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OverDrive App Update on iOS Mobile Devices

Please be aware of an OverDrive app update on Tuesday, May 28, that will affect ALL Apple iOS devices running the OverDrive app. After downloading the OverDrive app update the associated Adobe ID will deauthrorize on any iOS mobile device running the app. 

Reauthorize your Adobe ID:
To reauthorize, please follow the steps below after downloading the update:

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Help for new owners of Electronic Reading Devices

Electronic reading and listening devices are big on Santa’s list these days. If you received one or thought you’d like to buy one with gift money you received, we have classes here this month to help you discover and  learn to download electronic library books. All classes will take place in the computer lab on the second floor, Room L 216.


Nook Session: This Saturday, January 5, from 2-4 pm the class will focus on how to use a Nook.

Overview Class: Next Wednesday, January 9th, 2-4 pm, we’ll be offering an overview class in using iPads, Kindles, and Nooks (and lesser-known devices.)

iPad Session: Saturday, January 12th, 2-4 pm. The class will focus on using the Apple iPad and its...

Need Help with the Kindle, Nook, or iPad Santa Brought? eReader FAQs and Support Are a Click Away.

Santa and eReader a la Vanna White

So Santa left you an eReader or tablet under the tree this year and you’re really excited because nothing sounds better to you right now than escaping the holiday hullaballoo into a good book, but you’ve never owned one that came with a user’s manual before.

Whether you just have general questions about downloading free eBooks and eAudiobooks from Harris County Public Library’s Digital Media Catalog, or need step-by-step instructions in plain English, we have you covered with online FAQs and support, and if you would prefer a little face-to-face help, HCPL staff at all 26 branches can provide i...

Downloading over Albuquerque

While I was flying to Salt Lake over this Memorial Day holiday I noticed the girl to my right reading a book on her Nook ereader.  She told me she had all the classics loaded on there,  because she could get most of them free online.  I asked her about the newer titles, but she didn't want to pay for them.  Now, this opened a door I like to walk right through!

Five minutes later she was searching for popular titles she could borrow from the library's Digital Media Collection  both for the ereader and audio.  So, there we were, thousands of feet in the sky, somewhere over Albuquerque and she was busy downloading one book and reserving others to check out when they became available.  Our library offers so many cool things I can't resist promoting them even on vacation! 

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