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Downloading eAudiobooks

Downloading and Listening to Audio Books

Step 1: Get your iPod/mp3 player ready
  • Acquire an iPod or other mp3 player
  • If using an iPod, install iTunes from www.apple.com/itunes (skip this if not using iPod)

 

Step 2: Get your computer ready
  • Go to www.westvanlibrary.ca
  • Navigate to Find Books, Movies, Music > eBooks/eAudiobooks > Library To Go
  • Scroll down to Software Downloads
  • Install Overdrive® Media Console™

 

Step 3: Get an Audiobook
  • Go to the Library To Go (downloads.bclibrary.ca) website
  • Find an choose an audio book (make sure it is an mp3 if you are using an iPod)
  • Add book to cart
  • Proceed to checkout
  • Enter your library card number
  • Download the Audio Book

 

Step 4: Transfer your book to the device
  • Plug in your iPod or MP3 player
  • Open Overdrive® Media Console™
  • Select ebook and click "Transfer to Device"
  • Select which parts (or all) of the book to be transferred

 

Step 5: Enjoy!



Note: If you have Open Office you may have some troubles with the OverDrive Media Console. please see Advanced Troubleshooting.
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