(Nook Continued) A box will open to ask if you want to save or open. Choose Open (with Adobe Digital Editions). Connect your Nook to your computer through USB. Click and drag your book to where it says NOOK in the menu bar on the left side of the screen. Books can be returned early through Adobe Digital Editions. Full Instructions at help.overdrive.com Click “Getting Started” icon and then “eBook Readers.” Choose your specific Nook device from the list that appears. Computers There are two ways to read a book on the computer, Adobe Digital Editions and OverDrive Read. Adobe Digital Editions Follow the instructions for Nook, but rather than transferring the book, open it inside Adobe Digital Editions by clicking on the book. You can read it right there. OverDrive Read This feature allows you to checkout a book and open it in your browser without using any other software. Go to schlowlibrary.org and click on “eBOOKS & MORE” then choose OverDrive. Once you find a book, look at the available formats. If OverDrive Read is listed, click the Borrow button to checkout the book then go to your Bookshelf. You will see a button next to it that says OverDrive Read. Click on that to open the book in your browser. Full Instructions Here: a.schlow.org/overdriveread Using the OverDrive Website Through your OverDrive app or browser you will be directed to a website to find digital items. Once there, use these instructions. To access your account click this icon, select your library and enter your library card number. Set your item lending period to 7,14, or 21 days by clicking on this this icon. Items expire automatically so there are no late fees and they can be renewed starting three days before the expiration date. Download Free eBooks and eAudiobooks! On Smartphones, Tablets, Kindles, Nooks, and other eReaders Search for a book by clicking this icon. In your search results you can click the box that says Show only titles with copies available to see titles currently available for checkout. The Bookshelf is where checked out books are. The Holds shelf is where your items on request are. Book and Audiobook Icons: Powered By: When looking at the cover of the books, a dark colored open book/headphone icon in the right top corner means it is available. When greyed out, it is unavailable and you can request it. Checkout: When you find a book hover over the cover and click Borrow. Or click ‘more’ for the full details of the book. Click Borrow on that screen when you are ready. It is now on your account. Click Place a Hold if the item is checked out and you want to reserve it. For full instructions on checkout and using your account, watch the video titled “Digital library website” at: www.overdrive.com/help-videos 7/15 & View Full Instructions at: help.overdrive.com For Help: 814-235-7816 schlowlibrary.org/contact/help/downloads Schlow’s Digital Library You can access eBooks and eAudiobooks through OverDrive on a computer, smart phone, or tablet with internet. You must have a valid library card. How you access, read, and return books depends on which device you use. Read on for basic instructions, plus links to full tutorials. OverDrive menu example as shown on iPad: Your Kindle book should show up on your Kindle once it is connected to a wireless network. Kindle books are returned early by signing in to your Amazon account, going to Manage Your Content and Devices, and choosing Return in the ‘Actions’ dropdown menu. Smart Phones and Tablets You can access our digital books using the free OverDrive app, which is available in most app stores. Once the app is downloaded and installed open it and follow these instructions. You will need to stay connected to a wireless or cellular data network. 1. Follow the prompts to create an OverDrive Account or sign up using Facebook. You can download and sync books across devices with this account. Users under 13 may choose to sign in anonymously, but will not have an OverDrive account or the features included. Parents and guardians can make accounts for those under 13. 2. Once the account is created swipe left or tap the Menu button (circled in yellow) to access the Add A Library option. Search for your library and select it. Tap the star next to ‘Central PA Libraries’ to remember it. Click the back arrow at the top left of the screen to return to the menu. Central PA Libraries will now be listed under My Libraries in the menu bar. Read about the next steps inside the app! Open the app menu, tap on Help, and scroll down to read the instructions titled “Borrowing and Downloading Books.” Note: you can skip the Add a Library step as it was completed in step 2 above. Kindles For Kindles that are not tablets, like the Paperwhite, you check materials out online using a computer and transfer them to your Kindle, either wirelessly or by USB cable . You can also use a Kindle Reading App. 1. Go to schlowlibrary.org and click “eBOOKS & MORE” in the menu bar at the top of the page. Choose OverDrive from the list. Find a book by searching or browsing. After finding a book, click Borrow. This adds the book to your account. Click the account icon or the “Go To Bookshelf” option to download the book for offline reading. Next click the Download button beside the book cover and choose Kindle Book. Click Confirm & Download. Note: You may request a title if it is unavailable and you’ll receive an email when the title is available. 2. Confirming the download will take you to your Amazon account. If you are signed in to Amazon.com, choose where to have the book delivered in the dropdown menu then click on Get Library Book (circled in orange). If not signed in, click Get Library Book, sign in, and then choose Full Instructions at help.overdrive.com Click “Getting Started” icon and then “Kindle.” Choose your specific device from the list that Nooks Nooks that are not tablets require users to download software to a computer that will open the book and move it to the Nook. If your Nook is a tablet (Color, HD) use the Smart Phone and Tablet instructions. 1. On a computer go to a.schlow.org/getstartednook and follow the Install software instructions to get set up. 2. Then go to schlowlibrary.org and click “eBOOKS & MORE” in the menu bar at the top of the page. Choose OverDrive from the list. 3. Once at the OverDrive website find a book to read and click Borrow. This adds the book to your account. Click the account icon or the “Go To Bookshelf” option to download the book for offline reading. Next click the Download button beside the book cover choose EPUB. Then click confirm and download.
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