E-Books from Georgia Download Destinations

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Get e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive via Georgia Download Destination. The library has a number of popular titles for you to download.

How to check out OverDrive e-books to your reader

If you have a Kindle or use a Kindle app, you will need:

  • Your Newton County Public Libraries card number.
  • Your Amazon account information.
  • A computer with internet access.

Search for Kindle books at Georgia Download Destination and proceed to checkout. After checkout, you will be redirected to Amazon to send the titles to your Kindle or other device with the Kindle app.

NOTE: You may receive renewal or purchase messages from Amazon regarding your OverDrive download of library eBooks to Kindle readers. These messages are not from Newton County Public Libraries, and do not affect the terms of your library download. Newton County Public Libraries never solicits purchases or charges any fees for the use of digital library material.

If you have a mobile device or tablet (Android, iPhone, iPad), you will need:

  • Your Newton County Public Libraries card number.
  • OverDrive Media Console app (find it in the App Store or Android market).
  • An Adobe ID (to register your app).

Just install and register the app. You should add Georgia Download Destination as your library (search with zip). Once you have entered your card number, it can be saved in your app.
Search, check out and download EPUB e-books directly to your device.

Watch these videos to see how to check out OverDrive e-books and then send them to your Android, iOS or other device.

If you have a Nook, you will need:

Install the Adobe Digital Editions and register the computer with your Adobe ID (one time only).

Search for EPUB books at Georgia Download Destination and proceed to checkout to download your titles. Then open Adobe Digital Editions and wait for the download to finish. Next, plug your Nook in and you should see it appear in Adobe Digital Editions . (You will have to register your device the first time.) You can then drag titles to your device.

Watch these videos to see how to check out OverDrive e-books and then send them to your Nook or other device.

Get more information for your device from OverDrive.

Checkout Guidelines

  • Checkout times can vary from title to title, usually between 7 or 14 days.
  • Up to 5 titles can be checked out at one time.
  • Up to 5 titles can be placed on hold at one time.
  • Titles will be held for 3 days once a hold notice is emailed.
  • Titles cannot be renewed, but you can check them out again if they are available when the checkout period ends.
  • You can return a title early.