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eBooks

Access the eBooks digital library Wiltshire digital library eBook catalogue

  • Borrow up to 5 eBooks at a time for free.
  • Choose a loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days
  • eBooks can be returned early so another can be checked out.
  • eBooks will automatically expire at the end of the loan period so no need to worry about overdue charges.
  • Reserve up to 3 eBooks at a time for free
  • Read your eBooks on a wide range of devices such as Kobo and Sony eReaders as well as the iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices
  • Unfortunately this service will not be available on Amazon Kindle eReaders
  • The text in eBooks can be enlarged on most devices so all title can be read in large print
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To read our eBooks on your eReader:

  • An Internet-connected computer
  • Adobe Digital Editions for Mac or PC (free)
  • A valid library card

To read our eBooks on tablets and smart phones:

  • The Overdrive Media Console app (free)
  • An Adobe Digital Editions ID
  • A valid library card
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How to download an eBook

Step 1: Browse

Browse the eBook catalogue through the app or at https://wiltshire.overdrive.com. Continue to Step 2

Step 2: Borrow

  • Find a title that you would like to read and click on ‘Borrow’
  • Enter your library card number and PIN and this item will be added to your bookshelf
  • It can then either be downloaded or read online via Overdrive Read.

If the eBook is already on loan to another customer, you will be given the option ‘Place a Hold’ rather than ‘Borrow’.  If you ‘Place a Hold’, you will receive an email when this title becomes available.

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Step 3: Download ... enjoy!

To your smart phone or tablet:

  • Click ‘Download’ to download the eBook onto your smart phone or tablet within the app

To your eReader:

  • Click ‘Download’ to download the eBook to Adobe Digital Editions.  Open Adobe Digital Editions, connect your eReader to your computer and drag and drop the eBook onto your eReader
  • Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period.  There are no overdue charges.
  • If you have any questions about the service try our eBook Frequently Asked Questions or the Overdrive help pages.

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Last updated: 26 January 2017 | Last reviewed: 26 January 2017