OverDrive eBooks

  • OverDrive eBooks

    Amherst     Lake Cable     Sauder     Strausser

    Jackson libraries offer eBooks through OverDrive, the same eBook system our public library uses. Students may read OverDrive eBooks directly in the web browser while connected to the Internet, or download the OverDrive Media Console App (free) on any device and read eBooks that way.
    Username: your regular student ID
    Password: your regular student password
    Your 14-digit library ID starts with 238. 
    Your PIN is a 4-digit number that represents your birthday MMDD.

    Watch this video for instructions on how to use Jackson's Digital Library.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long can I keep an eBook?
    The loan period for eBooks is 14 days. Once the 14 days are up, the book will return automatically.
    What if I want the eBook longer?
    You can renew it in your OverDrive account.

    How many eBooks may I have out at once?

    May I check out an eBook if I have an overdue print book, or a damaged book fee, or a lost book fee?
    No, you will be blocked from checking out an eBook if you have any of these scenarios.

    What if I do not know my 14-digit library ID?
    Ask your school's library staff, ask your teacher, or ask Mrs. Hamilton via this form.
    May I place a hold on an eBook?
    Yes, you may. Click on the hold link on the cover of the book and follow the instructions provided by OverDrive.

    How do I read on a Kindle?

    For questions about reading on a Kindle or utilizing the OverDrive Media Console App, please see the fliers attached below or visit OverDrive help.


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