Learn About eBooks

The White Oak Library District is pleased to partner with OverDrive and Axis360 to offer free downloadable eBooks and audiobooks that patrons can enjoy on all major computers and devices, including iPhones, iPads, Nooks, Android phones and tablets, and Kindles. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

If you need further assistance getting started enjoying your free eBook and audiobooks you can contact a librarian and they will be happy to guide you through the process.



Getting Started

  • You'll need your White Oak Library District card and a computer or device with an Internet connection. Don't have a library card? Get one today.

Browse the Collection

  • Go to OverDrive.
  • Browse or search.
    • Search by title, author, or subject

Create an Account

  • To check out items, you must sign in. You will be asked to locate your home library and then you will be prompted to enter your library card number.

Check Out

  • Click on a cover image to see more about a title.
  • Click Borrow to check out an item.
  • Borrowed items will appear under "Account," along with items in your wishlist.
  • Within the app, the eBook will begin to download automatically.

Check Out and Hold Limits

  • You are able to checkout 15 items at a time.
  • You can have 20 holds active at a time.

As of July 1, 2017 the Axis360 eBook service will be discontinued

Getting Started

  • You'll need your White Oak Library District card and a computer or device with an Internet connection. Don't have a library card? Get one today.

Browse the Collection

  • Go to Axis360.
  • Browse or search.
    • Search by title, author, or subject
    • Use the symbols e (for eBooks) or the headphones (for Audiobooks) to browse for a particular format.

Create an Account

  • To check out items, you must sign in. You will be prompted to enter your library card number and pin. If you do not know your library pin please contact the library.

Check Out

  • Click on a cover image to see more about a title.
  • Click Checkout to borrow an item.
  • Borrowed items will appear under "My Stuff," along with items in your wishlist.
  • Within the app, the eBook will begin to download automatically.  To read your eBook on a PC, you'll want to install the Axis 360 Desktop Reader.

Check Out and Hold Limits

  • You are able to checkout 5 items at a time.
  • You can have 5 holds active at a time.