Friday, March 06, 2015

eBooks @ Newcastle Region Library

eBooks are becoming more and more popular every day - they are free for library members to borrow and are easy to find on our website.

You will need the following to get started:
  • Library membership at a Newcastle Region Library Branch (including Port Stephens, Gloucester and Dungog)
  • Know your PIN (try 1234 or contact library staff) 
  • An email account
  • An Adobe account
If you are using an eReader you will also need:
  • A PC or laptop
  • Adobe Digital Editions software (available for free on the Adobe website).
  • Access to the Internet
  • An eReader compatible with Adobe Digital Editions (not a Kindle or Windows Surface)
If you want to use a tablet or smartphone you will also need:
  • Apple ID & password OR Google Play password
  • Access to the Internet
  • Bluefire Reader app (this app will accept downloads from our main collections)
  • BorrowBox app (to borrow from the Bolinda Digital collection)
  • AxisReader app & Axis360 app (to borrow from the Baker & Taylor Axis 360 collection)
For assistance call library staff on 4974 5340 or try our eBooks for Beginners help sheet.

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