OverDrive Brings Harry Potter Ebooks to Public, School Libraries

Feb 27, 2012

Pottermore, home of the Harry Potter ebooks created by J.K. Rowling and partnered by Sony, entered a distribution agreement with OverDrive, Inc. OverDrive will exclusively host the Harry Potter ebook and digital audiobook collection for its global network of more than 18,000 public and school libraries.

The ebooks and digital audiobooks will be available initially in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish (Castilian), with more languages to follow. OverDrive will make the Harry Potter series accessible via e-readers, tablets, Mac and PC computers, and smartphones. The digital audiobooks will be made available as MP3s so users can listen on their computer, smartphone, or iPod. A list of participating libraries and schools in the OverDrive network is available at http://search.overdrive.com.

(www.overdrive.com, www.pottermore.com)