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What You Need

A Fairfax County Library card number and password are all that are needed to access our free eBooks and eAudiobooks through services such as OverDrive and our databases.

If you are registering online for the first time, most though not all databases will be available to "PACREG" cards.

Overdrive: IndieAuthors Unlimited, Popular eBooks, Popular eAudiobooks

Our OverDrive collection provides the largest number of eBooks and eAudiobooks and includes popular fiction and non-fiction titles for all ages.

OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks are available for 21 days at a time and are automatically returned at the end of the lending period. Customers can have up to 10 eBook or eAudiobooks checked out at one time. There are no late fees.

Titles may be read or listened to on a computer or on a portable device. This list indicates which set of instructions will work for your specific device:

  • Libby App (OverDrive's newest app for Android phones, iPhone, iPad, Nook Color and many tablets)
  • OverDrive App (for Android phones, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and Nook tablets)
  • Library eBooks for Kindle (for black and white Kindle eReaders)
  • Library eBooks for Nooks and Computers (for black and white Nook eReaders and PCs or laptops)

Changes to OverDrive and Libby Holds Notifications—Auto Checkout Option Removed

OverDrive has recently introduced a new method for holds notifications.

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