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eBooks @ The Library

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eReader Setup Instructions
1. Access site through
www.bgpl.lib.in.us
2. Click on the Overdrive icon on right side of the page
3. Once Indiana Digital Download opens, chose “MY HELP” Link on left side
4. Choose “Read ebooks”
5. Select Device type or operating system
6. Download Software if needed (Kindle Products or Kindle Apps do not require software download)

Adobe Digital Reader (only) Zune & Adobe Digital Reader Overdrive Media & Adobe Digital Reader
Nook, Nook Color, Nook Tablet Windows phone 7 Android phones and tables
Kobo   Blackberry phones and tablets
Sony Readers   iPod, iPod touch, iPad, iPhone (also available through App store)
Mac Computers    
PC    
Any other device not listed    

“My Help” on Indiana Digital Download will be able to walk you through the process of downloading software and borrowing books.


Kindle Indiana Digital Download Borrowing Procedure
**You will need a computer to borrow Kindle Books from Indiana Digital Media**

1. Create an Amazon.com Account and sign-on for your Kindle
2. From your computer log on to
www.bgpl.lib.in.us and click the Overdrive icon to access Indiana Digital Download
3. Search Site on left hand side by author name, book name, or subject
4. Choose title to borrow
5. Select Kindle version for download
6. Select “proceed to check out” and then check out (you will need your Beech Grove Library Card number and password, Please contact library if you have any questions)
7. You will be prompted to log into your Amazon account using your Amazon.com sign-on
8. Finally, click the yellow button on the upper right hand side that says “download library book.” Your book will be loaded to your Amazon account and will be synced to your Kindle the next time it is turned on and connected to wi-fi.

Adobe Digital Reader Only

**You will need a computer to borrow eBooks from Indiana Digital Media**

1. From your computer log onto
www.bgpl.lib.in.us and select the Overdrive icon to access Indiana Digital Download
2. Go to the “My Help” icon on the left side of the site
3. Select “Read ebooks” and select to download Adobe Digital Editions (During this process you will need to create and Adobe Account Username and Password. This will open a separate window. Once it has been created, close that window and log into Adobe Digital Editions with the Username and Password you just created.)
4. Return to Indiana Digital Editions and search Site on left hand side by author name, book name, or subject
5. Choose title to borrow
6. Select EPUB Version
7. Select “proceed to check out” and then check out (you will need your Beech Grove Library Card number and password, Please contact library if you have any questions)
8. You will be prompted to download item to Adobe Digital Editions
9. Once Download is complete, open Adobe Digital Editions. You can read directly from Adobe Digital Editions on your computer or plug in your eReader device (Nook, Kobo, etc…) to your computer for transfer. Click on the books in the upper most left hand corner of the Adobe Digital Reader Window. This will list the books you have available. The eReader will appear as a choice on the left hand list in Adobe Digital Editions. Click on the book you would like to transfer and “drag” it to your device listed on the left. The book will then load to your eReader.

Zune and Adobe Digital Reader


1. From your device log on to www.bgpl.lib.in.us and click the Overdrive icon to access Indiana Digital Download
2. Scroll down to “Digital Software “on lower left hand side. Choose Adobe Digital Editions. Then Choose “Get Adobe Digital Editions.” This will load the software on your device and allow you to create a username and password. You will need this when you “Authorize” your device later.
3. Go to the “My Help” icon on the left side of the site
4. Select “Read ebooks” and select your device to download Zune and Authorize (This is where you will use the Adobe Digital Download username and password you created earlier.)
5. Access Indiana Digital Download
6. Search Site on left hand side by author name, book name, or subject
7. Choose title to borrow
8. Select EPUB version
9. Select “proceed to check out” and then check out (you will need your Beech Grove Library Card number and password. Please contact library if you have any questions)
10. Download books to your device
11. Books will be found in Zune App


Overdrive Media and Adobe Digital Reader


1. From your device log on to www.bgpl.lib.in.us and click the Overdrive icon to access Indiana Digital Download
2. Scroll down to “Digital Software “on lower left hand side. Choose Adobe Digital Editions. Then Choose “Get Adobe Digital Editions.” This will load the software on your device and allow you to create a username and password. You will need this when you “Authorize” your device later.
3. Go to the “My Help” icon on the left side of the site
4. Select “Read ebooks” and select device or platform type (android, blackberry, etc…) to download Overdrive Media Software and Authorize (This is where you will use the Adobe Digital Download username and password you created earlier.)
5. Access Indiana Digital Download
6. Search Site on left hand side by author name, book name, or subject
7. Choose title to borrow
8. Select EPUB version
9. Select “proceed to check out” and then check out (you will need your Beech Grove Library Card number and password. Please contact library if you have any questions)
10. Download books to your device
11. Books will be found in Overdrive App


    

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