Downloading eBooks to your iPadUsing OverDrive with the Oak Bluffs Library
Go to the App Store. Download the OverDrive MediaConsole. Be sure to choose the free app, offered fromOverDrive Media.
Open the OverDrive app. Tap Get Books + in upperright corner.
Tap Settings at the bottom of the screen.
The first time you use the OverDrive app, you mustauthorize the device with your Adobe ID.
If you don’t have an Adobe ID (most people don’t), tapGet a Free Adobe ID.
You will be taken to the Adobe Digital Editions website, whereyou can create a free Adobe ID. Fill out the requiredinforma...
Once you have an Adobe ID, return to the OverDriveapp. Enter the information and tap Authorize.
Tap Get Books at the bottom of the screen.
Tap Add a Library at the top of the screen.
Search for the library, either by entering Oak BluffsLibrary in the search box, or the zip code.
Tap the library to select it from the list.
Tap the star next to the library. This will mark thislibrary as a favorite, and the search will not have to beperformed ag...
Tap the library name to go to the OverDrive collection.
Sign in to OverDrive by tapping the Account button, orthe Sign In button.
Sign in using your library card number (no spaces.) After May1st, you will also need a PIN number to log in. If you don’t ...
This is your Account page. To adjust your loan periods,tap Settings.
Set your loan periods, and tap Done.
Tap Menu to browse eBook categories…
Or search by author or title.
In Advanced Search, you can limit your searches by manydifferent options, including format and available now.
Available titles will have a dark gray icon in the topright corner, while unavailable titles will show up aslight gray.
Tap Only titles with copies available from the drop-down menu for items that are immediately available forcheck out.
Tap a book cover to view more information about thetitle.
Tap Borrow to select a book. If you see Place a Hold instead ofBorrow, the title is checked out. Always check to be sure t...
Click Read to read the title in your browser on yourdevice.**option available for many, but not all titles.
To read the eBook in the OverDrive app instead, tapDownload, and select EPUB.
The eBook will download to your device (you will see a“Loading Title” screen.)
When the eBook is done downloading, tap Bookshelf inthe upper right corner.
The eBook is now downloaded to your device. Tap thecover to open it…
…and begin reading!
Congratulations on your first iPadOverDrive download!• Your books will appear on your bookshelf inthe OverDrive Media app....
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  1. 1. Downloading eBooks to your iPadUsing OverDrive with the Oak Bluffs Library
  2. 2. Go to the App Store. Download the OverDrive MediaConsole. Be sure to choose the free app, offered fromOverDrive Media.
  3. 3. Open the OverDrive app. Tap Get Books + in upperright corner.
  4. 4. Tap Settings at the bottom of the screen.
  5. 5. The first time you use the OverDrive app, you mustauthorize the device with your Adobe ID.
  6. 6. If you don’t have an Adobe ID (most people don’t), tapGet a Free Adobe ID.
  7. 7. You will be taken to the Adobe Digital Editions website, whereyou can create a free Adobe ID. Fill out the requiredinformation and tap Create.
  8. 8. Once you have an Adobe ID, return to the OverDriveapp. Enter the information and tap Authorize.
  9. 9. Tap Get Books at the bottom of the screen.
  10. 10. Tap Add a Library at the top of the screen.
  11. 11. Search for the library, either by entering Oak BluffsLibrary in the search box, or the zip code.
  12. 12. Tap the library to select it from the list.
  13. 13. Tap the star next to the library. This will mark thislibrary as a favorite, and the search will not have to beperformed again.
  14. 14. Tap the library name to go to the OverDrive collection.
  15. 15. Sign in to OverDrive by tapping the Account button, orthe Sign In button.
  16. 16. Sign in using your library card number (no spaces.) After May1st, you will also need a PIN number to log in. If you don’t havea PIN number, set one up here. Tap Sign In.
  17. 17. This is your Account page. To adjust your loan periods,tap Settings.
  18. 18. Set your loan periods, and tap Done.
  19. 19. Tap Menu to browse eBook categories…
  20. 20. Or search by author or title.
  21. 21. In Advanced Search, you can limit your searches by manydifferent options, including format and available now.
  22. 22. Available titles will have a dark gray icon in the topright corner, while unavailable titles will show up aslight gray.
  23. 23. Tap Only titles with copies available from the drop-down menu for items that are immediately available forcheck out.
  24. 24. Tap a book cover to view more information about thetitle.
  25. 25. Tap Borrow to select a book. If you see Place a Hold instead ofBorrow, the title is checked out. Always check to be sure theeBook you want is available in the correct format.
  26. 26. Click Read to read the title in your browser on yourdevice.**option available for many, but not all titles.
  27. 27. To read the eBook in the OverDrive app instead, tapDownload, and select EPUB.
  28. 28. The eBook will download to your device (you will see a“Loading Title” screen.)
  29. 29. When the eBook is done downloading, tap Bookshelf inthe upper right corner.
  30. 30. The eBook is now downloaded to your device. Tap thecover to open it…
  31. 31. …and begin reading!
  32. 32. Congratulations on your first iPadOverDrive download!• Your books will appear on your bookshelf inthe OverDrive Media app.• Still having trouble? Try the OverDrive Helppages, or call us at the library!
  33. 33. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

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