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Media Center: SORA Ebooks & Audiobooks

OverDrive and Sora

Use the SORA app to explore Overdrive (digital library).

Browse.  Check out and read books. 

Listen to audio books. 

What is Sora?

SORA is a user-friendly app that allows you to borrow ebooks and audiobooks from the school's Overdrive digital library. Set-up is simple - just find your school and sign in.  Then download or stream your favorite books to your own device (phone, tablet, or computer).

SORA Directions

Directions for Accessing OverDrive/SORA eBook catalog:

First, open the following link - 

Next, click on 'I have a set up code' on the bottom of the screen.

Enter: montgomerymd

Sign in with the following:

Use your
Use your network password

Notice: you need to use .org, NOT .net


DOWNLOAD THE APP to your smart phone or device.
Available from and   

Adding MCPL to Sora

To add Montgomery County Public Library, follow these directions:

1. Once in SORA, click on the 'Hamburger Lines' in the upper right corner.


2. Then, select undefined

3. Type in Montgomery County Public Libraries and select 'This is my library'


4. Now, you can search MCPS and MCPL


Sora Help Resources


Resources to Guide You Through Sora

General (Videos and PDFs) - How to Sora

General (Webpages) - Using Sora

Getting Started


In addition to e-books for course-related research, Magruder High School and MCPS provide students with access to fiction e-books and e-audio. Read Black Eyed Susan Nominees or listen to an English text.
Log in using your MCPS Google account.

Click HERE for the app