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Explore Ebooks & Audiobooks on OverDrive

Are you looking for some leisure reading to enjoy during the holidays? Explore OverDrive, an online library of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks curated by the Stanford Libraries.

Through Overdrive, you can find Kindle and other e-reader compatible ebooks as well as audiobooks in a downloadable MP3 format. Browse by subject including fiction, science, medical, and self-improvement. Items are available to borrow for 7 or 14 days.

Use your SUNet ID to log in to Overdrive. To explore more leisure reading options, check out your local public library. You can log into the Northern California Digital Library on Overdrive with a public library card from the City of Palo Alto Public Library and many other local libraries. 

Recommended Titles:


The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson (ebook)

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese (audiobook & ebook)

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (audiobook & ebook)

Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay (ebook)

Let us know what you’ll be reading during the break in the comments section!

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