Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Download library ebooks to your mobile device

Did you unwrap a new smartphone or tablet in December? As you spend time playing with your new device and installing apps, keep the library in mind. You can download library ebooks for your new gadget with Library2Go!

If you have a device running Android or you have a new Apple device like an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, you can easily download ebooks to your device using the OverDrive Media Console app. If you have an ereader, you should be able to transfer ebooks to your ereader from your computer.

If you have an Android tablet or phone, get step-by-step instructions on installing the OverDrive Media Console app on your device, and using that to download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your device.

If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, here are step-by-step instructions on installing the OverDrive app to download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your device.

New owner of a Kindle Fire? The easiest way to get library ebooks on your device is to install the OverDrive app and check out EPUB format ebooks (not Kindle books). Get those instructions here. You can also download Kindle books to your Fire, and those instructions are here.

Have an e-reader like a Nook or Kindle? Check out our instructions for using Library2Go with your Nook, and find instructions for using it with your Kindle.

Check out our help page for instructions for other devices as well, if yours isn't mentioned on this list. Enjoy your new device and access to free ebooks through WCCLS and Library2Go!