Link to Accessible Catalogue
OverDrive on Tablets, Smartphones and Computers -

Enjoying eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive on your tablet, smartphone and computer is easy. Just download the OverDrive app from your App store, sign up, search and enjoy.

Download Software

Download and install the OverDrive app from your app store.

Sign Up

Open the app and sign up with your library card number or sign in if you already have an account.

Make Us Your Library

  • Click on Add a Library (+)
  • Search for London Public Library
  • Select any London Public Library location
  • Click on the name to get started in our Catalogue

Browse the Catalogue

Scroll down the page to browse new and popular titles, as well as selections by genre or subject. Search for a specific title or author by selecting the magnifying glass at the top of the page. If a cover image has a headphone icon at the bottom, the item is an audiobook.

Select the cover for book details and select Borrow to borrow it. Change your default loan period if desired by selecting it, and then confirm by selecting Borrow!

If an item isn’t currently available, select Place a hold to go on the waiting list. When your hold is ready you will be contacted by email.

Return or Renew eBooks and Audiobooks

eBooks and audiobooks automatically return on their due date.

To return items early, find them on the Loans tab of your Shelf. Select the cover image, and then return by selecting Return Title to Library and confirming Return!

Items can be renewed 3 days before the due date if there are no holds. Find the item on the Loans tab of your Shelf. Select the cover image, and then renew by selecting Renew Loan and confirming Renew!

Meet Libby

Overdrive is in the process of releasing a new app called Libby. The Libby app is for iOS 9.0 or later, Android 4.4 and up, and Windows 10. It will hopefully be fully functional by the new year. Feel free to take a peek and try it out.

Need Help?

For more help, visit the searchable Overdrive Help page or the Libby Help page

Telephone 519-661-4600 during Library hours or send us your questions online!

The Book a Librarian service offers personal, one-on-one help with London Public Library's databases, online resources and print collections. Appointments can be made Monday to Friday during business hours at the Central Library. Request an appointment using our online form. You can make up to 2 appointments per month.