I Have a Nook printerfriendly

Nook with an eInk Screen

You can read eBooks from OverDrive and Freading by installing Adobe Digital Editions on your computer. The downloading, transferring and returning of library books is all done via Adobe Digital Editions.

*If you have a Nook Glowlight Plus take a look at these additional instructions from OverDrive for transferring eBooks to your device and this article about an issue with the Glowlight Plus.

Adobe ID

Adobe Digital Editions requires you to set up a free Adobe ID. After registering Adobe Digital Editions with your Adobe ID will be able to download and transfer ePub eBooks to your Nook.

Register for an Adobe ID (Adobe.com)

Adobe Digital Editions

All library eBook transactions are managed in Adobe Digital Editions. The downloading, transferring and returning of library books is all done via Adobe Digital Editions.

Download Adobe Digital Editions (Adobe.com)

Instructions for using a Nook with the library's OverDrive collection

Instructions for using a Nook with the library's Freading collection

Do you have a Nook Tablet?

With your Nook you can:

  • Read eBooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app
  • Listen to MP3 audiobooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app
  • Read eBooks from Freading using the Freading or OverDrive apps
  • Read magazines using the Zinio app (Nook HD & Nook HD+ only)

OverDrive App

The OverDrive app allows you to read ePub eBooks from OverDrive and Freading. You can also listen to audiobooks in the MP3 format from OverDrive. You will need to authorize the app with an OverDrive account before you can download, read and return eBooks and audiobooks.

Get the OverDrive Nook app (Barnes & Noble)

Get the OverDrive app (Google Play)

Instructions for setting up the OverDrive app so you can use our OverDrive collection.

Freading App

The Freading app allows you to read ePub and PDF books from Freading. 

Get the Freading app - Newer Nooks only (Google Play)

Zinio for Libraries App

The Zinio for Libraries app allows you to read many current popular magazines.

Get the Zinio for Libraries app - Newer Nooks only (Google Play)

Instructions for using the Zinio app