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Downloadable Audiobooks

Jefferson County Library Cooperative ― Downloadable Collection (Overdrive)

Kiosks for downloading audiobooks are available at BPL Central, Five Points West, and Springville Road.

  JCLC Downloadable Collection (Overdrive)
Number of Titles 2060 and growing
Fiction and Non-Fiction Yes/Yes
Titles in Library's Web Catalog Yes
Loan Period 7, 14 or 21 Days, cannot be checked back in before the full checkout period
Software Required OverDrive Media Console

Windows Media Player 10 or higher

Maximum titles checked out at one time 5
Place Holds Yes
Automatic Check-In Yes
Download to MP3 players* Yes
Burn to CD Most titles
Renewable Yes
How to Sign-up for an
No account needed. Use your name and library card barcode number to checkout audiobooks.
Online Help Yes

OverDrive Compatible MP3 Players

Support Contacts

In order to facilitate troubleshooting, please include the following information in your correspondence:

  • Which service you are using, Overdrive or NetLibrary.
  • Steps to reproduce the problem (in as much detail as possible)
  • Exact text of any error message (screen shots are helpful)
  • URL(s) of any error page(s) you encounter
  • Library card number
  • Title(s) of problem audiobook(s)
  • Operating system (Windows XP, Windows 98 SE, etc.)
  • Internet browser and version (Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 1.0.7, etc. In most browsers, find this under Help > About.)
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