eMediaLibrary Downloading Instructions


 

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Nook & Nook Simple Touch

Download the free software Adobe Digital Editions at www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html.

  1. The first time Adobe Digital Editions opens, you will need to authorize your computer with a registered Adobe ID. Select Authorize Computer.

  2. Enter your Adobe ID and password, or create one for free.

  3. Return to the activation screen and enter the email address and password for your Adobe account. Click Authorize.

  4. Sign into eMediaLibrary at the top right-hand corner and select Downers Grove Public Library.

  5. Enter your DGPL card number and online acccount PIN.

  6. Search for available titles to checkout and select Borrow.

  7. From your bookshelf, click Download and choose EPUB eBook. Then confirm and download.

  8. Open the file in Adobe Digital Editions.

  9. Turn your Nook on and plug it into the USB port of your computer. It should appear as a recognized device.

  10. Click on the eBook you want to transfer. Drag and drop it on the Nook device icon.

  11. Disconnect your Nook.

  12. Find eBooks under My Files - Digital Editions.


Transfer an eBook to an eReader:

  1. Connect your eReader to your computer.

  2. In Library View, Adobe Digital Editions will recognize the eReader with an icon listed under Bookshelves in the left pane.

  3. Click on the eBook you would like to transfer.

  4. Drag the title to the eReader icon. As you're dragging it, the small red cross icon will change from red to green as you drop it into the device.

  5. The Copy Documents dialog box is displayed and the title is transferred.

  6. When transfer is complete, the Copy Documents dialog box closes.

  7. You can now disconnect the eReader.


Return an eBook early:

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.

  2. Right click on the title you want to return and select Return Borrowed Item.

  3. Select Return when prompted.

 

Kindle

  1. Sign into eMediaLibrary at the top right-hand corner and select Downers Grove Public Library.

  2. Enter your DGPL card number and online acccount PIN.

  3. Search for available titles to checkout and select Borrow.

  4. From your bookshelf, click Download and choose Kindle Book. Then confirm and download.

  5. You will be taken to Amazon's website. Select Get Library Book.

  6. Login, continue, and direct Amazon to deliver it to your Kindle eReader. Make sure you device is connected to a WiFi network for the transfer to take place.

  7. Some Kindles only transfer devices by USB. If this is the case, select Transfer via Computer, connect your device, and drag the file to your Kindle's Documents folder.


Return an Book early:

  1. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices within your Amazon account.

  2. Under Actions, select Return This Book and confirm.

 


iPad, Smartphone, Tablet, and Nook HD or Color App

Download the free OverDrive Media Console app:

  1. Search your device's app store (iTunes, Google Play, etc.) for OverDrive Media Console

  2. Open the app and, if prompted, log in with your Adobe ID. You can create a free Adobe account if needed.

  3. Add a library and search for Downers Grove Public Library. Tap eMediaLibrary.

  4. Sign into eMediaLibrary at the top right-hand corner and select Downers Grove Public Library.

  5. Enter your DGPL card number and online acccount PIN.

  6. Search for available titles to checkout and select Borrow.

  7. From your bookshelf, click Download and choose the desired format to confirm and download.

  8. Begin reading in the OverDrive Media Console app.


Return an eBook early:

  1. In your bookshelf, hodl down on the cover of the book you want to return. Select Return.

  2. To delete the title from your deivce, but keep it checked out to your card number, select Delete.

 

eAudiobooks

  1. Download OverDrive Media Console.

  2. Once installed, sign into eMediaLibrary at the top right-hand corner and select Downers Grove Public Library.

  3. Enter your DGPL card number and online acccount PIN.

  4. Search for available titles to checkout and select Borrow.

  5. From your bookshelf, click Download and choose the desired format to confirm and download.


Transfer an eAudiobook to a portable device:

  1. Plug your device into the computer.

  2. Select the file you want to send in OverDrive Media Console. Click Transfer.

  3. The Transfer Wizard will walk you through how to transfer the audiobook. Follow the prompts to begin the transfer. You may be asked to update software (such as iTunes or Windows Media Player) if the latest version is not installed.

  4. Once the download is complete, disconnect your device.

*If using an Apple device make sure that Manage Music Manually is selected on the device's summary page.