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How to Use the Overdrive ebook catalog

Directions for Downloading eBook and eAudiobooks


  • Go to the Hellertown Area Library website at https://www.hellertownlibrary.org/


  • Click on the Overdrive symbol                on the left side of the front page under the picture of HAL.


  • This will take you to the Valley Downloadable Page.
  • Click the Sign In button.
  • Use the drop-down menu to select Hellertown Area Library.
  • Click the Sign In button again.
  • Enter your card number. You MUST use the P preceding the four-digit number. Example P9999.
  • To limit the options to either eBooks or eAudiobooks click the three lines to the right of the screen then click Collections.
  • Click on the desired title.
  • Click Borrow.
  • When choosing eBooks you may choose between “Read now with Kindle”, “Read now in browser”, or “Download EPUB eBook”. You will need to be online to use the “Read now in browser” option. You will need a Kindle app to use the “Read now with Kindle” option.
  • Borrowers are limited to three items.
  • Items will be automatically returned at the end of the borrowing period of 14 days.
  • You may return an item early by clicking on “Return” under the item in “Loans”.