What is Overdrive?
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. With thousands of E-Books and Audiobooks in all areas of fiction and nonfiction to choose from there is always something to read. Overdrive never closes with 24-hour access to check out, return books or place holds.
All E-Books and Audiobooks automatically return themselves, so there are never any late fees. To return items early, see device-specific instructions and use the help pages below.
Loan period: E-Books and E-Audiobooks check out for your choice of 7, 14, or 21 days.
Checkout limit: 12 titles Hold limit: 10 titles Hold period: 5 days / 3 days starting March 1 st, 2020
(Please Note: Starting early March 2020 a new holds redelivery system will be enabled. Read this article for more details.)
How do I Get Started?
Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Check out our eCard registration page)
Go to: sonoma.overdrive.com
Log in with your library card and PIN to choose from thousands of titles
Check out OverDrive's getting started guide
Need device specific instructions? Start here!
A user-friendly app named Libby is available for download to most Android and Apple Devices (Meet Libby today!)
Enjoy E-Books, and audiobooks instantly on a modern browser 24 hours a day
Integrated reading and listening experience
No account registration required
Same experience on all devices
Customizable browsing options to find the books you want faster
Your digital library website and your app (OverDrive and Libby) feature high contrast and a dyslexic font options
Support for E-Book highlights and annotations
Custom lists for tagging books you love, want to read, and more
Optional automatic checkout and reading history settings available
OverDrive Read-Alongs - narrated E-Books perfect for engaging developing readers
Available for use on
Any computer or device with browser and internet access
The Libby app is available at the App Store, Google Play store and from Microsoft for installation onto your device
Audiobooks are able to be used on MP3 players
E-Books are able to be used on ereaders
Report a download problem - If you get an error message, use this form to report a download problem