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Ebooks via library nov 2015

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Ebooks via library nov 2015

  1. 1. Ebooks (and Audiobooks) through the Library What you want, when you want it
  2. 2. Ebooks and Audiobooks are available through the Public Library  If you have a library card, log in to the library site and search for digital materials, ebooks, and audiobooks  For the first time, follow directions to download the reader OverDrive; it may also be useful to have a Kindle account  Select your title, click “check out” and “download”: choosing Kindle as format allows your book to appear in your Kindle account  Your book will disappear from your account on the due date, or you can click to return it early; you can also renew it online  Try it out on your own, and stop by the library if you have questions
  3. 3. Select eMedia for Audiobooks and Ebooks
  4. 4. Learn how to get set up the first time through the library E-Media page
  5. 5. Make your search, look for the right format, and download or place a hold.
  6. 6. If you have a Kindle account, one easy choice is to download your title as a “Kindle eBook”
  7. 7. While you’re in your LAPL account, Download your title.
  8. 8. Select a format to download. Choose ePub (or sometimes Kindle) to download to your device. Choose OverDrive Read to read online without downloading.
  9. 9. Public Libraries  Los Angeles Public Library: lapl.org  Santa Monica Public Library: smpl.org  Glendale Public Library: catalog.glendalepubliclibrary.org  Beverly Hills Public Library: roxbury.beverlyhills.org  County of Los Angeles Public Library: colapublib.org You can set multiple libraries up in your OverDrive account, so if one library doesn’t have the title, another might. Tip: It might be a smoother process through your tablet/iPad or phone. Try different devices if you hit a roadblock.
  10. 10. eBooks are available through Destiny, HW’s library catalog; select FollettShelf Go to FollettShelf
  11. 11. Read the book online or download to your device by checking it out. You’ll need to log in to FollettShelf using your HW username/password to check out ebooks through FollettShelf.
  12. 12. Let us know how it works for you. Happy reading -- and listening!

Editor's Notes

  • You’ll need to make sure you have the reader, whether Kindle, OverDrive or EPUB. The library will walk you through it the first time. After that you’re set.
  • Don’t have a library card? Get one!
  • Explain difference between non-fiction history ebooks that you don’t check out, and FollettShelf fiction ebooks you can check out.
  • Log in to FollettShelf using HW username/password
  • You can read the book online, or download it to your device (check it out).

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