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Download digital audio books any day, anytime, and take them anywhere. For free Overdrive software download instructions and system requirements CLICK HERE
convenient
Access hundreds of bestsellers, general fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, popular nonfiction and more from anywhere, anytime with a valid library card, a PC, and brief access to the Internet.
portable
Take your "reading" anywhere. Listen to digital audio books on a PC, a portable device, or burn to a CD*, when this feature is available, and listen in your car.
* licensing privileges make this possible, and vary from title to title
affordable
Free software, free books, and NO late fees! Items expire automatically at the end of the loan period.
easy to use
Simply download and install free software, select digital audiobook, check out, download, and enjoy
software requirements
Can be played on a PC or portable device with Windows Media Player 9 Series or higher*
* available to download for free from the site
when am I required to login to the system?
After selecting a title you will be prompted to login before you can check out or place a hold on it.
You will be asked to select your library and type in your library card number. You must use all 14 digits of your library barcode number and owe less than $10 in fines or fees. All our patron barcode numbers begin with 23427000_ _ _ _ _ _. The last six digits are your unique barcode.
how many items may I check out?
Five
do I have to download my items as soon as I check them out?
No, checkout and download are two separate transactions - they do not have to be done at the same time. you may download a digital audiobook in parts.
how long may I keep my downloaded items?
2 weeks. No check in is necessary - items expire automatically at the end of the loan period. No late fees will ever accrue!
can I put items on hold?
Yes, you may put up to 10 items on hold. You will be asked for an email address in order to be notified when a title becomes available for you to check out and download.
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS
Do you have a suggestion, comment, or question about Listen Alaska Digital Audio Books? Send us an email and let us know what you like, what you'd like to see, or what you want to know. Or call 225-3331 during Library hours for assistance or questions about your account.

If you provide us with an email address or phone number, we will be happy to respond to your questions or concerns. Thanks for helping us make this service more convenient for you!

library@firstcitylibraries.org