Borrow a Kindle Book with a Kindle eReader
and MontanaLibrary2Go
Kindle e-reader with USB
You will need:
Kindle eReader
USB cord
Library Card Number
Internet connection
Amazon login and password
Computer: Windows...
Navigate to MontanaLibrary2Go.org
Open up the browser on your computer and go to www.montanalibrary2go.org.
Kindle e-reade...
Log on
Look at the upper right side of the page. You will see a link to sign in.
Kindle e-reader with USB
Select Lewis and Clark Library.
Kindle e-reader with USB
Type in your library card number.
You will need the whole number 2115900#######.
If there are no problems with the card yo...
Find a Book with Advanced Settings
Touch the Advanced Search option.
You will see it in the upper right hand corner.
Kindl...
Look for the menu item called All Formats.
Touch the drop down arrow and select Kindle Book.
Kindle e-reader with USB
You can limit your options to selections that are available by checking
the box for only titles with copies available.
If ...
This time, only books available for Kindles are displayed.
You will see grey or black book icons in each corner of the sel...
Placing Holds and Borrowing Books
Click a grey selection. You will be directed to a screen where you may
Place a Hold.
Ent...
Downloading Books
You will be directed to a screen where you can choose what to do with the book.
Your options are:
You wi...
Downloading books
To download the book onto your Kindle touch Download.
Tick the box that says Kindle Book.
Touch Confirm ...
At this point you will have been rerouted to the Amazon web page.
On the right hand side you will see
Type in your Amazon ...
Now you should get a message that tells you to download the material via USB.
Look for your name in the upper right hand s...
The manage your kindle page has a list of borrowed and/or purchased
items.
Kindle Fire
Click on the item you would like to download to
select it.
Kindle Fire
You should see some options come up above your collection
of books. Click on More actions
Select Download and transfer via...
A box will pop up to confirm the download.
Click Download.
Save the file to a place where you can find it again..
Kindle e...
Transfer the Book to the eReader
Plug your kindle eReader into your computer with the USB cord.
Open a file browser. On ma...
Find the file you saved and drop it into the Kindle documents folder.
To drag and drop, you click the left mouse button. W...
Return the book
To return an item early, return to Amazon.com with your username and password.
Hello, Snazzypants!
Next to...
The manage your kindle page has a list of borrowed and/or purchased
items.
Kindle Fire
Click on the item you would like to return to select it.
Kindle Fire
You should see some options come up above your collection
of books. Click on More actions
Select Return this book to retur...
The title may remain on your eReader until you manually remove it.
You can do this by plugging your Kindle into the comput...
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  1. 1. Borrow a Kindle Book with a Kindle eReader and MontanaLibrary2Go Kindle e-reader with USB
  2. 2. You will need: Kindle eReader USB cord Library Card Number Internet connection Amazon login and password Computer: Windows 2000 or later or Mac OS X 10.2 or later USB port: An available port or an attached USB hub with an available port Kindle e-reader with USB
  3. 3. Navigate to MontanaLibrary2Go.org Open up the browser on your computer and go to www.montanalibrary2go.org. Kindle e-reader with USB
  4. 4. Log on Look at the upper right side of the page. You will see a link to sign in. Kindle e-reader with USB
  5. 5. Select Lewis and Clark Library. Kindle e-reader with USB
  6. 6. Type in your library card number. You will need the whole number 2115900#######. If there are no problems with the card you will be directed to the main screen. If you run into trouble here, please do not hesitate to contact us. Kindle e-reader with USB
  7. 7. Find a Book with Advanced Settings Touch the Advanced Search option. You will see it in the upper right hand corner. Kindle e-reader with USB
  8. 8. Look for the menu item called All Formats. Touch the drop down arrow and select Kindle Book. Kindle e-reader with USB
  9. 9. You can limit your options to selections that are available by checking the box for only titles with copies available. If you select this option, you will find something that is available now but you will not be able to see the unavailable items to place holds on. Kindle e-reader with USB
  10. 10. This time, only books available for Kindles are displayed. You will see grey or black book icons in each corner of the selections. Kindle e-reader with USB
  11. 11. Placing Holds and Borrowing Books Click a grey selection. You will be directed to a screen where you may Place a Hold. Enter and confirm the e-mail address where you would like to be notified if the book becomes available to you. Click a black book selection. You will be directed to a screen where you can Borrow the book. Kindle e-reader with USB
  12. 12. Downloading Books You will be directed to a screen where you can choose what to do with the book. Your options are: You will need wifi to read it in your browser. Kindle e-reader with USB
  13. 13. Downloading books To download the book onto your Kindle touch Download. Tick the box that says Kindle Book. Touch Confirm and Download. You will be routed to Amazon.com for the rest of this exercise. Kindle e-reader with USB
  14. 14. At this point you will have been rerouted to the Amazon web page. On the right hand side you will see Type in your Amazon username and password. Now you will see another drop down menu. If you have more than one device with Amazon, you can choose the Kindle eReader you want to use. Kindle e-reader with USB
  15. 15. Now you should get a message that tells you to download the material via USB. Look for your name in the upper right hand side. Next to this greeting is your account. Touch this to see a list of options. One of these options is Manage your Kindle. Click this option. Kindle e-reader with USB
  16. 16. The manage your kindle page has a list of borrowed and/or purchased items. Kindle Fire
  17. 17. Click on the item you would like to download to select it. Kindle Fire
  18. 18. You should see some options come up above your collection of books. Click on More actions Select Download and transfer via USB Kindle Fire
  19. 19. A box will pop up to confirm the download. Click Download. Save the file to a place where you can find it again.. Kindle e-reader with USB
  20. 20. Transfer the Book to the eReader Plug your kindle eReader into your computer with the USB cord. Open a file browser. On many computers, there is an icon on the desktop titled My Computer or This PC. Double click on the Kindle drive. Not all computers and operating systems are the same. It will probably look similar to this. Kindle e-reader with USB
  21. 21. Find the file you saved and drop it into the Kindle documents folder. To drag and drop, you click the left mouse button. Without releasing pressure on the left mouse button, move the mouse to the folder you want it to go into before releasing the mouse button. This should drop the file into the documents folder in the Kindle. When you unplug your Kindle from the computer, you should see that your e-book is now on it. Kindle e-reader with USB
  22. 22. Return the book To return an item early, return to Amazon.com with your username and password. Hello, Snazzypants! Next to this greeting is a drop down arrow. Touch this to see a list of options. One of these options is Manage your Kindle. Touch this option. Kindle e-reader with USB
  23. 23. The manage your kindle page has a list of borrowed and/or purchased items. Kindle Fire
  24. 24. Click on the item you would like to return to select it. Kindle Fire
  25. 25. You should see some options come up above your collection of books. Click on More actions Select Return this book to return it. Kindle Fire
  26. 26. The title may remain on your eReader until you manually remove it. You can do this by plugging your Kindle into the computer. Double click the Kindle file then double click on the documents file. Right click on the title you would like to remove, and select delete. Kindle e-reader with USB

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