Downloadable eAudio Books are available to listen to on your computer or compatible portable device. They are checked out and then downloaded to your computer (and then transferred to your MP3 player) or downloaded directly to your compatible device.
Getting Started for first time eAudio Book Users
To get started downloading library audio books, check out the My Help page. You will need to install a version of the free OverDrive Media Console software onto your computer or device in order to download audio books from the library. If you want to check out which devices (MP3 players, smartphones, computers) are able to play our downloadable eAudio Books, please check out this device compatibility page.
Audio Books FAQ
- Will library downloadable eAudio Books play on my device? Check out this device compatibility page and see if your device is listed.
- What kind of downloadable audio books are available? Mostly bestsellers in fiction and non-fiction.
- What formats are Downloadable Audio Books available in? Books are available in the MP3 format which is playable on most devices. Titles previously available as WMA have been either converted to MP3 (when publisher allows) or discontinued as of May 2015. See the Device Resource Center for more information about specific devices.
- How do I search for audio books? Search the Digital Catalog and limit for the kinds of format your device can play or use the "Browse" links on the left side of this page.
Still have questions? Call us at 507.328.2305 or 507.328.2309 or email us your questions.