, you must install the desktop version of OverDrive Media Console on your Windows computer [WMA audiobooks will not work on a Mac]. If you want to transfer WMA audiobooks to your mobile device, you can do so via the cable that came with the device. Visit the Audiobooks For Your Computer tab for these directions.

The directions below show specifically how to install OMC for Apple devices but the installation steps are fairly similar for different devices. <

  1. To install the OMC app for your Apple device, open the App Store on your Apple device, search for overdrive and then install the app.
  2. When you first install OMC, you will be prompted to authorize your device with an Adobe ID:

    create adobe id

    After you have registered at Adobe's website, go back to the app, tap on the Get Books + button, tap on Settings at the bottom, and sign in with your Adobe ID to authorize your device.
  3. After authorizing your device, tap on Get Books + then tap Add a Library:

    get books    add library

  4. On the library finder screen, enter tulsa to search for libraries in Tulsa. Tap on your branch in the search results (frankly, it doesn't matter which branch you choose from this list) and then tap on the star next to the branch to add it as a favorite:

    add branch

To start searching, simply tap on your branch's name and you can now browse the MP3 audiobook collection. 

If you need more help, click on the green Ask a Question button on the right or AskUs.

Return Your Audiobook Early

These videos will show you how to return an audiobook early using your AndroidAppleBlackberry or Windows mobile device.

The directions below show specifically how to return an MP3 audiobook early on an Apple device but the steps involved are fairly similar for different devices.

Returning Your Audiobook Early:

  1. On the Library screen in the OverDrive app, tap the plus sign for the title you want to return then tap Return/Delete:


  2. Tap Return then Delete to check the title in and delete it from your device. If you only want to delete the title from your device, press Delete only:

    return and delete