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Borrow an eBook from your public library using OverDrive. When you borrow a library eBook, you'll download the eBook's license file onto your PC or Mac. Buying a book: You can buy eBooks on your eReader or from Borrowing books from the public library: Most public libraries loan eBooks that you . you'll need to download free apps (like OverDrive or Zinio) that your library uses. Feb 6, Find your library on the Find a public library page. Borrowed ebooks will appear in the Books section of your Kobo, just like purchased.

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Oct 8, This is a big deal because it means that Kobo ereaders can now easily download free ebooks borrowed from public libraries directly to the. Getting Started with OverDrive eBooks on Kobo Aura, Glo, Mini or Touch. March To download eBooks, the ADE software must be authorized with an. EPUB eBooks: When you change font size, the text automatically reflows within the display screen to fit it into the space. Great for making something large print.

You can borrow eBooks from most public libraries and read them on your Kobo eReader. OverDrive may not be available at your local library. Some books may not be available from your library. If you have the following eReaders, you can borrow books using the built-in OverDrive feature without using Adobe Digital Editions:. Most public libraries use a service called OverDrive to catalogue and manage eBooks.

Thank you DRC — I was just about to ask how it worked with multiple libraries.

Where can I find info on how to use Libby with Kobo? The Overdrive option is no longer available on my Settings, but it was there since July when I bought it. Now I can no longer borrow books from my library.

Borrowing an eBook from a public library using OverDrive

I can still borrow and download on my phone. Any other ideas? How can I borrow a book from the library that had been on hold with my Kobo Aura. Yes Daniel Lavoie. I am anxiously awaiting arrival of my Kobo Aura One and would also like to continue a smooth transition of borrowing books from my local library. Also, Any tips on the Aura One is appreciated. About a month ago my Kobo Forma completely stopped syncing with Overdrive. I have been working with customer service to resolve this issue the entire time.

The problem persists with the new device. Has anyone else had this problem? Anyone considering buying a Kobo to read library books from more than one library should be ware. As of now the Kobo software is not supporting my syncing of library books. It had always been a bit spotty with some books not syncing since I received the device back in December.

Now no books will sync. Syncing through Digital Editions on a computer has also stopped working.

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I am going to have to return this device as I read primarily library books. Library readers beware of this product.

Understanding the OverDrive book borrowing process

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. How To , Kobo. Laura Reply October 8, at 5: Cyrus Reply October 8, at 8: Could be on kobo app on android as well? DRC Reply October 10, at 8: K Reply October 8, at Nathan Reply October 9, at 7: Lyman Reply October 9, at 5: Two questions.

While some Overdrive eBooks will work, occasionally after transferring an Overdrive eBook to a Kobo eReader, the eBook will display with a completely black cover. Attempting to open the eBook for reading will result in an error message:.

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Please sign-in with theauthorized Adobe ID and try again. Advice found on the Web suggests trying several this to resolve this issue. Sometimes one or more of these suggestions may resolve the problem for a particular eBook. However, the problem may immediately reoccur on a subsequent title.

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It seems that once a book fails, it will never work, short of steps including a factory reset. Winnipeg Public Library never recommends any product for purchase. A reliable alternative available in Canada would be a tablet device. If your main reason for purchasing a tablet is for recreational eBook reading, a 7 inch tablet would be ideal for most people.

Some of our other online resources, such as eMagazines and eNewspapers, work better with larger tablets. This sort of intermittent problem, involving multiple companies, can take some time to resolve.


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Without javascript some functions will not work, including question submission via the form. Why won't Overdrive eBooks open on my Kobo? Toggle menu visibility. Ask Another Question. Answered By: Mike E. Last Updated: Attempting to open the eBook for reading will result in an error message: Using older versions of Adobe Digital Editions.