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Digital Media Help Center  

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Helpful Links

  • Overdrive Compatible eBook Readers
    A list of devices that can run Overdrive Media Console for eBooks and links to their manufacturer's support pages.
  • Digital Depot Help for eBooks
    Digital Depot's support page for eBooks including instructional videos, links to apps and contact information for their support team.
  • Barnes & Noble Nook Support Page
    Manufacturer's support page for all Nook devices.
  • Free Amazon eBooks for Kindle
    Nearly 2 million titles in the public domain that have been scanned from the original texts. Available for download to your Kindle device or Kindle app for PC.
  • Amazon Kindle Support Page
    Manufacturer's support page for all versions of Kindle.
  • Adobe Digital Editions Download for PC (free)
    For older (pre-wireless) Nook eBook readers, a desktop version of Adobe Digital Editions (a free download) is required and available here.
  • OverDrive Mobile App for Android using Adobe ID
    To read downloaded DRM-protected eBooks on an Android device, you'll need to authorize OverDrive Media Console (OMC) with an Adobe ID. To enjoy eBooks on additional computers and devices, be sure to authorize each with the same Adobe ID. You may authorize up to six computers and/or devices. Android Download available here.

Basic Instructions for Getting Started with Digital Conent

There are a wide range of devices that patrons can use to
enjoy digital books and magazines, and audiobooks. If you
have questions, this site contains documents with answers
and instructions for setting up and using the various apps
required to enjoy the Library's digital media collection on
your device. It also includes links to the media provider's
online help. You may also wish to visit the web site of your
device manufacturer for help.

Help is also available in person at any Randolph County
Public Library branch or by calling the Asheboro Library
Reference Desk at 336-318-6803 to make an appointment
with a 


Help with Mobile Apps

OverdriveMedia Console    OneClickdigital App                Zinio App
            for ebooks                      for audiobooks                for magazines


Checkout Policies

In order to check out digital media, you need a valid library card and PIN number

The lending periods are 21, 14 or 7 days depending on the item. The due date will be indicated in the app for the digital media you are borrowing. You may have three eBooks or AudioBooks checked out at one time and may return items before the lending period ends. Unreturned items will simply disappear from your device when they are due.

If an item you want is checked out, you can place it on hold. you may place up to three holds on unavailable items. When you receive an email notification that your item is available, you have three days to download it before the hold expires. 

If you have questions or problems, call the Asheboro Library Reference Desk at 336-318-6803.


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