The easiest way to get your students reading:
K-5 QuickStart

The best – and easiest – reading service for libraries is now specially designed for K-5. eBooks are instantly available, with SIMULTANEOUS ACCESS FOR EVERY STUDENT in class, at home…everywhere!  There’s no app to install or files to download and students can read on PCs, tablets, Chromebooks and more – INSTANTLY!

With OverDrive’s K-5 QuickStart package, you can offer your students the most advanced digital reading platform with popular Read-Alongs, picture books and other engaging titles. Order today and be reading in as little as a week!

instant access

No setup, No software, No app.
Easy log in for young readers.

Order today and be reading
in as little as a week!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is OverDrive?

OverDrive is the leading provider of eBooks for grades K-12. We’re the only 100% digital content solution, delivering a better way for your school to buy and use your books. The K-5 QuickStart package is specifically designed for early learners, with a pre-set collection and easy access. The OverDrive platform also supports additional content and formats: Our industry-leading catalog of over 2 million titles from 5,000 top publishers includes eBooks, audiobooks, video and periodicals to support curriculum and instruction goals. Serving 12,000+ districts and schools worldwide, as well as 20,000 public libraries, including 93% of those in the U.S.

What are Read-Alongs?

Read-Alongs are eBooks featuring professionally recorded narration that plays while students read beautiful fixed-layout pages with graphics. It’s the perfect tool to help developing readers learn.

What is Simple Login?

Simple Login allows all students in a building to log in to your school’s digital eBook collection using the same easy-to-remember User ID. This removes barriers to reading for students who don’t have individual IDs or may have difficulty remembering an individual ID.

What is OverDrive Read?

Our groundbreaking browser-based eReading format OverDrive Read provides a seamless reading experience on any device with a modern web browser. There’s no app to install or files to download, just click “Read” and start reading. See book, read book – it’s that simple.

Can I add to the K-5 QuickStart Collection?

Yes! You can take advantage of the industry leading and scalable OverDrive platform by adding eBooks and audiobooks from our catalog of hundreds of thousands of titles.

How can I engage students with K-5 QuickStart?

K-5 QuickStart can be used for book clubs and group reading, in the classroom and at home, on vacation and with parents. Click here to see just some of the ways you can promote reading and learning with K-5 QuickStart.


instant reading on any device


*While all titles work online and offline, Read-Along narration requires a connection.


Additional eBooks you can add to your QuickStart collection. Click to sample.