Downloadable Audio Books
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is pleased to offer some of the latest bestsellers, book club favorites, award winning authors, and other eAudio content from OverDrive and NetLibrary/Recorded Books. Now you can download digital audio books to your PC, laptop, and compatible audio device (please see our FAQ for help with choosing a compatible device.)
To access digital books in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh eAudio Catalog, you will need:
- a valid library card from an Allegheny County public library
- access to the Internet
- free software (OverDrive Media Console for OverDrive books, Windows Media Player version 9 or higher for NetLibrary books)
To access the free software, set up an account, and browse the collection of available OverDrive titles visit http://carnegie.lib.overdrive.com/.
Digital Media Guided Tour
For a quick tutorial on the OverDrive service
- NetLibrary/Recorded Books
To set up an account and browse the collection of available NetLibrary titles visit http://www.einetwork.net/netlibrary.cfm.
NetLibrary/Recorded Books Downloadable Audiobook Guide
For an introduction to the NetLibrary service
- For technical assistance with the NetLibrary service, contact NetLibrary 24-hour technical support at 1-800-848-5800.
Please note that eAudio books can be enjoyed at home, at work, or when you travel, but are currently not for use on the computers in the library.