Create an Adobe ID by filling in the
required fields, then click Sign Up.
Now that Adobe Digital Editions is installed,
visit downloads.waukeganpl.org to browse
for an eBook. You can browse by genre or
search by keyword, title, or author name.
NOTE: A dark gray icon in the top right corner of a
book means there are copies available for download. A
light gray icon means all copies are in use.
Click on the cover of the book
you’d like to read, then click
Available formats are listed on the
right. Check for EPUB eBook, then
Enter your library card number
and click Sign In.
TIP: Check the box that reads Remember my
login information on this device to store
your library card number.
Click the Download button,
then choose EPUB eBook.
Finally, click Confirm &
Choose Adobe Digital Editions
from the Open with menu.
If this is your first time using Adobe Digital
Editions, you will be asked to authorize your
computer with your Adobe ID. This will
only need to be done once.
To transfer a book to your eReader, plug in the
device, which should show up on the left hand
side. Click and drag the book to your device.
To return an eBook early in Adobe Digital
Editions, right click on the cover of the
Click Return Borrowed Item.
You will have the
option to Renew an
eBook starting 3 days
before the due date.
This places an
advanced hold on the
title so that you may
check it out again
immediately after it
and Sign In with your library card
Click on Account to
view your bookshelf.
Eligible titles will
have a Renew
option below the due
Hint: A green arrow
means you can check the
book out again right away.
A gray arrow means
other patrons have a hold
on that title, but you can
still add your name to the
Enter and confirm
your email address,
then click Renew.
You will receive an
when the title is
available to check
out again. Click on
the email link to
borrow the book.
You may check out up to 6 eBooks per library card.
Because eBooks are returned automatically at the end of the loan
period, it is impossible to accrue overdue fines.
eBooks not owned by Waukegan Public Library cannot be
obtained through interlibrary loan. You may suggest an eBook
purchase on the library’s website, or speak with a librarian.
Only patrons with Waukegan Public Library cards may download
If the title you want is checked out, you may place a hold on it,
just like a physical library book.
eBooks have a limit of one renewal per title.
Enjoy your eBook!
If you have any questions, please contact us for a one-
on-one class on downloading eBooks.
Waukegan Public Library
847-623-2041 ext 238