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You can read eBooks on your eReader, desktop, laptop or mobile device using Overdrive for free with your Buckinghamshire library card and PIN

A full library member may:

  • borrow up to 5 items at a time
  • borrow eBooks for up to 21 days
  • read an eBook in your browser or download to your device via the app.
  • transfer a title to an eReader using Adobe Digital Editions.

Please note that our eBooks are not compatible with the Kindle eReader devices, e.g. the Kindle Paperwhite.

Your loans automatically expire at the end of the lending period so there are no late fees

Browse and read eBooks

Get the app

You can read eBooks on your phone or tablet using the new OverDrive app - called Libby. Libby is OverDrive's new app launched on 20 June 2017 for new customers. Existing customers may continue to use the original OverDrive app or switch to the new app - Libby.

Meet Libby - OverDrive's new app for reading eBooks

Love reading? There is now a simpler way to check out your favourite books from the comfort of your home.

Note: Any eBooks and audiobooks that you borrow through the OverDrive app (or your library's OverDrive website) will show up in Libby.

Get the Libby app for your phone or tablet!

Windows App Store

For Windows 10+

Apple App Store

Google Play Store


If you are not happy using Libby then you may continue to use the OverDrive app which is currently available for iPhone®, iPad®, Android, Chromebook, Windows Phone, Windows 8 & 10, Kindle Fire HD, Windows desktop, Mac desktop


Unable to download from the Google Play Store?

Download for Android OS 4.0 (or newer)

Get the app 

Available for iPhone®, iPad®, Android, Chromebook, Windows Phone, Windows 8 & 10, Kindle Fire HD, Windows desktop, Mac desktop

Need some help with eBooks?

Visit the OverDrive Help website for guidance or contact OverDrive Support for more direct help

Contact OverDrive Support - fill in an online form 


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