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downloadLibrary Help

Browse, check out and download e-books, audiobooks, magazines and video to your computer or mobile device. Available through downloadLibrary, our Overdrive collection offers a vast selection of titles shared with area libraries. 

What is downloadLibrary?

downloadLibrary is the name of our Overdrive collection. Overdrive provides you with access to the largest collection of new eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines imaginable—available FREE with your Stratford library card, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. OverDrive materials are compatible with thousands of different devices, making it easy to get started.

  • Borrow up to 15 items for up to 21 days
  • No limit to number of magazines that you can borrow at one time
  • You may have up to 15 items on holds
  • Checkout and download your books directly from the library catalogue. Faster and more convenient and these checkouts and holds show up in your library account.

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Getting Started with Overdrive

Troubleshooting by Device

Using eBooks on a Computer / eReader (pdf)

Using eBooks on a Mobile Device (pdf)

*Please note that Libby is now the primary way to enjoy your digital library as the OverDrive App will be retired by the end of 2022.

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