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Know what type of files is compatible with your device. You can visit http://www.overdrive.com/resources/drc/#top to find out what these files types are for your device. Here are some of the most common:
Kindle (All Types) Kindle Books
Nook 1st Gen/Color EPUB, PDF, Open EPUB, Open PDF, MP3 (Audio)
Nook Simple Touch EPUB, PDF, Open EPUB, Open PDF
iPad Kindle Books, EPUB, Open EPUB, MP3 (Audio), WMA (Audio)
Go to the library ebook website at http://dbooks.wplc.info
The library must purchase licenses for each book borrowed. We are sharing this collection with the entire state of Wisconsin. Users may still need to put themselves on a Wait List for the title they desire. Thank you for being patient!

Browse for available books by clicking on the words Advanced Search.

Now that you know which files types work with your device, go to Format in Advanced Search and choose a compatible file type from the pull down list.

Also, place a check mark in the box next to the words “Only show titles with copies available. This will save you time and patience. Click on Search and a list will appear.
Once you have chosen an item to check out, you will need to add it to your cart. Click on the title of the item. Then, click on the words “Add to My Cart” next to the file type compatible with your device.

Any titles you add to your cart will remain in the cart for 30 minutes. During that time, no one else can check that title out. You may check out 10 items at a time. Once you are ready to check out, click “Proceed to Checkout”.

Once on the next page, you get to choose how long the books check out for: 7, 14, 21 days.

Then click “Confirm Check Out.”

The page will change to reflect the items you have checked out. Under the titles and next to the cover of the book, there will be a button that says either “Download” or “Get for Kindle” depending on the file type you chose. Click on this button.

The next step depends on what type of device you have, and what file format you are downloading.
If you are downloading a Kindle Book to a Kindle (Any Type) or to a Kindle reading App, the library website will redirect you to Amazon.com. You will need to be signed in to Amazon.com to have the ability to download the item to your device. Once you are at that website, click the yellow button to “Get Library Book.”

The Kindle book will then download via wifi to your device Home screen. If you do not have wifi, you may use the USB cord to transfer the title to your Kindle or portable device. The directions are clearly stated on the confirmation screen.
If you have a Kindle Fire, you will need to Sync the device to “see” the library book.
If you are using a portable device running a Kindle App, your library book has downloaded to the Archives section. You will need to download it from the Archives in order to read it.
All other e-readers must use the Adobe Digital Editions software (free for download from the library ebook website) and a USB cable to download ebooks to their device. The Rice Lake Public Library offers free handouts and other tutorials on how to download this software and use it to manage your reading experience.

Instructions for Downloading Library eBooks to the Nook
Required software and authorization
1. Before you can download library books to your Nook, you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) software on your computer. Here are two ways to access this software:
• Go to www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ and follow the instructions.
• Go to www.rlpl.org. From the website click on Overdrive audiobooks on the right side under Online Learning Center. “Software Downloads” on the left side towards the bottom Download Adobe Digital Editions.

2. Open Adobe Digital Editions. You will be prompted to create an Adobe account and then to authorize your computer as one of your five devices. Note: You MUST create an account or you will not be able to transfer Overdrive eBooks from your computer to your nook. You cannot download Overdrive eBooks directly to your nook, but must transfer ebooks using Adobe Digital Editions.

3. With Adobe Digital Editions open, attach the nook to your computer via the USB port. You will be prompted to authorize your Nook. Follow the click through path to authorize the device.

4. On a PC, the nook will show up if Adobe Digital Editions is already open, and might not show up if you connect the nook first. On a Mac, the nook may not show up if Adobe Digital Editions is already open when the nook is attached. Attach the nook and then open ADE. Your PC may require you to restart.

Downloading Library eBook Titles
After you have checked out an eBook on the library website (www.dbooks.wplc.info), you will see a button that invites you to download the item. Click the download button. When asked “Do you want to open or save this file, select “Open.” The title will automatically open in Adobe Digital Editions. If it doesn’t automatically open, locate the downloaded file, which ends in “.acsm”, double-click it and select Adobe Digital Editions to open it.

Transferring an eBook to your Nook
1. Click on the Library View (the icon of bookshelves upper left) within Adobe Digital Editions. Titles you have downloaded are listed on the right. If you have a lot of titles, you may click on “Borrowed Items.” Drag and drop the title you would like to transfer onto the nook icon below the Bookshelves.

2. You will see the file copy to the nook. The title is now transferred to the device. On a PC, click “Safely Remove Hardware” icon on the lower right of your monitor. Then click the “Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device” box. When you see “Safe to Remove Hardware”, you may detach the nook from your computer. On a Mac, unmount/eject the nook using the Finder before unplugging. Detach the nook from your computer.

3. Touch the menu icon at the bottom of your nook for My Library. The book you just downloaded will appear under “My Documents.” Scroll down to the title. Touch “View item details and options.” Touch “Read” to begin reading your eBook.

Returning an eBook Before the Due Date
1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on the computer where you downloaded the eBook.

2. Click on the Library View. Titles you have downloaded appear on the right. Click on the small triangle in the upper left corner of the title. Select “Borrowed Item” on the list of options. A dialogue box will pop up. Click “Return.” The eBook will disappear from your bookshelf in Adobe Digital Editions.

3. The next time you log into Overdrive, the eBook will be checked in, and your account will be updated. If you don’t return the book early, it will expire on its due date.
Deleting an expired eBook from Adobe Digital Editions
1. Open Adobe Digital Editions on the computer where you downloaded the eBook.

2. Click on the Library View. Titles you have downloaded appear on the right. Click the small triangle in the upper left corner of the title. Select “Delete” on the list of options.

3. You cannot open the eBook after its due date. If it is available, you may download it from Overdrive again, after deleting the expired copy.