SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+ that is sponsored by AudioFile and powered by OverDrive.

Running April 29 – August 4 2021,  SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week.  Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season.  No expiration dates.

Access Details

    1. Sign up for Sync by going to and register using your email address.
    2. Download Sora from the Apple App Storeor Google Play Store, or go to in your browser.
    3. In Sora, tap I have a setup code (at the bottom of the screen).
    4. Enter this setup code: audiobooksync.
    5. Enter the email address you used to sign up for SYNC.
    6. Tap Explore (at the bottom of the screen) to see the week’s featured titles [SYNC 2021 starts April 29]


If you already use Sora through your school, you’ll need to add the SYNC program’s library. Here are the steps:

      1. In Sora, open the menu (in the top-right corner).
      2. Select Add a library.
      3. Search for audiobooksync and select the library from the results.
      4. Enter the email address you used to sign up for SYNC.

If you are having any trouble please email