E-BOOKS AND E-READERSPierce County Library System
Essential Steps to Using E-Books1) Get a Library Card!2) Install Adobe Digital Editions3) Find E-Books at Overdrive Digital Home4) Checkout and Download E-Books5) Transfer E-Books to Your E-Reader
Get a Library Card! A library card is required to checkout and download e-books. You can get a library card at any Pierce County Library branch.
Install Adobe Digital Editions Why do I need Digital Editions? Converts files downloaded from library website into readable e-books. Collects all your downloaded e-books in one place. Helps you manage all of the items you have checked out. Shows you how much time you have left for e-books checked out from the library.
Find Books at Overdrive Digital Home Accessing Overdrive Digital Home Signing in to your Account Finding E-Books Understanding Formats Adding items to your Cart or Wishlist
E-Book Formats Most library e-books are available in either of these popular formats: ePub PDF Many formats exist: .txt, .htm, .azw, .opf, .tr2, .tr3, .aeh, .fbl, .xml, .chm, .djvu, .lit, .pdb, .dnl, .pkg, .ceb, .lbr, .prc, .mobi, .lrf, .lrx, .pdg, .cbr
Other Places to Find E-Books Project Gutenberg Google eBookstore http://www.gutenberg.org/ http://books.google.com/ebooks Epub Books ManyBooks http://www.epubbooks.com/ http://manybooks.net/
Checkout and Download E-Books The Checkout Process Downloading Your Checkouts Opening E-Books in Digital Editions
Transfer E-Books to Your E-Reader Reading E-Books in Digital Editions Transferring E-Books via Digital Editions Manually transferring files to your device Loan Periods