Directions for Accessing Overdrive Media Console

Preston High School currently has about 75 books that can be read online.  The directions for accessing these books are as follows:

  1. If you are using a SmartPhone or Kindle, install the OverDrive Media Console app. 
  2. Go to the website http://prestonco.lib.overdrive.com .
  3. Sign in by selecting a library:  Preston High School
  4. Enter your Library Card number - your full WVEIS number - and click "Login."
  5. Browse and select a book.  To see all books, click on "Explore" on the navigation bar and then select "View all eBooks."
  6. At the bottom of the page, scroll on "Scroll to see more" until all books are loaded.
  7. Click on the book you would like to read.  You will see two choices:  Borrow or Wish List.  Click on Borrow to check out the book.  You will see a list of available formats.  If the book is in "Kindle" or "Adobe PDF" format, it must be downloaded as a PDF on a computer and then copied to an iPod or iPhone in order to read it on those devices.
  8. Only two books can be checked out at a time for any user.  Books can be "checked out" for two weeks and will then be removed from your locker.