OverDrive E-Book App Shutting Down May 1st, Users Scramble for Alternatives

OverDrive, the service that allows you to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and other digital media from your local library, school, or institution, is closing. OverDrive revealed last week in a blog post uncovered by TechCrunch that the app will be discontinued on May 1st, 2023. The business initially announced plans to discontinue OverDrive in 2021, disclosing at the time that the service will be removed from app stores in February 2022.