eReader Info Page

eReader & Audio Devices Info Page

Click on your device’s image below for more info. At this time, Adobe Digital Editions will not work on any library computers.
Visit the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Help Page for more information regarding eReaders and eMedia.

List of all the currently compatible devices

Sony Reader

Nook

Kobo

Kindle

Other Readers

 

iPad/iPhone/iPod

Android

Blackberry

Windows PC

Mac

Devices & Instructions

Sony Reader | Nook | Kobo | Literati Reader | other ePub or PDF format compatible readers

You can read eBooks on these devices.
Instructions:
1. Sign up for an Adobe ID at Adobe.com
2. Download Adobe Digital Editions to your home computer
3. Authenticate your computer and your device using your Adobe ID.
4. Find and download compatible content to your computer from the library system’s Overdrive pages
5. Transfer content from your computer to your device using a USB connection.

See Complete Quick Start Guide | Help

Kindle

You can now read library-provided eBooks on this device.

Instructions:
1. Locate Kindle compatible eBooks in our Overdrive collection.
2. Proceed to checkout and then click Send to Kindle.
3. Log in to your online Amazon Kindle Account and transfer title to device.

iPad | iPod | iPhone

You can read eBooks and listen to eAudiobooks on these devices.

Instructions:

1. Download the Overdrive Media Console from the App Store
2. Sign up for an Adobe ID at Adobe.com
3. Download eBooks and eAudiobooks using the Overdrive app
Note: for non-touch iPods you must download audiobooks to your personal computer
and then transfer them to the iPod using iTunes

Android Phones & Tablets

You can read eBooks and listen to eAudiobooks on these devices.

Instructions:
1. Download the Overdrive Media Console from the Android Market
2. Sign up for an Adobe ID at Adobe.com
3. Download eBooks and eAudiobooks using the Overdrive app

See Complete Quick Start Guide | Help

Blackberry

You can read eBooks and listen to eAudiobooks on these devices.

Instructions:
1. Download the OverDrive Media Console for BlackBerry:
For BlackBerry Touch screen models, click here.
For BlackBerry Non-Touch screen models, click here.
2. The license agreement is displayed. If you accept the license agreement, click ‘I Agree’.
3. The JAD installation file is downloaded. The ‘Downloads’ screen is displayed.
4. Click the JAD installation file to install OverDrive Media Console for BlackBerry.
5. Once installation is complete, the installer will prompt you to reboot your device to complete installation.
6. Reboot your device.
7. You can now download and enjoy EPUB eBooks and MP3 Audiobooks on your BlackBerry device.

Desktop/Laptop (PC and Mac)

You can read library-provided eBooks on your PC or Mac.

Instructions:
1. Sign up for an Adobe ID at Adobe.com
2. Download Overdrive Media Console on your home computer
3. Download Adobe Digital Editions on your home computer
4. Find and download compatible content from the library system’s Overdrive pages
5. Read eBooks using Adobe Digital Editions.

See Complete Quick Start Guide | Help