102 libraries have passed one million

For 29 libraries, across the OverDrive network as a whole, this million represents a first: in total, 430 million digital books and audiobooks were provided to users in 2020.

« Reading has always been a form of escape and the reader continued to seek it out during the Covid-19 pandemic. Community and global reading programs helped readers engage safely in these exchanges», Underlines OverDrive.

Moreover, public lending establishments, of course, but also school libraries – again, to maintain access to information for students.

In addition to the figures already provided, the service provider points out that three libraries have exceeded 7 million ebooks and audio books on loan – a real record.

8 million digital loans

Toronto Public Library

7 million digital loans

Los Angeles Public Library

King County Library System

6 million digital loans

Wisconsin Public Library Consortium

National Library Board Singapore

The Ohio Digital Library

5 million digital loans

New York Public Library

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

4 million digital loans

Tennessee READS

Digital Downloads Collaboration

Multnomah County Library (OR)

Seattle Public Library

Maryland’s Digital Library

Hennepin County Library

3 million digital loans


Beehive Library Consortium

Harris County Public Library (TX)

Calgary Public Library

Mid-Continent Public Library

San Diego County Library

Ontario Library Service Consortium

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library

San Francisco Public Library

LA County Library

2 million digital loans

North Carolina Digital Library

Sno-Isle Libraries

Auckland Libraries

Boston Public Library


Sacramento Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Kentucky Libraries Unbound

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Minuteman Library Network

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services

San Antonio Public Library

Metropolitan Library System

Digital Library of Illinois

Pikes Peak Library District

Fairfax County Public Library

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Denver Public Library

Oregon Digital Library Consortium

St. Louis County Library

Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative

Edmonton Public Library


Washington County Cooperative Library Services

Austin Public Library

1 million digital loans

Wake County Public Libraries

Nashville Public Library

Santa Clara County Library

Chicago Public Library

Broward County Library

Indianapolis Public Library

Salt Lake County Library Services

Ottawa Public Library


Washington Anytime Library

Pierce County Library System

Orange County Library System

The Free Library of Philadelphia

Nassau Digital Doorway

South Australia Public Library Services

British Columbia Libraries

Lee County Library System

Vancouver Public Library

New Hampshire State Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

OC Public Libraries

Montgomery County Public Libraries

Saskatchewan Library Consortium

District of Columbia Public Library

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Houston Area Digital Media Catalog

Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

Contra Costa County Library

Missouri Libraries 2Go

Arapahoe Library District

Hamilton Public Library

Timberland Regional Library

Ocean State Libraries eZone

Pima County Public Library

Bergen County Cooperative Library System

Halifax Public Libraries

OK Virtual Library

Hawaii State Public Library System

Douglas County Libraries

Mississauga Library System

Download Destination


NC Kids Digital Library

Westchester Library System

NorthNet Library System

Camellia Net Digital Catalog

San Jose Public Library

Northern California Digital Library


Peninsula Library System

Henrico County Public Library

eLibrary NJ

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