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Type of device

Online credentials needed

Additional equipment required

Can you download ebooks to your device at the library?

Any device * OCPL Library card
* 4 digit PIN
* Email address and password
See below for specifics 
Apple products:
iPod Touch®, iPad®, iPhone®
* Apple ID
* Adobe ID
* No additional equipment
* WiFi or Data plan for Internet access
* OverDrive® Media Console™ App
Yes.
Barnes & Noble NOOK™
- Simple Touch   or 1st Edition
* Adobe ID * Computer running Adobe® Digital Editions and Internet access
* USB cable to connect NOOK to computer
No, not unless you bring your own WiFi-enabled laptop
Barnes & Noble NOOK™
- NOOK Color™, NOOK Tablet™, NOOK HD, or NOOK HD+
* Adobe ID * No additional equipment
* WiFi for Internet access
Yes
Kindle Fire
  - for titles that are available for over-the-air delivery:
* Amazon account * No additional equipment
* WiFi for Internet access
Yes
Kindle
  - all other WiFi models, for titles that are available for over-the-air delivery:
* Amazon account * Additional computer with Internet browser & access
Yes
Kindle
  - models that support 3G but not WiFi
  - any model when title will not transfer over-the-air
* Amazon account * Additional computer with Internet browser & access
* USB cable to connect Kindle to computer
Yes
Sony® Reader™ Wi-Fi® (PRS-T1) * Adobe ID * None
* WiFi for Internet access
Yes
Sony Reader
  - all other models
* Adobe ID * Computer running Adobe Digital Editions or Sony Reader Library and with Internet access
* USB cable to connect Sony Reader to computer
No, not unless you bring your own WiFi-enabled laptop
Android™ devices, with OverDrive® Media Console™ App installed * Adobe ID
* Service provider account for free App installation
* No additional equipment
* WiFi or Data plan for Internet access
Yes
Blackberry® * Adobe ID No longer supported by OverDrive after
April 10, 2014

 
Windows Phone * Adobe ID  * No additional equipment
* WiFi or Data plan for Internet access

* OMC App for Windows Phone installed
 
Windows 8 and RT * Adobe ID * No additional equipment
* WiFi or Data plan for Internet access

* OMC App for Windows Phone installed
 

How to get the required accounts and IDs:

  • OCPL Library card and PIN
  • Apple ID: Visit appleid.apple.com, or follow the prompts on your device after attempting to install a free App such as OverDrive Media Console App.
  • Adobe ID: Visit adobe.com and click "Sign In", or follow the prompts when installing the Adobe Digital Editions software on your computer, or follow the prompts when installing the OverDrive Media Console App on your mobile device.
  • Amazon account: Visit Amazon.com and look for "Manage Your Kindle"

For a complete and up-to-date list of supported ereader devices, please see the OverDrive Device Resource Center.  Device-specific instructions can be found in OverDrive's Help website.

The library's catalog of downloadable ebooks is available at http://onlib.lib.overdrive.com

age updated: February 15, 2012