OverDrive

We have exciting news for Members! The Club Library is now offering a selection of eBooks for download to your personal device via OverDrive.

 

OverDrive is an easy-to-use app which functions as a digital extension of a brick-and-mortar library. Simply download the free app to access selected e-copies our available books for up to 2 weeks. The program will involve a small number of books initially (40-50 titles), and more fiction and non-fiction titles will be added based on Member usage. Our listing of e-book titles are available here – check it out!

 

Start your OverDrive journey with the following steps:

 

If you are using a Windows or Apple desktop:

1. Go to http://theamericanclub.lib.overdrive.com.

2. Click on Sign in at the top right corner above the search button.

3. Key in your Membership number (eg. X123400).

4. Click on Sign in and you will be redirected to our Library’s OverDrive page where you may start viewing and borrowing titles.

5. To check out a title, click Borrow.

6. Find titles you have already borrowed on your Checkouts page (under Account).

7. Tap the Read (In your browser) button next to a borrowed eBook on your Checkouts page to read it online.

Please note that due to restrictions and guidelines from Overdrive, Kindle option is not available on our OverDrive page.

 

If you are using an Android or iOS device:

1. Download the free OverDrive App from your app store.

2. Open the OverDrive app and tap Sign up.

3. Tap Sign up using library card.

4. Key in The American Club, Singapore

5. Enter your Membership number (i.e. X123400) and tap Sign in.

6. Indicate if you are 13 years or older and tap on Sign Up.

7. To check out a title, tap Borrow.

8. Find titles you have already borrowed on your Checkouts page (under Account).

9. Tap Download eBook and it will be downloaded to your virtual bookshelf.

10. To return books, tap Edit on the right corner and tap the Return button below each title.

Please note that due to restrictions and guidelines from Overdrive, Kindle option is not available on our OverDrive page.