eBooks and Audiobooks Available Through OMNI (Online Media of Illinois Libraries)


The Cortland Library has partnered with a new website called, created to offer you bestselling downloadable eBooks and audiobooks 24hrs a day. After browsing the collection, you can use your library card to download the material directly to your Kindle, PC, Mac, and many mobile devices, .

To get started, you will need to install free software. For audiobooks, or for EPUB eBooks for your handheld device, download OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks on your computer, you’ll need Adobe® Digital Editions.

To download and install OverDrive Media Console, click here.

To download and install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer, click here.

To download OverDrive titles on your Android or iOS4 device (iPhone®/iPod touch®/iPad®) you need OverDrive Media Console v2 (or newer). OverDrive Media Console is available for:

  • Android v1.5 (or newer)
  • BlackBerry v4.5 (or newer)
  • iOS v4 (or newer)
  • Mac OS® v10.4.9 (or newer)
  • Windows® 98 SE (or newer)
  • Windows Mobile® 5 and 6

Once you have the required software, you can go to and download ebooks and audiobooks of your choice using your library card.

The OMNI website will allow only 3 items checked out at any one time. eBook checkout is 2 weeks, but ebooks may be returned early. For audiobooks you may select a checkout time of 1, 2 or 3 weeks. However, audiobooks may not be returned early.

$5 in fees or 5 overdue items will prevent you from renewing online. You may not check out other materials until the fine is reduced below $5.

For other questions visit OMNI's Help section.