You can borrow eBooks from most public libraries and read them on your Kobo eReader. Note: OverDrive may not be available at your local library. Some books . downloading a book: You can download eBooks on your eReader or from Borrowing books from the public library: Most public libraries loan eBooks that you. The way it works is you add your library account or OverDrive account to your Kobo and then you can browse and borrow library ebooks.

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Library Ebook To Kobo

Note: If you're using an older Kobo ereader, like an earlier Kobo Aura, Touch , or Glo, you'll need to transfer library ebooks from a computer. On older Kobo ereaders (including the earlier Kobo Aura, Aura H2O, Android app to borrow and enjoy ebooks and more from your library. For some time, we have been working with Overdrive to resolve a reoccurring and intermittent issue transferring Overdrive eBooks to Kobo.

Answered By: Mike E. While some Overdrive eBooks will work, occasionally after transferring an Overdrive eBook to a Kobo eReader, the eBook will display with a completely black cover. Attempting to open the eBook for reading will result in an error message: Oops! Please sign-in with theauthorized Adobe ID and try again. Advice found on the Web suggests trying several this to resolve this issue. Using older versions of Adobe Digital Editions. Factory Resetting your Kobo eReader. Performing much, or all, of the above in a precise order Sometimes one or more of these suggestions may resolve the problem for a particular eBook. However, the problem may immediately reoccur on a subsequent title. It seems that once a book fails, it will never work, short of steps including a factory reset. Winnipeg Public Library never recommends any product for download.

This point is now moot because all of the other modern Kobo e-readers can now borrow digital content. A firmware update will be pushed out to all of these e-readers on August 24th. This is a free update that will be pushed out to all devices via WIFI.

Q. Why won't Overdrive eBooks open on my Kobo?

You can read this handy FAQ if you have any questions regarding how to setup an Overdrive account or to find ebooks in the Kobo Store. Avid readers clearly appreciate the easy access to more books. As a result, we have rolled out the feature to our entire current eReader lineup. We want everyone to be able to access the stories they love, however they want to read them.

He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. Not yet, it is only available with all the modern Kobo e-readers. I suppose it is encouraging people with older devices to upgrade.

Will this update apply to Kobo outside of the US too, or will this functionality be like Kindle and restricted to US customers only? Its everywhere, including Canada, UK, Australia etc.

Basically Kobo is adding the functionality to all e-readers. Whenever you click on your library, once you enter your library card number and four digit pin number it keeps shutting off WIFi.

I think they are fixing the update, before they release it. We tested it today in the YouTube Studio and found a bunch of bugs. I tried to manually update it and it did not take then I did a factory reset and it took the update.

Took me a while to figure out how to use it. If you've shopped with Kobo before and saved your billing information, go to step Use the keyboard to enter your billing address and credit card information. We need your billing address to calculate taxes for your order based on your location. Tap Continue. Review your order.

If you want to use a gift card or promo code, tap Add gift card or Add promo code , and provide the required information. Promo codes can only be applied to eligible books or magazines, since not all publishers choose to take part in promotions. Tap Confirm. Tap Keep Shopping to download more books, or return to the Home screen.

Borrowing an eBook from a public library using OverDrive

If you don't see the book you downloadd on the Home screen, tap the Sync icon at the top of the screen, and then tap Sync now. Tap Connect on your eReader. When Windows prompts you, click Open folder to view files.

A desktop explorer window will open, showing the contents of your eReader. Open a second desktop explorer window, and display the books you want to add to your eReader. Drag and drop your books into the eReader. Eject your eReader when you're finished. On your computer, open your Finder application.

Open another Finder window and display the books you want to add to your eReader. Turn off your eReader. Insert the Micro SD card into the eReader card slot. Adobe Digital Editions will open once the installation is complete.

Why won't Overdrive eBooks open on my Kobo? - Library FAQ

Activate Adobe Digital Editions Using an Adobe ID, it allows you to do more with eBooks, such as downloading them on multiple computers and transferring them to supported portable devices.

At this point you can open your book and read it in Adobe Digital Editions, or proceed to transferring it to your Kobo eReader. Plug in your Kobo eReader to your computer.

Make sure that your Adobe Digital Editions library is open on your desktop computer. Watch as the Kobo eReader icon appears in a list of bookshelves on the left. Give the book time to transfer to your Kobo eReader.