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Learn to search, checkout, download and enjoy library eBook titles using your Amazon Kindle device.

Learn to search, checkout, download and enjoy library eBook titles using your Amazon Kindle device.

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  • 1. Enjoying LibraryeBooks with theAmazon Kindle Photo credit: Flickr user goXunuReviews http://flic.kr/p/7cDUNq
  • 2. Using a computer with an Internet connection, visit http://www.orionlibrary.org/ .Select OverDrive located below our navigation menu.
  • 3. Log In using your Orion Library card.
  • 4. Use the Search Box to find titles or authors - or –Select the Advanced Search and limit your results to Kindle Books using the Format dropdown menu.
  • 5. If a Kindle copy is available, select available – add to bookbag. If no copies are available, select place a hold.
  • 6. Continue Browsing – or – Proceed to Checkout* If you continue browsing, the title will remain in your bookbag for 30 minutes. If not checked out in 30 minutes, it will be made available to other users.
  • 7. Select your lending period, then Confirm Check Out.
  • 8. Select Get for Kindle.You’ll be routed to Amazon’s Public Library lending page.
  • 9. Select Get Library Book. If you’re not logged in to your Amazon account, you’ll be asked to do so.
  • 10. Many titles can be transferred to Kindle devices via Wi-Fi, but some publishers have elected to disable this feature.
  • 11. If Wi-Fi transfer is unavailable, Download and Save the Title to Your Computer. Copy it to your Kindle’s Documents folder.
  • 12. If your Kindle is connected to a Wi-Fi network and the title allows wireless download, select the desired Kindle Device, then Get library book. The title will sync to your device automatically.
  • 13. Congratulations! Your library eBook is now ready foryou to enjoy.For more information on using library eBooks with yourAmazon Kindle, seehttp://www.amazon.com/help/kindle/publiclibraries/Questions? Problems? Let us know. Orion Library Adult Services Desk 248-693-3000 orionref@orionlibrary.org