Portage District Library Quick Links

eBooks and eAudio Books

As a Portage District Library resident card holder, you can check out eBooks and eAudio books for your computer or eReader. Find answers to your questions here!

How do I borrow eBooks from the library?

Portage District Library has three options for checking out eBooks:

  • Click here for PDL OverDrive . (children, teens, adults)
  • Click here for MCLS OverDrive. This OverDrive service provides eBooks and eAudio books through Midwest Collaborative for Library Services. (upper elementary, teens, and adults)
  • Click here for TumbleBooks. The TumbleBook service provides books for children ages preschool-elementary that can be read or listened to online. TumbleBooks does not require any downloads to view the books.

What if I need some help getting started?

Email us or call 269/329-4544.

Overdrive’s Help page

A helpful animated walk-through

Is my device compatible with Overdrive?

You can also use these help sheets:

eBooks on your Nook

eBooks on your Kindle

eAudio Books

eAudio Books with your mobile devices

Overdrive App on a Droid: Video Tutorial

Penguin eBooks for the Kindle

Returning Kindle Books

Returning Books from an Apple Device

Returning Books using Adobe Digital Editions

Who can check out eBooks from the Portage District Library?

The eAudiobook and eBook downloads service through OverdrivePDLis only available to Resident and purchased Non-Resident card holders. Other borrowers must use their home libraries and library cards to download from OverDrive. If you aren’t sure if your library is a member, check the list of libraries on the Overdrive homepage or call your home library for more information.

Other places to get free eAudiobooks

Audio Books for Free
Audiobooks.net
Books should be free
Librivox
Open Culture

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