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Initial Set Up (these steps won’t need to be repeated):

Open the Store and start typing to find the OverDrive App. Click on Overdrive Media Console and download and install the App.

windowstablet2Find the app on your device. (If you can’t find it try using the Search Charm.) The app will look like this:

overappUpon opening the App you will be prompted to sign up for an Overdrive account. Click on Sign up and choose to either Sign in with your Facebook Account or click on Click here to enter your information and set an account up. Once you’re logged in with your Overdrive account the screen will look like this.

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Click on Add a library and search for 08094 to find us. Click on Free Public Library of Monroe Township. In order to add The South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative to My Libraries press and hold South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative and drag it downward. A bar will appear across the bottom of the screen to let you know you have added the link. Now just click on South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative to open the Overdrive collection.

Click Sign In in the top right corner.  Select Monroe Township then enter your library card number (including the letter or symbol):

tablet6Do a simple search by typing in the search box in the top right corner or click Advanced Search to do a more complex search. Click show only titles with copies available if you wish to only see the items available for check out today.

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When the item is an eBook it will have a blackbook in the top right corner of the title. When the item is an audiobook it will have a blackaudiobook in the top right corner of the title. When you find a book you would like to check out click on the title and then click on Borrow button. (When the title is gray like this graybook that means there is a wait list and you will need to Place a Hold. You will need to click on the title and then click the Place a Hold button. Enter your email and you will be placed on a waiting list. The website will email you when the item is available. You will then have 48 hours to log on and check the item out.)

kindle4Once you have clicked on the Borrow button you will be brought to your Bookshelf where you can click the blue Download button. Choose EPUB eBook and click Confirm & Download. (Ask a librarian for information on downloading Kindle format books.) Click Go to bookshelf to access your title.

windowstablet5Click on the title to read the book. Enjoy!

Returning:

Ebooks and audiobooks do not have to be returned. Once the due date has passed the title will no longer open. To delete or return items early select the book by clicking on it and holding it while dragging the item downward. A menu should appear at the bottom of the screen, click on Return/Delete. Then click on Delete and Return in the box that pops up. The item should disappear from your bookshelf.

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