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August 20, 2017

Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks


OverDrive provides 24/7 access to downloadable eBooks and audiobooks to all students and staff within the Capital Region BOCES.  This service is provided at no cost to districts through State Aid funding.  Districts can subscribe to the Advantage Plan which allows them to add additional titles to the collection that align to their district's curriculum and instruction. Contact Tia Felock for pricing information.

  • OverDrive titles can be enjoyed on computers, eReaders, tablets, and phones.
  • Check-out up to 3 items at a time
  • 7, 14, or 21 day loan period
  • One item/one borrower model
  • Holds can be placed on items that are currently checked out to another patron
    • Up to 3 holds may be placed
    • Once the item becomes available, you will receive an email alert OR choose automatic check out
    • Renew Option Available
  • MARC records for OverDrive titles are integrated into the catalogs of schools participating in the BOCES Library Automation Service

OverDrive Guides for Devices

OverDrive Resource Center

Visit OverDrive's Partner Portal for training, marketing and PR materials to promote and use OverDrive with students, teachers, and parents.


Library Card Manager

See instructions for adding new patrons to OverDrive through Library Card Manager.


BOCES SLS Contacts

Pricing,Training, Marketing, Collection Development, Library Card Manager

Tia Felock |

OverDrive Questions / Troubleshooting:

Library Automation Team |





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