Download an Audiobook Today!
eAudiobooks are digital versions of audiobooks
that are available over the internet from your library. You
can search for, check out and download eAudiobooks to your
Infonet Download Library via the internet.
You can listen to eAudiobooks directly from your computer or
transfer the digital files to a portable device.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is available?
A mix of adult, children, and young adult
titles, fiction and nonfiction. If an item is checked out, you may place a hold.
How do I register?
You do not need to register. Sign in
with your PPL library barcode number. If
you are unable to log in, please call
the reference desk at 871-1725, or email us at
Can I download and
play eAudiobooks on a Mac?
eAudiobooks come in WMA and MP3
formats. OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks can be downloaded to Mac
computers. The WMA Audiobooks work only with PC based machines. Please see
the 'Plays on' icons that display with each title for
What Kind of Device (MP3 Player) should I use?
Most eAudiobooks will play on most devices (including iPods),
but choose a device that will play WMA files for access to all
eAudiobooks. You may also want to look for a "bookmark"
feature that will register the place where you stopped listening.
See the Device Resource Center for
Do I need any software on my
computer to listen to my eAudiobooks?
Yes. For Windows computers, you will need Windows Media Player version 9 or
higher, and Overdrive Media Console. For Mac computers, you
will need iTunes, Quicktime, and the Overdrive Media Console.
Can I burn to a CD?
You may burn some titles to a CD.
Check the "plays on" icons that display with each title to see
if burning to a CD is allowed.
What are the lending rules?
You may check out up to 2 titles at a time
for up to one week. You may not return a title before its
lending period is up. It stays checked out for 1 week and
then is automatically checked in. You will need to delete
the file on your computer or device.
For More Information: Call the
reference desk at 871-1725, email us at email@example.com,
or visit the Overdrive
Maine Infonet Download Library and look under Getting Started
for a quickstart guide, more FAQ, and checkout assistance.