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OverDrive: eBooks & Audiobooks

What is OverDrive?

OverDrive is a platform that current St. Mary's College of Maryland students, faculty, and staff can use to check out and download certain ebooks and audiobooks. You can read and listen to these books on your computer or on your mobile device.

You can check out up to 5 books at a time, with lending periods of up to 3 weeks. Check-outs automatically expire at the end of the lending period.

Items are available in multiple formats: Kindle and EPub for ebooks, MP3 and WMA for audiobooks. 

Get Started with OverDrive

On your mobile device:

Download the OverDrive app, then search for the St. Mary's College of Maryland Library (zip code 20686).

On your computer:

Go to

When prompted to Sign In, use your SMCM username (e.g., jlsmith) and network password.

Don't have an e-reader? Download the FREE Kindle app!

Check Out a Book

Search for OverDrive ebook and audiobooks in the St. Mary's Catalog, Catalog USMAI, and OneSearch.

Or try browsing our OverDrive collections:

Need Help? Have a Question?

Troubleshooting tips and how to guides:

Have a question about our OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks? Want to recommend a title for us to purchase?

Email us at

Give us a call at 240-895-4272