Frequently Asked Questions about Audio Books


I just purchased my first audio book, but its not downloading my MP3.  Why not?

Family Christian has partnered with the industry leader in providing quality Audio Books while ensuring appropriate licensing and digital rights are handled.  To download your MP3 Audiobook, you will first need to install the OverDrive Media Console on either your computer, Mac, or mobile device.  Once installed, you’ll be able to download the MP3 files, keep track of your library, and transfer your audio books to other devices.


Click here to download the OverDrive Media Console


Will the OverDrive Media Console work on my Smart Phone?

Yes!  In fact, the the Media Console is available for PC, Mac, Android, iOS, Blackberry, and Windows Phone 7!


Once I get my MP3, can I move it to another device?

Absolutely.  Most people end up transferring it to iTunes or another tool they already use to manage their music and audio files.


Can I burn the MP3’s to a CD?

Yes!  The OverDrive Media Console has a built in feature that allows you to burn your audio directly to CD if you prefer to listen this way.


Where can I get more helpful information?

OverDrive has a wonderful set of resources available here to answer any questions you may have.