New! HooplaDigital: ebooks, music, audiobooks, tv, movies & comics
No waiting lists. Over 400,000 items available. For UD patrons only.
For brief instructions, check out Getting Started with Overdrive Help
Android Devices: ebook & audiobook instructions (Kindle Fire, Nook Color, Google Nexus, Samsung Tab, etc.)
iDevices: ebook & audiobook instructions (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
Kindle reading devices: ebook instructions (Kindle Touch, Kindle Paperwhite. Kindle Fire owners please use Android instructions.)
Nook reading devices: ebook instructions (Nook Samsung Galaxy owners please use Android instructions)
iPod/mp3 player: audiobook instructions
Yes! Always login before you browse as we buy extra copies of hot titles. Also, our copies will only go to fulfill UDPL holds, so even if you have to hold an item, you may get it much sooner than the holds queue number would suggest.
It depends on your device. For the Overdrive app on iDevice or Android, including Kindle Fire: find the cover of the book, tap and hold until you get a menu which will give you the option to return early and delete. For the Kindle Reader, it is located in your Amazon account under Manage your Device. Find the book and click the “…” for options to return early. For more information, check out this article from Overdrive.
Zinio: eMagazines: Current, popular magazines. Check out once, own forever.
OneClickDigital: classic eBooks & eAudiobooks
Tumblebooks: current & popular picture books. Read along with the narrator
eBooks on EbscoHost: technical & business ebooks
Philadelphia Inquirer Archives, 1981-present & Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive, 1829-1922
PowerLibrary: Online magazines & newspaper articles