How to Get eBooks

The Soutar Memorial Library is connected to the OK Virtual Library. There are thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines you can get online.

In the Catalog

When you’re looking at the In House list, you’ll see colors on each item. Here’s what they mean:

  • Pink – item is checked out
  • Yellow – available to check out

In House books will show a shelf location. If it’s online, it will say “Internet.”

Once you find an eBook, click Download This Item.

Three Options for Devices and Reading

  • Read Now with Kindle
  • Read Now in Your Browser
  • Download a PDF Book

If You Have a Kindle

It will send you to the page where you log into your Amazon account.

Log into Amazon, click Get Library Book. It will automatically download to your kindle.

Read Now

If you click Read Now in Your Browser, it will open on your screen in a new browser tab.


The EPUB option comes on many eReaders. You can get the right software for most smartphones, tablets and computers.

Apps for Phones and Devices: Overdrive and Libby

You can use Libby on all devices, except for Kindle Fire. Libby is easy to use. I highly recommend trying out the Libby app!

If you’re reading on a Kindle Fire, you must use the Overdrive app. It’s a little more intimidating, but it can be done. Once you get it set up, it’s easy from there.

To get either app, go to

If you have issues or you can’t get into your account, or if there’s a block for some reason, call the library. We’ll be happy to help you.

Need Help? Call the Library 580-544-2715