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The Bay County Library System offers a wide variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks for check out.  You must both be a resident of Bay County, Michigan and have a valid library card.  Here are some helpful links to get you started!



Step-by-step instructions for Kindles*

*NOTE: As of 2/10/2012, library eBooks published by Penguin cannot be wirelessly downloaded to Kindles. In order to read Penguin published eBooks on Kindle, you will need to download the eBook to a computer and transfer it using a USB cable.  For instructions on transferring eBooks via USB, see steps 10-12 on the link above.

Step-by-step instructions for Nooks
How to read eBooks using either a computer or tablet web browser

Returning eBooks early

How to renew digital titles



See the AudioBooks page from OverDrive


Mobile Devices

Download the OverDrive Media Console App.  Required for eBooks and eAudiobooks on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Windows phone, and most tablets.  Also available at most app stores – search for “OverDrive Media Console.”
Now available as an Android app for Nook tablets and Kindle Fire devices.

Downloading Bay County Library System eBooks to your:

Android Device Using the OverDrive Media Console App
Apple Device Using the OverDrive App



Install “Adobe Digital Editions” (required for non-Kindle eReaders)


Supported Devices

Is my device compatible?


More Free eBooks

Other sites offering free eBooks


Search the OverDrive eLibrary