You can read or listen to our collection of eBook using your computer, eBook reader, mobile phone, iPod and MP3 player.
To register for the service you must have a Glasgow Libraries membership. If you are not already a library member it's easy to join, simply visit one of our 33 libraries
to register as a member.
You can also complete the Online membership form
however your account will need to be verified at a library before you can access Overdrive eBooks and audio books.
to access the Glasgow Libraries Online Catalogue to start downloading today!
The specific instructions for getting started with most devices can be found on the Overdrive Help
pages – type the name of your device into the search box.
if your device is compatible with our download service. There is also a wide variety of apps available for mobile devices.
*Please note: Overdrive is not compatible with the Amazon Kindle but does work with the Kindle Fire.
You can borrow up to five eBooks and Audiobooks at a time. When you check out eBooks and Audiobooks you will have the option to select a 7, 14 or 21 day loan period, eBooks can be returned early but will automatically be made inaccessible once they expire. This means that you do not have to remember to return your eBooks at the end of your loan period if you do not wish to return them early.
Your borrowed items will delete automatically from your eReader device on the return due date if you don't 'return' it by then. So NO fines will ever be due again when using eBooks or Audio books!
As well as our library's eBook collection you can also access 1,000s of classic titles from Project Gutenberg
which you can download and keep for as long as you want.
to learn more about our OneClickDigital audiobook service
to learn more about our Zinio eMagazine service