OverDrive Mission

About OverDrive

Steve Potash founded OverDrive in 1986. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, we work with over 40,000 libraries, schools, colleges, corporations and retailers worldwide to create reading happiness.

We develop the software, build the platforms, nurture the relationships, and promote ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video - defining the digital lending industry. Millions of readers enjoy ebooks and audiobooks on our OverDrive, Libby and Sora apps.

There are few opportunities out there where you can do what you love and make a difference.

Our Mission

To educate and entertain by providing the world’s favorite way to access the best collection of premium digital content.

Our Vision

A world enlightened by reading.

We believe in reading.

We believe in the importance of libraries and schools. So it’s easy to love what we do. Our passion is to ensure people have more options to read more often in more places.

We help libraries and schools enhance their relevance in today’s world, opening their doors anytime, anywhere, which ultimately helps people learn and grow.

MILLIONS OF TITLES

OverDrive libraries add to their collections from a catalog of over 2million ebooks, audiobooks and magazines.

Libraries and schools

With more than 40,000 libraries in 70+ countries, chances are there's a library near you.

THREE GREAT APPS

Libby, Sora and The OverDrive app are some of the top-rated ebook apps available for iOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac OS, Windows, and Windows phone.

the most content

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your local public library - anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card.