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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library


Online help for products and services offered by the Mentone Girl's Grammar School Kerferd Library.

Help and instructionsSelect the type of help you need from the left hand menu or use the 'search this guide' option. If you're still stuck contact one of your friendly Kerferd librarians.

Overdrive | Getting started

The Overdrive Book Collection

The Kerferd Library has a wide collection of fiction titles from OverDrive. These can be accessed 24/7 via the library's catalogue and from this library portal. For help getting started feel free to ask a Kerferd Library staff member, we're always happy to help!

Does my device support Overdrive?

Click on this link to find out:

What can I borrow from Overdrive

By logging in with your username and password you will have 24/7 access to the OverDrive eBook collection Mentone Girls' Grammar School shares with Ruyton Girls' School in Kew. This includes both eBooks and audiobooks. With OverDrive you can:

  • Borrow 2 books at any one time, and
  • Reserve 4 books at any time, for a
  • 21 day loan period
  • It is not possible to renew a loan but you can re-borrow the book, and
  • you can returned the book early if you are finished with it and you want to read another book,

Clink on the following Sora web link to start listening to audiobooks or read eBooks online. You can also find more detailed information at or watch the help video at the bottom of this page.

OverDrive | Using the Sora app

SoraSoro Help is the new app from OverDrive that is specially designed for schools. Sora is also really fun and easy to use. See the following video to get started with Sora, or come and see one of the friendly Kerferd Library staff for help. 

See also OverDrive's Getting started with Sora and Sora Help portal.

OverDrive | Help

Help on getting started with OverDrive

The following video will help you get started with using the Kerferd Library's OverDrive collection. It also show you how to find digital titles, borrow them, and start reading. You can also find more detailed information at

eBooks and audiobooks | Help: Videos

Getting started with Sora at the Kerferd Library

"Learn how to login into Sora, and how to put the Sora link onto your desktop." (Kerferd Library, 2020, March 24) Duration: 1:44

Renewing a Sora Overdrive eBook or audio book

"A short video to show you how to renew a Sora Overdrive eBook or audio book." (Kerferd Library, 2020, March 24) Duration: 1:44

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