Welcome to the PCLC Overdrive Help Blog

Welcome to the PCLC Overdrive Digital Services Help Blog

You will find directions for browsing, checking out and downloading eBooks, audio books, music and video to your electronic devices.

Borrowers must have a valid library card with any Public Library in Polk County. Your library card barcode number and PIN (ID number) are needed. Please visit your local library to obtain this information.

A total of 5 items may be checked out at one time.

For your convenience we have listed how-to documents below on the right-hand side of the page.
Simply choose the how-to document that corresponds with your device and click the link provided.
For any device not specifically listed you may click the "General Download Directions".
These how-to documents will help you get started using the OverDrive Media Console.

For any additional help or questions regarding OverDrive you can contact your local Polk County Public Library.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Synchronization Issues Between Amazon & Overdrive

Amazon and Overdrive are having technical issues synchronizing user accounts. 

Sometimes when users return ebooks from their Kindle the ebook shows as returned in their Amazon account but not in their Overdrive account

Technicians at Overdrive and Amazon are working to correct the issue.

If you should experience this issue please follow the instructions for your device on the right side of the screen.

If you are still unable to find the answers to your questions in any of the above help categories

In order to best help you and to accurately facilitate troubleshooting, please include the following information in your correspondence:
  • Library card number
  • Title(s) of problem download(s)
  • Steps to reproduce the problem
  • Exact text of any error messages
  • URLs of any error pages
  • Applicable software
  • Operating system (Mac® OS 10.6.5, Windows® 7, iOS v4.2, etc.)
  • Internet browser (Internet Explorer® 8, Firefox® 3.6, Safari 5.0, etc.)
  • If applicable, device type (Android™, BlackBerry®, iPhone®, iPad®, etc.)