November 27: All locations closed; no Bookmobile service.
November 28: Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed; no Bookmobile service.

OverDrive Help

E-books from OverDrive can be read using your web browser or downloaded to your computer, e-book reader or mobile device.

Download the OverDrive App

OverDrive Help

OverDrive e-book borrowing policies:

  • Borrow up to 50 e-books at a time. E-books can be checked out for up to 21 days.
  • Request up to 10 e-books at a time. Requests are automatically checked out or can be held up to 72 hours (3 days).

Who can check out OverDrive e-books?

To check out OverDrive e-books, you need:

  • a Saint Paul Public Library card, or
  • a library card from the Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, or Washington County Library that has been registered with Saint Paul Public Library. More information about library cards ...

If your card's registration has expired, when logging in you may a get a "there is a problem with your account" message. Contact the library for assistance.

Getting Started with:

Visual Guides

Nook

Kindle

Android (including Kindle Fire and Nook HD)

iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Sony WiFi

Tutorials for getting started with OverDrive e-books

Nook

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Nook or other EPUB Reader

Finding Library e-books on your Nook Tablet

Kindle

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Kindle Reader or App

Android (including Kindle Fire and Nook HD)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Android Tablet or Phone - the Overdrive App

iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Apple iPad, iPod, or iPhone (iOS 5 and older)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Apple iPad, iPod, or iPhone (iOS 6 and newer)

Sony WiFi

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Sony WiFi Reader

- See more at: http://www.sppl.org/books/ebooks/overdrive/overdrive-ebook-tutorials#sthash.0ixkBSYX.dpuf

Tutorials for getting started with OverDrive e-books

Nook

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Nook or other EPUB Reader

Finding Library e-books on your Nook Tablet

Kindle

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Kindle Reader or App

Android (including Kindle Fire and Nook HD)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Android Tablet or Phone - the Overdrive App

iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Apple iPad, iPod, or iPhone (iOS 5 and older)

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Apple iPad, iPod, or iPhone (iOS 6 and newer)

Sony WiFi

Using OverDrive Library e-books on your Sony WiFi Reader

- See more at: http://www.sppl.org/books/ebooks/overdrive/overdrive-ebook-tutorials#sthash.0ixkBSYX.dpuf