eBooks for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android

 

On this page:
-Downloading Library eBooks for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android
-Returning Library Ebooks for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android
-Watch a video from the Wellesley Free Library about how to borrow library ebooks for your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch

Downloading eBooks for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android

Please note: Requires iOS v4.0 (or newer).

1. Go to the App Store (Market for Android) and search for OverDrive Media Console. Select OverDrive Media Console.

2. Touch the “Free” (“Ok” for Android) button on the right side and it will change to “Install” (“Ok” for Android).

3. Touch “Install.” You will be asked for your password (No password for Android). After it is entered, OverDrive Media Console will install. Open OverDrive Media Console.

4. Touch the “Get Books +” button in the top right (“Menu” button for Android). Touch the “Settings” (“App Settings” for Android) button at the bottom. Touch the “Authorize with Adobe ID” button

5. If you already have an Adobe ID and password, enter it. If not, please follow these steps:

Touch the “Get Adobe ID” button at the bottom (For Android—if you don’t have an Adobe ID, open a web browser and go to: http://tinyurl.com/6zr5ked). Touch “Create an Adobe Account.” Fill in the required fields and touch “Continue”. Open OverDrive Media Console and enter your Adobe ID.

6. Touch “Get Books” (“Menu” for Android) at the bottom left. Touch “Add a Website” at the top. Enter “01702” in the “Find a Library:” search field. Touch the “Search” button. Select “Framingham Public Library” from the top of the list. Touch where is says “Available formats.”

7. Touch “Login” in the top right. At the login screen, select your Library at the bottom.

8. At the next screen, enter your Library card number and PIN. Touch “Login.”

9. From here, search for a particular title or just browse. Pay attention to the grey box below the book cover to see if the title is an eBook or eAudiobook. Only EPUB (eBooks) and MP3 (eAudiobooks) titles are compatible with the mobile version of OverDrive Media Console. If a title is available, it will say “add to cart” in the grey box. If it is checked out, it will say “place a hold.”

10. Once a title is selected, touch “add to cart.” Select “Continue Browsing” to check out more titles or “Proceed to Checkout” to check out the titles in your cart. After touching “Proceed to Checkout,” touch “Confirm check out” at the bottom of the next screen.

11. Touch “Download.” This opens OverDrive Media Console, and your eBook or eAudiobook will be downloaded directly to OverDrive Media Console.

Returning Library Ebooks for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android

How do I return eBooks using OverDrive Media Console for iPhone/iPad v2.3 (or newer)?

To return eBooks from the Library screen…
Swipe across the eBook you want to delete.
A 'Delete' button is displayed next to the title.
Tap 'Delete' to display the return options.
Tap 'Return and Delete'.
The eBook is returned and deleted.

How do I return eBooks using OverDrive Media Console for Android v2.3 (or newer)? To return
eBooks from the Library screen…
Tap and hold the eBook you want to return.
The title menu is displayed.
Tap 'Delete' to display the return options.
Tap 'Return and Delete'.
The eBook is returned and deleted.

How do I return other types of eBooks
Please click here for instructions on how to return other types of eBooks.

 

Click here to return to the eBooks FAQ.

 

 

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Updated on 10/28/2013 02:40 PM
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