April 18, 2014
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Nook The following links provide instructions on downloading digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library to Nooks and other mobile devices that use the OverDrive Media Console App.

 OverDrive Media Console App Users

Digital library website overview
The Ohio Digital Library website is the access point to the Stark County District Library's digital collection.  The SCDL collection consists of e-books, audiobooks, music, magaines, movies, tv shows, and videos which can be viewed on mobile devices such as tablets or smartphones as well as computers such as Windows, iOS, and Linux machines.  Learn more...
Digital library website overview (Video)

Creating an Adobe ID
An Adobe ID is required to download library ebooks as well as other digital materials to the OverDrive Media Console software on a computer or while using the OverDrive app. You may create your Adobe Digital ID by following these instructions. Learn more...
How to Create an Adobe ID (PDF)

Installing Adobe Digital Editions and authorizing a computer
Adobe Digital Editions software is required to download library e-books as well as other digital materials to a Windows computer. The following instructions will take you through a two step process for downloading the Adobe Digital Editions software and authorizing a Windows PC computer. Learn more...
How to Install Adobe Digital Editions and Authorize a Computer (PDF)
How to Install Adobe Digital Editions and Authorize a Computer (Video)

How to download the OverDrive app to a Nook Tablet
The OverDrive Media Console app is required (Nook Color, Tablet, and Tablet HD) to download library e-books, audio books, music, and videos from the Ohio Digital Library site.  The following instructions take you through the process for downloading the app, creating an Adobe ID if necessary, and authorizing the mobile device.  Learn more...
How to Download the OverDrive app, create an Adobe ID, Authorize the Mobile Device, and add a library (PDF)

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

How to find digital materials on the Ohio Digital Library site
Learn how to conduct general and advanced searches for digital materials on the Ohio Digital Library website.
General Searching in Ohio Digital Library (PDF)
How to Use the Advanced Search (PDF)

How to download and return digital materials using the OverDrive Media Console app
These instructions are for searching for and downloading digital materials using the OverDrive Media Console App. Learn more...
How to Browse and Checkout Digital Materials Using OverDrive App (PDF)

How to download an audiobook, 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...
How to Search, Download and Listen to E-audio Items (PDF)

How to place and retrieve a hold on an e-book
The digital title you want may not be available for immediate download; however, you can place holds on digital materials and receive email notifications when they become ready. Learn more...
Placing and Retrieving a Hold on E-Media through the Ohio Digital Library (PDF)

How to transfer an e-book to an Nook eInk model device
The Stark County District Library (www.starklibrary.org) is a member of the Ohio Digital Library (
www.ohioebooks.org). These instructions are for computer based searching and transfer via USB of materials to a Nook device. The Ohio Digital Library recommends viewing their site using the Google Chrome browser. These instructions were made using Microsoft Internet Explorer 10. Learn more...
USB Transfer to Nook using the Ohio Digital Library (PDF)
How to Transfer to an eInk Nook  (Video)

How to use your eInk Nook
Having trouble with the features of your eInk Nook?  There are many options within each device to assist you, provide you with additional options, or simple entertainment.  Learn more...
How to Remove a title from your eInk Nook (Video)
Using your eInk Nook (Video)

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

 

 Free E-book Websites

The Book Depository
The Book Depository (Guernsey), founded in 2004 to make 'All Books available to All."  The retailer offers over 11, 000 free e-books..
Book Depository (PDF)

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