Help for Downloading Library eBooks and Audiobooks

This web page is designed for Mid York Library System residents who need help downloading eBooks or audiobooks to their electronic devices. Our digital collection is powered by a company called OverDrive. OverDrive has many useful videos and guides to help you borrow library materials successfully. Utica Public Library has also developed guides for a variety of devices.

If you need further assistance, please feel free to call the reference desk for over-the-phone assistance or make an appointment with a Reference Librarian. You can reach the reference department at 315-735-2279 x207.


New! Reading an eBook is easier than ever!

If your desired eBook is available in the OverDrive READ format, there is no software to download, no hoops to jump through. Just click and read in your web browser. More information on OverDrive READ format.


OverDrive Help Videos

Click the above link to view OverDrive's videos on installing the OverDrive Media Console App to borrow library materials. 


Guides for your device

Select a guide specific to your electronic device below.

Borrowing library materials with:

Android device (Many eReaders have an Android operating system including: Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, Lenovo IdeaTab, Nabi, and Acer or Asus Tablets)

IOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)


Nook (Nook 1st Edition, Glowlight, and Simple Touch)

Nook Tablets (Color, HD, HD+)


Other helpful links

OverDrive Help

Frequently Asked Questions regarding eBooks/Audiobooks

Mid York Library System's eBook and Audiobook catalog

eBooks & Audiobooks for kids