The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time period. The number of Americans owning at least one of these digital reading devices jumped from 18% in December to 29% in January.
Left to right: Nook Touch, Nook Color and Nook Tablet.Nook Touch uses an e-ink display (b&w) while Color and Tablet uses an IPS color display Screen size: 6” for Touch, 7” for Color and TabletProcessor: Touch - 600MHz single-core processor; Color - 800MHz single-core processor; Tablet - 1GHz dual-core processorMemory: Touch - 256 MB RAM; Color - 512 MB RAM; Tablet - 1 GB RAMInternal storage: Touch - 2 GB; Color - 8 GB; Tablet - 16 GB (also an 8 GB version)Storage memory expansion: Ability to add up to 32GB microSD™
Go to Library eBook page Download and install Adobe Digital EditionsSign up for an Adobe ID then log into ADE and authorize computer (if you have an existing Adobe ID, you can use that)Connect your Nook to your computer using the USB charging cable that came with the Nook
You can use Quick Search, Advanced Search, Browse Collections and Browse by Formats.You can also search for eBooks using the Library catalogSearch for the title/titles you want to readLimit by format – Adobe EPUB and PDF and Open EPUB and PDFTip: If you want a title NOW: limit by available titles by selecting show available titlesIf titles are checked out – place a hold and the Library will email you once the title is available for checkout (3 days to checkout an eBook on hold on Overdrive from the moment the email is sent to you)
Read alone or read aloud for kids.
Public domaineBooks that have no ownership or use restrictions.
A good source for tutorials.Learning Express can be used or access directly on any device that can play flash videos.
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City of Mountain View Public LibraryNook family of devices
City of Mountain View Public LibraryRead, Download, Listen, Watch and Play Shop for apps, ebooks and music Read, listen, watch and play games
Learn how to: Usethe Library eBook page to get eBooks for your Nook Download, install & activate necessary software Search for eBooks Checkout & transfer Library eBooks to your Nook
What you need: Nook Tablet or Color and Nook USB charging cable Computer connected to the Internet Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) Library eBook page, http://www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/library/ebooks.asp Your Library card number
STEP 1 Prepare your tools http://www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/library/ebooks.asp i. Visit the Library eBook page to download Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) ii. Install ADE on your computer iii. Sign up for an Adobe ID* iv. Login to ADE and authorize your computer v. Connect your Nook to your computer
Link will take youto Adobe site. http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ CLICK TO START THE DOWNLOAD
On your computer: Install ADE Create an Adobe ID if Log in using the Adobe ID you do not have one Authorize your computer
Connect your Nook to yourcomputer using the USB cable
STEP 2 Search for eBooks using your computeri. Go to the Library eBook page, and click on Overdriveii. Log into your Overdrive accountiii. Search for title/titles to download and readiv. Add to Book Bag & confirm checkoutv. Download & select “Open with” using ADE
Go to Library eBookpage & click on theOverdrive link On your computer: Log in to your account using your library card number
Search for titles Search by: Quick Search Advanced Search Browse Collections Browse by Format
Choose the format that works on your deviceAdd toBook Bag
STEP 3 Sit back &enjoy reading on your Nook! On ADE: Click on “All Items” and select/drag the eBook to “My Nook”* Authorize device On your Nook: Search for the eBook, or go to My Nook – Digital Editions folder Start Reading!
On your Nook, searchfor the title of the item orlook in My Nook – DigitalEditions folder
Things toRemember Toreturn an item: Go to ADE on your computer and click on return item On your Nook: Delete item Nook-compatible formats: Adobe EPUB & PDF and Open EPUB & PDF You have 3 days to checkout holds placed on Overdrive from the date the email notification was sent You can customize lending periods to 7, 14 or 21 days