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Hands-On eBook Help

As a first step, we always request that you try our thorough and easy-to-understand tutorials as well as the Help offerings on the OverDrive website.

If you are still unsuccessful in obtaining our library eBooks, we would be happy to give you some one-on-one help. We do this by appointment. Please call the Computer Lab at 610-278-5100, ext 141 to schedule an appointment.

What to bring with you

We ask that you bring the following with you to your appointment:

  1. Your device.  Please make sure it is fully-charged.
  2. Your email address and password.
  3. A library card that’s in good standing with a PIN number.  Please stop at the circulation desk before your appointment to make sure your card is not expired and to set your PIN.

You will also need the following information, depending on your device:

kingle Kindle Devices

  • Your Amazon ID and password.
  • Your USB connector if your Kindle is 3G.

apple iPad/iPhone

  • Your Apple ID and password.

android Android Devices

  • Your Google ID and password.

android Windows Devices

  • Your Microsoft ID and password.

Laptop Computers

  • The username and password used to log into the computer (if you have one).

eBook Tutorials

Use the tutorials below to learn how to get an eBook onto your device.

android Android Phone
apple Apple iPad
nexus Google Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Set-Up Guide

kingle Kindle Wi-Fi

Kindle Fire

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle (Tethered Transfer – no Wi-Fi access)

How to Return a Kindle eBook

kobo Kobo Touch
nook
Note: Various Nook devices download library eBooks using different software and in several different file formats. The software used to actually read eBooks is also different for different devices. We are updating our step-by-step tutorials but you may find this information (Nook device help at help.overdrive.com) useful for getting started with Nook devices.

Nook Color

Nook HD

Nook HD Set-up Guide

Nook black and white eReaders (Nook 1st Edition, Simple Touch, Glowlight)

Other Helpful Tutorials

Other Resources