The holidays are nearly here and one thing we've come to expect at this time of year is a flood of requests from people looking for help reading library ebooks on their computers, phones, tablets, and devices. Those of you who've been reading library ebooks for a few years now already know the process works much more smoothly than it did in the past and now reading on your device is easier than ever.
There are a number of apps and software to use when reading library ebooks -- for more on which might work best for your device, see our ebook Guide -- but one reading method in particular stands out for how simple it is.
Overdrive READ is the in-browser reader from Overdrive. Overdrive is one of the primary platforms over which the library provides our ebooks. With Overdrive READ you can checkout and read an ebook directly in the web browser of your device, no additional apps or software are required.
Overdrive READ will work on any device with a web browser. That includes PC or Mac computers, Android smart phones or tablets, Apple iPhones and iPads, and most other devices that can display webpages (the Kindle FIre and Fire HD can use Overdrive READ though you will need to add a third party browser such as the Maxthon Mobile app from the Kindle app store becuase the Kindle's native browser is not compatible with READ).
Here's how to use Overdrive READ: