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E-Readers at the Palisades Free Library: Getting Started with NOOK Devices: Simple Touch, GlowLight

Did you know? The library has e-readers available! Have your own device and want to download eBooks and audiobooks from the library? We can help with that, too!

Getting Started with NOOK Devices: Simple Touch, GlowLight

You can use OverDrive to borrow and enjoy eBooks from the library on your NOOK e-reader. Learn how to get started, search for a title, borrow & download, and place a hold by clicking on the tabs below.

NOOK Devices

Step 1: Connect your NOOK to your computer via the USB cable.

Step 2: Use a computer to open the Palisades Free Library's Overdrive site at rcls.overdrive.com/

*You can also access Overdrive through the library's web site at www.palisadeslibrary.org. On the library's homepage click on:

 

Step 3: You must Install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) on your computer in  order to transfer eBooks to your Nook. In OverDrive, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Devices, under Help:

The Overdrive Help page will open in a new window. Click on eReaders under Devices and Platforms. Under “Software”, click on Adobe Digital  Editions for Mac or Windows. Follow the instructions to download ADE to your computer.

 

Step 1: Use a computer to open the Palisades Free Library's Overdrive site at rcls.overdrive.com/

*You can also access Overdrive through the library's web site at www.palisadeslibrary.org. On the library's homepage click on:

Step 2: Tap on     in the upper right corner to log in with your library barcode and PIN number. By default, your PIN number is the last four digits of the phone number associated with your library record.

*Signing in allows you to view and access additional Advantage titles available only to Palisades Free Library patrons.

 

Step 3: Click on Subjects or Collections to start browsing. You can search by collection, format, or genre. You can also search for a specific title or author by using the search box.

                                                                                                      

*You can filter your search by format, subject, publisher, device, etc., through the menu located on the left hand side of your screen. To limit results to only titles you can check out now, tap AVAILABLE NOW.                                                                                                              

*The icons on the top of the book cover indicate if a title is available:

Step 1: To borrow a title on your NOOK, click on the book cover of the eBook you want to check out (or click on  

*If you did not previously sign in, you will be prompted to sign in with your library barcode and PIN number.

Step 2: Click

Step 3: Click  to go to your Loans.

 

Step 4: Click the Download button and select EPUB eBook:

*Make sure your NOOK is connected to your computer.

 

Step 5: Open Adobe Digital Editions.

· Click

This will bring you to your bookshelf where you can then transfer the eBook to your NOOK.

· Right click on the book cover to  bring up the menu, then click Copy to Computer/Device, and choose NOOK.

· Find the eBook on your NOOK by pressing the Home button, then tapping Library.

 

Titles that are currently unavailable can be placed on hold.

 

Step 1: Click

 

If you would like automatic checkouts go to Settings and check the circle that says “Have your holds automatically borrowed for you as they become available”:

If you do not choose automatic checkout, you will have 3 days from the time you receive the email to borrow the title or it will go to the next person on the Holds list.

 

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