Library eBooks for Kindle, Kindle Keyboard, Paperwhite (Handout)
Library eBooks for Kindle Fire Tablets (Handout)
Library eBooks for Nook black and white eReaders (Handout)
New users can go here (and look for this icon at the bottom left of the page) to download the app or existing users can update right from your phone's App Store. Have your Adobe Digital Editions ID and library card number handy. Don't see your ePUB book in your Overdrive Library after downloading? A quick fix is to turn your phone off completely then turn it back on.
Happy Reading! For more information see Carolyn at the Information Desk or stop by the library to take advantage of our free wireless.
Can’t come to the library? The Digital Book Catalog and Download Center enables patrons to download eBooks, Audiobooks, and Videos from our website directly onto your personal computer, PDA or MP3 device. It couldn’t be easier! Follow the simple step-by-step directions to place holds and download materials. Once your requested materials download, you have the materials for an allotted time. After that time, the materials are automatically returned, and you never have to worry about late fees.
The digital version of a print book can be read on your home or work computer, laptop, pocket PC or personal digital assistant (PDA). Audio books can be downloaded to a pocket PC, MP3 player or other portable devices or burned to CDs. The Library's Digital Book collection includes bestsellers and classics, fiction and non-fiction, titles for children and young adults.
Most WMA Audiobooks are now iPod®-compatible – with a quick upgrade to OverDrive Media Console™ v3.2!
What kinds of materials are available in the Digital Collection?
How do I download Digital Materials? You need:
- A valid Fox River Valley Public Library District Library card
- A personal computer (not a computer in the library)
- Free reader software (available on the lower left of the Overdrive website under "Digital Software")
- Brief access to the Internet
Online Assistance: This is a terrific resource for basic troubleshooting. Choose "Digital Catalog Help” from the menu bar at the top of the screen. You may also want to go to the step-by-step guides at "Download Digital Media Guided Tour."
Playaway Digital Audiobook
A tiny, electronic device which fits in the palm of your hand and is a pre-loaded, complete and self-playing audiobook. It comes with one AAA battery and a lanyard that can be worn around the neck for ease of portability. Patrons must supply their own earphones. Call the Information Desk for more information, (847) 428-3661, choose option 3. Playaway titles which we own.