To Authorize your computer, you need an Adobe ID. If youdon’t already have one (most people don’t) click the Createan Adobe ID link.
Registration requires an email address and minimalinformation. Fill in the requested info and click Create.**Important: If you have an eReader or tablet, please use thesame email for everything, or you will not be able to borrowlibrary books.
Back in Adobe Digital Editions, authorize yourcomputer by entering the Adobe ID and password youjust created. Click Authorize.
Now that ADE is installed on your computer, Sign in (using eitherthe Sign In or Account buttons) before selecting titles to borrow.If this is your first time using the new OverDrive site, you’ll want toset your lending periods before checking out books.
Sign in using your library card number (no spaces.) AfterMay 1st, you will also need a PIN number to log in. If youdon’t have a PIN number, set one up here.
This is your Account page.To adjust your loan periods, click Settings. (You only need to dothis once. OverDrive will remember for future checkouts.)
Available titles will have a dark gray icon in the topright corner, while unavailable titles will show up aslight gray.
Select Only titles with copies available from the drop-down menu for items that are immediately available forcheck out.
In Advanced Search, you can limit your searches by manyoptions, including format (select Adobe ePub or PDF only) oritems with available copies only. Click Search.
Click on a book cover to view more information aboutthe title.
Select a book by clicking Borrow. If you see Place aHold instead of Borrow, the title is checked out.Always make sure the title you want is available in thecorrect format!
Click Read to read the title in your browser…**option available for many, but not all titles.
Or click Download to send the book to your device.Select EPUB eBook as your format, and click Confirmand Download to complete the process.
The book will open in Adobe Digital Editions in theReading View.
Click the Library button in the top left corner to switchto the Library View.
Plug your eReader into the computer using the USB cable. Yourcomputer will recognize the device. Click on the Nook icon. Next,click the gear to the right of the device name, and selectAuthorize Device.
Select your Adobe ID, and click Authorize Device again.
Click on All Items to return to the Library View.
Click on the book cover. Drag and drop it onto youreReader. A message will appear that the book is beingcopied to the eReader.
Click on the Nook icon, and check that the book hasbeen successfully transferred.
Once the transfer is complete, eject your eReader from thecomputer and disconnect the USB cable. The eBook shouldappear on your eReader.
Congratulations on downloading aneBook to your device!• To find the eBook, look on the homepage ofyour device.• If you have a Nook, and the book is not on thehomepage of the device, look in the Filesfolder, under My Documents. Nooks put alllibrary eBooks there.