Open a world of reading.

Try Sora, the new reading app for students, by OverDrive.

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Features

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Read with a tap

Borrow and open books with one tap.

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Assignments

Assigned books show up automatically, and expire on a due date set by the school.

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Notes and Highlights

See your notes and highlights at any time in Sora, or export them to PDF, CSV, Google Drive, and more.

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Achievements

Earn badges by reading books and using app features.

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Reading Stats

See how many books you’ve read, your total reading time, and more.

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Search local public libraries

Browse, search, and borrow books from your public library.

One account. Read and listen on any device.

  • Chromebooks
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • Desktops
  • Phones
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A state-of-the-art reading experience.

Whether you’re reading for class or for fun, Sora’s ebook reader makes it easy.

Powerful tools

Add bookmarks, make notes and highlights, define words, and more.

Fixed-layout support

Comic books, graphic novels, picture books, and textbooks as they’re meant to be read.

Read-alongs

Select titles have professional narration so you can follow along with the text.

Reading settings for everyone

Adjust the font type (including dyslexic font), font size, and lighting in most books.

Synced progress

Your place, bookmarks, notes, and highlights sync between devices, so you can pick up right where you left off.

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An easy, beautiful audiobook player.

Listen when, where, and how you want to.

Jump around

Swipe on the book jacket to jump backward or forward, or use the seek bar to go to a specific spot.

Set a timer

Customize the sleep timer for a certain amount of time or the end of the current chapter.

Adjustable playback speed

Increase narration speed up to 3x.

Bookmarks and more

Add bookmarks, notes, and highlights as you listen.

Synced progress

Your place, bookmarks, notes, and highlights sync between devices, so you can pick up right where you left off.

Download the app

Get Sora and start reading today!

Download the app for free from your app store, or go to https://soraapp.com.

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