www.sccl.org/nookebooks

OVERDRIVE FOR NOOK COLOR, TABLET, HD/HD

 OVERDRIVE NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH | AXIS 360 FOR NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH
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OVERDRIVE FOR NOOK COLOR, TABLET, HD AND HD+

For help, please fill out our online Support form:

www.sccl.org/support.

How It Works

  • The default lending period is 21 days.
  • After the lending period, the book will simply expire from your device.
  • No fines, no fees.
  • If a book is checked out, you may request to be placed in the holds queue (see “Placing Holds”).
  • 10 OverDrive checkouts / 12 OverDrive holds (includes both eBooks and audiobooks.)

You Will Need

  • An Internet connection.
  • A valid Santa Clara County Library District card and PIN.

Setup

  1. Install the OverDrive Media Console app from the NOOK store. Get the app.
  2. Open the OverDrive Media Console app. You will be prompted to enter an Adobe.com ID. If you already have one, choose Sign In. If not, choose Register at Adobe.com and follow the steps to create an Adobe ID.
  3. Return to the OverDrive Media Console app and navigate to the Settings.
  4. Enter your newly created Adobe ID, then tap Authorize.
  5. Tap the Menu icon, then Get Books, then Add a Library.
  6. Search for Santa Clara County Library.
  7. Choose the first selection for Santa Clara County Library, and tap the Star symbol to save it as a favorite.

Check Out

  1. Tap the library name to navigate to our OverDrive collection.
  2. Sign in with your library card number and PIN (upper-right).
  3. Select an eBook (using either the Browse or Search feature).
  4. To check out the eBook, select Borrow or Place a Hold (see “Placing Holds”).

Download & Read

  1. Tap the Download button, and select the EPUB format to download your book directly to the app.
  2. Select the menu button within the app and choose Bookshelf.
  3. Tap on the book to begin reading within the app.
  4. Many books are also available to read from your device’s browser. Tap Read next to a book on your Bookshelf to begin reading in your browser.

Placing Holds

  1. Click Place a Hold.
  2. You will receive an email from donotereply@overdrive.com when your eBook is available.
  3. You will then have three days to check out or borrow the eBook.
  4. Follow the link from your email to get to your Holds list.
  5. Click the Borrow button to check out the eBook.

Returning eBooks Early

If You’ve Downloaded the eBook:

  1. From the Bookshelf screen, tap the book cover. A menu will open in the center of the screen.
  2. Choose Return (return early) or Delete (removes from Bookshelf but is still checked out).

If Reading in Your Browser:

  1. Go to the OverDrive collection and log into your Account.
  2. Choose Return Title to return and remove the book from your Bookshelf.

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OVERDRIVE FOR NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH

For help, please fill out our online support form: www.sccl.org/support.

How It Works

  • The default lending period is 21 days.

  • After the lending period, the eBook will simply expire from your device.

  • No fines, no fees.

  • If an eBook is checked out, you may request to be placed in the holds queue (see “Placing Holds”).

  • Books may be renewed twice (provided others aren’t waiting in line).
  • 10 OverDrive checkouts / 12 OverDrive holds (includes both eBooks and audiobooks).

You Will Need

  • An Internet connection.
  • A valid Santa Clara County Library District Card and PIN.

Setup

Checkout Using Your Computer

  1. On your computer, launch your browser and visit our OverDrive collection.
  2. Sign in with your library card number and PIN (upper-right).
  3. Select a book (using either the Browse or Search feature).
  4. Click on Borrow.
  5. To read the book in your browser (for available books only), select Read next to a book on your bookshelf, otherwise, click on Download (EPUB or PDF).
  6.  Find and open the file.
  7. Adobe Digital Editions will launch and the eBook will begin downloading.

 Transfer Using Adobe Digital Editions

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions.
  2. Plug your Nook Simple Touch into your computer using the device’s USB cable.
  3. Drag and drop the book cover (right) to the Nook icon (left) until a green plus sign appears.
  4. Safely eject your device.

Read on Your Nook

  1. Tap Menu, then Library, then My Files, then Digital Editions.
  2. Tap on the book cover and begin reading.

Returning eBooks Early

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions, and go to your Library.
  2. Select Borrowed beneath Bookshelves.
  3. Left click on the book you’d like to return and select Return Borrowed Item (return early) or Remove (removes from Library but is still checked out).

Placing Holds SIMPLE TOUCH

  1. Click Place a Hold.
  2. You will receive an email from donotereply@overdrive.com when your eBook is available.
  3. You will then have three days to check out or borrow the eBook.
  4. Follow the link from your email to get to your Holds list.
  5. Click the Borrow button to check out the book.

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AXIS 360 FOR NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH

For help, please fill out our online support form: www.sccl.org/support.

How It Works

  • The default lending period is 21 days.
  • After the lending period, the eBook will simply expire from your device.
  • No fines, no fees.
  • If an eBook is checked out, you may request to be placed in the holds queue (see “Placing Holds”).
  • 10 Axis 360 checkouts / 12 Axis 360 holds.

You Will Need

  • An Internet connection.
  • A valid Santa Clara County Library District card and PIN.

Setup on Your Computer

  1. Install Adobe Digital Editions for Windows.
  2. Authorize your computer with an Adobe ID. If you already have one, choose Sign In, enter your Adobe ID and tap Authorize. If not, choose Register at Adobe.com and follow the steps to create an Adobe ID.
  3. Navigate to the Magic Wall at http://www.sccl.org/axis360 and log in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Follow the prompts to create an Axis 360 account.

Checkout Using Your Computer

  1. On your computer, launch your browser and navigate to the library’s Axis 360 collection.
  2. To get books, select an EPUB or PDF eBook (using either the Browse or Search feature).
  3. To check out the book, select Checkout Now (ensure that either the EPUB or PDF format is highlighted blue). You may also reserve the book by tapping, Place on Hold (see “Placing Holds”).
  4. Enter login information (email and password) created above in “Setup” (Step 4).
  5. Checkout is successful if you see a due date below the book cover.

Transfer Using Adobe Digital Editions

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions.
  2. Plug your Nook Simple Touch into your computer using the device’s USB cable.
  3. Drag and drop the book cover (right) to the Nook icon (left) until a green plus sign appears.
  4. Safely eject your device.  

Read on Your Nook

  1. Tap Menu, then Library, then My Files, then Digital Editions.
  2. Tap on the book cover and begin reading.

Placing Holds SAXIS

  1. Tap Place on Hold.
  2. You will receive an email when your eBook is available. You have 72 hours, once you receive the email, to check out your item.
  3. Go to the link provided in the email and proceed to checkout the item.

NEED MORE HELP?

Please contact your local librarian.

Campbell Library

Cupertino Library

Gilroy Library

Los Altos Library

Milpitas Library

Morgan Hill Library

Saratoga Library

Woodland Branch Library

www.sccl.org/ebooks

408-866-1991

408-446-1677

408-842-8207

650-948-7683

408-262-1171

408-779-3196

408-867-6126

650-969-6030

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