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How do I use the Overdrive app on a Kindle Fire?

You can now download an ebook from the OverDrive library collection directly from your Kindle Fire. Follow these directions to get started:

1. From the Home Page of your Kindle Fire, select the Apps tab.

2. In the Apps menu select the “Store” button in the upper right hand corner.

3. Use the search bar on the top of the screen that reads “Search the App Store”, to search for “OverDrive Media Console”.

4. Even though this is a free app, Amazon will require you to have a credit card number in your Amazon account.

5. Tap “Download” to download the app.

6. The app will now be located on your Apps bookshelf. Tap the Overdrive logo to open the app.

7. When you open the app, tap the menu (it is three lines surrounded by a square) button at the bottom.

8. Tap the “Get Books” option.

         - If this is your first time, you will need to add a library by tapping “Add a Library” at the bottom of the screen and search for Pioneer Library System or your City or Zip Code

11. Tap the name of your library.

12. Tap the star next to your library’s name. This will save it as your library.

13. Tap the library to access Pioneer library Systems Overdrive collection.

14. Find an eBook or Audiobook that you want to download by tapping “browse” or “search” near the top left of the screen.

15. When you find a book you would like to read or listen to, tap “add to my downloads

         - Note: You will be using the ePUB version of the ebook, not the Kindle version

16. Tap either “Proceed to Check Out” or “Continue Browsing

17. Enter your Pioneer Library Card number and PIN when prompted

          - If you do not have one, please apply for a library card at any hometown library.

18. Choose your lending period of 7, 14, or 21 days.

19. Tap “Confirm check out

20. Tap “Download

21. To view your book, sign-in with your Adobe ID when prompted by tapping “Settings

          - If you do not have an Adobe ID or forgot your log in, tap “Get ID

22. After book has downloaded, go back to your bookshelf, click the title, and begin reading.

23. Enjoy!

How do I use the OverDrive app on an iPad?

The OverDrive library collection is available on your iPad. Follow the step-by-step directions to get started.

1. Open the App Store

2. Search for “OverDrive Media Console

3. Download the free app. You will need your Apple ID password to do this.

4. Open the OverDrive app.

5. To start getting books, tap the icon with three horizontal lines in the top left corner of the screen

         - If this is your first time, you will need to add a library by tapping “+ Add a Library” near the top of the swipe menu and search for library by Pioneer Library System or your City or Zip Code

6. Tap name of your hometown library

7. Tap the star next to the link to save the library’s website to your "My Libraries” list.

8. Tap the library website link.

9. Find the eBook or Audiobook that you want to download by typing in the “Search” near the top left of the screen or browsing through one of the categories in the dark purple bar.

10. When you find a book you would like to read or listen to, tap “Borrow

          - If it isn't currently available, tap "Place Hold"

11.Enter your Pioneer Library Card number and PIN when prompted

          - If you do not have one, please apply for a library card at any hometown library.

12. Choose your book format by tapping the dropdown menu named "Download" and selecting the preferred format.

13. Tap “Confirm & Download

14. If this is your first time, you will be promtped to sign-in with your Adobe ID by tapping “Settings

          - If you do not have an Adobe ID or forgot your log in, tap “Get ID

15. To view your book, tap the icon with three horizontal lines in the top left corner

16. Tap "Bookshelf" in the swipe menu

17. Select your book and enjoy reading

18. If you would like to return your book early, press and hold the book cover.

19. Tap “Return” and then tap it again when asked to confirm your desired action

How do I download an ebook to a Kindle via a USB cord?

These directions will assist you in downloading and transferring an ebook to a Kindle using a USB cord. This method is required for devices that do not have wireless internet capabilities. This method is also required for ALL ebooks published by the Penguin Publishing Company.

1. Go to the PLS OverDrive website: www.justsoyouknow.us/overdrive

2. Find the book you want to download. If the book is available for Kindle, you will see "Kindle Book"listed under Format Information.

3. Click "borrow", or click "place a hold" to be added to the waiting list.

4. Click "Proceed to Checkout."

5. Sign in with your library card number and 4-digit PIN.

6. Use the lending period dropdown menu to select a 7, 14, or 21 day checkout period.

7. Click "Confirm Checkout."

8. Click the "Get for Kindle" button.

9. You will be taken to amazon.com. If you have not already signed in to amazon.com, you will be prompted to do so.

10. You will see a green box with a yellow button on the right side of the screen.
Amazon Get library book button

Read more: How do I download an ebook to a Kindle via a USB cord?

School Visits from the SOKC Public Library

Light bulbYou might be asking yourself, Will the new library visit my school?

The answer is, Yes! All of the Moore Public Schools District is served by the Moore Public library and the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library. Public schools within the Southwest OKC service area include 11 elementary schools, 3 junior high schools and 2 high schools in the Moore Schools District.

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is proud to serve the following schools:
Southmoore HS, Westmoore HS, Brink JH, Moore West JH, Highland West JH, Briarwood, Earlywine, Eastlake, Fairview, Fisher, Kingsgate, Oakridge, Red Oak, Santa Fe, Sky Ranch, and Wayland Bonds.

Interested in arranging a school visit? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How To Use the Norman Book Return

Norman Book Return in wallNorman has a new book return inside the library!  The new book return is for ALL library materials: books and DVDs.

 

To use the new book return simply wait for the green light and place items one at a time into it.  If the light is yellow, it is processing the previous item and you need to wait a moment.  If the light is red, the book return is closed.

Read more: How To Use the Norman Book Return

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