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Ebook Collections: OverDrive
Ebook collections available through the Rohrbach Library
Libby, the popular OverDrive app used by public libraries across the country is available for Kutztown University users. This free app offers an intuitive interface for reading ebooks or listening to audiobooks checked out on OverDrive.
First time Libby users:
When prompted if you have a library card, select Yes.
Click I'll Search For a Library and enter "Kutztown University." We should be the first result.
To add a library card, click Enter Library Account Details. You'll be directed to KU's Single Sign On page where you can sign in with your KU credentials.
Now you're free to browse our collection in the app.
Existing Libby users (you've already signed up through a public library):
Select the Libby icon in the top right corner.
Click Add a library.
Perform a search for "Kutztown University" and follow the instructions to enter your KU credentials.
If you are unsure how to navigate the Libby app, try visiting the Libby Help site for basic instructions: https://help.libbyapp.com/
If you're still stuck, feel free to contact Bob Flatley for help.
Most Overdrive ebooks are single-user titles, if an ebook is in use you can put a hold on it.
Overdrive ebooks are available in different formats including OverDrive Read, EPUB, and Kindle but not PDF. Learn more.
Books can be downloaded but individual pages or chapters cannot be printed.
How do I download an OverDrive ebook?
The following is a general description of the steps for downloading an OverDrive ebook.
1. Browse for a book.
Search the Rohrbach Library OverDrive Collection from any web-enabled device OR
Sign in with your Kutztown University username and password when prompted
3. Download the book
Select your format, and download the book.
Kindle users (unless using the OverDrive app on a Kindle tablet), will select Read Now with Kindle. You will be prompted to sign in with your Amazon account before downloading the Kindle version. If browsing on Libby, you will be prompted to select either the Kindle app or the Libby app after borrowing.
Users of other e-readers should select EPUB format. Clicking Download EPUB book within the OverDrive app will add the book to the app's bookshelf, where you can open and read the book.