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OverDrive Sora

OverDrive is NVUSD's ebook platform. The program provide students access to ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, read-alongs and videos. ebooks

Access is determined by school...all elementary school students have access to the elementary collection and so on.  Access to different collections is available by request if approved by a teacher.

Sora is the app for OverDrive. It can be used in your desktop browser or it can be downloaded to the Android or iOS device of your choice. For more information see the Help section below. 


sora elementary

Search Shortcuts

read alongs

magic tree house

rapid readsart


diversity and inclusionblack historyspanish and french ebooks

social studies


sora middle

Search Shortcuts

rapid reads

bullyingread alongs

black history

womens history  month

spanish and french ebooks

sora high

Search Shortcuts

rapid readsmental health

lgbtqcollege bound

class novel

ebooks in spanish and french



Login Info: 

Student Username = your 6 digit ID ["lunch code"]

Student Password = school abbreviation [example: hms for Harvest Middle School]

Contact Library Services for Teacher access.

Teacher Assignment Form

Troubleshooting Sora App

  • Can't return a book
  • Can't renew a book
  • Can't find a book
  • Trouble downloading

Your "Shelf" 

  • Where to find loans, holds, lists, and activity

Getting Started  -- Instructions for downloading, installing, activating app

Reading & Listening


  • How to sort and filter search results
  • How to find reading levels
  • How to find different formats

Returning & Renewing [Note: items automatically "return" on due date--this feature is for if you wish to do return before the due date.


Notes & Highlighting

TumbleBooks is available thru the Napa County Library using your OneCard


Hoopla is available thru the Napa County Library using your OneCard



overdrive staff ebooksOverDrive staff resources can be accessed through the High School collection--if you do not have access to the HS collection, you may request it of Library Services.