OverDrive Media Console for iPad

Overdrive EPUB ebooks and MP3 audiobooks can be downloaded directly to your iPad. You do not need to download to a computer first.

Before you can start downloading Overdrive EPUB ebooks or MP3 audiobooks to your iPad, you need two things:

  • The Overdrive Media Console app for iPad from the App Store.
  • An Adobe ID. If you do not already have one, you can register for one during the Overdrive Media Console set-up process.

Registering the iPad with Adobe Digital Editions

  1. Once you have the Overdrive Media Console app installed, tap the “Get Books+” button in the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. Tap “Settings” at the bottom of the screen.
  3. On the Settings screen, tap “Authorize with Adobe ID.” (See it)
  4. If you already have your ID, enter your ID and Password, tap “Authorize.”
  5. An “Authorizing” message and then “Authorization Successful” will appear on the screen.
  6. Once authorized, your Adobe ID will appear in the box under eBook Settings. (See it)
  7. Tap the “Get Books” button at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Tap the “Add a Website” button and search for your library or town.
  9. Tap your library (See it) then tap “NOBLE: North of Boston Library Exchange” (See it) to bring you to NOBLE’s Overdrive site where you can download EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks. (Note: This setting will not be saved unless you download a book.)