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eBooks and eAudiobooks

Digital Downloads

How do I get started?

 Mobile Phone or iPad:

  1. Install the mobile app from: OverDrive, App Store, Google Play, etc.
  2. If you do not have an Adobe ID, you will need to set up a free account.
  3. Authorize your Adobe ID account with the OverDrive app.
  4. Click 'Get Books' button and search for your library by name or zip code.
  5. Browse for a title and then check out using your library barcode.
  6. Download your selected title.

 

Kindle Device or Kindle App:

  1. Visit the Capital Area Digital Media Online website and browse for a title.
  2. Click the 'Add to Cart' button for the Kindle Book format.
  3. Proceed to check out using your library card barcode.
  4. Click the 'Get for Kindle' button.
  5. Choose 'Get library book'
  6. You may be prompted to log in to your Amazon.com account.
  7. Choose your device from the 'Deliver to' menu.
  8. The title will be available the next time you connect to your device.
  9. More information is available at Amazon.com

 

Other Devices:

  1. Install the Adobe Digital Editions software on your home computer.
  2. If you do not have an Adobe ID, you will need to set up a free account.
  3. Open Adobe Digital Editions software and follow the set up instructions.
  4. Authorize your Adobe ID to be used with the software.
  5. Click Activate and then Finish.
  6. Visit the Capital Area Digital Media Online website and browse for a title.
  7. Check out with your library barcode. Download the title.
  8. Connect your eReader to your computer and then transfer the title using Adobe Digital Editions (print) or OverDrive Media Console (audio).

Additional F.A.Q.

What kind of content may I download?

eBooks and eAudiobooks, with both recent and classic content, are available through:

 

Can I read on my desktop or laptop?

Yes, you can download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Capital Area Digital Media Online website to most computers using the OverDrive Media Console or Adobe Digital Editions software. Other content only for desktops and laptops is available from:

 

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