April 20, 2014
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Kindle Devices


The following links provide instructions on downloading digital materials from the library to a Kindle. By following the instructions below you will be able to browse, checkout, download and view library e-books, audio books, magazines, music and videos on your Kindle. 
Ohio Digital Library Zinio
Kindle e-book Instructions OverDrive Media App Instructions Account and Viewing Instructions

How to Find Digital Materials in the Library Catalog
Learn how to search for library e-books using Encore - Stark County District Library's online catalog.
Searching for Digital Materials in the SCDL Catalog (PDF)

How to Search for e-books Using the Ohio Digital Library Website
Learn how to conduct general and advanced searches for digital materials on the Ohio Digital Library website.
General Searching in the Ohio Digital Library (PDF)

How to Place Holds on Digital Materials from the Library
Learn how to place holds on digital materials and receive e-mail notification when they are ready for download.
Placing a Hold on Digital Materials from the Library (PDF)

How to Download a Kindle e-book to a Kindle Device
How to check out a Kindle e-book from the library and wirelessly download it to a Kindle device.
Download a Kindle e-book to a Kindle Device (PDF)

How to download an audio book, music or videos
The following instructions are for searching and listening to library audio books on a mobile device including Kindle, Nook, iPad and Android devices. Learn more...
Audio Books: Download and Listen on a Mobile Device (PDF)

How to Transfer a Kindle e-book to the Kindle with a Cable
For Kindles that do not have Wi-Fi or titles that require download via USB learn how to transfer a Kindle e-book from a computer to a Kindle.
Transferring a Kindle e-book to a Kindle with a Cable (PDF)

How to Use Amazon's Manage Your Account
Return, delete, or transfer Kindle e-books via USB using Amazon's Manage Your Kindle feature. 
Amazon's Manage Your Kindle (PDF)

The OverDrive Media Console app on Kindle Tablets
How to install the app and browse checkout and download EPUB e-books and MP3 audio books to a Kindle device.
OverDrive App on Kindle Tablets (PDF)

Still have questions? Please feel free to ask a staff member, call (330) 458-3150 or (330) 458-3160, or e-mail trainer@starklibrary.org for additional assistance.

 Zinio - Digital Magazines for Kindle Fire and HD

The following instructions explain how to use a Stark County District Library (SCDL) card to access Zinio - the world's largest newsstand, which offers full color, interactive digital magazines. Browse popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Read issues on a computer or a tablet or smart phone by downloading the free app. This service is free. All that is required is a library card and e-mail address.
Create a SCDL Zinio account and use (PDF)

Free e-book Websites

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Project Gutenberg.org
"Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.  We carry high quality e-books: All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
Search Project Gutenberg (PDF)
Project Gutenberg and Downloading to the Kindle Fire (PDF)