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eReader Guide - NOOK

***OverDrive Media Console is now available for NOOK HD/HD+, NOOK Color, and NOOK Tablet via the NOOK Apps Store.  Older NOOK models can continue to be used with Adobe Digital Editions by following these instructions.***




Getting Started with NOOK


What works?

  • EPUB format eBooks
  • PDF format eBooks


 What do you need?


How to return eBooks before their expiration date

eBooks returned early via the Adobe Digital Editions will disappear from My Account within 5 minutes of their early return

  • Launch Adobe Digital Editions on your computer
  • Select the title you wish to return early
  • Click on the arrow that appears to the left of the title
  • Select 'Return Borrowed Item'


Known Issues

LPL eBooks won't open for first time users of first generation (2010) NOOK

  • The sign?  eBooks transfer to your NOOK but display in My Documents as a file name (ie The_Stand.epub)
  • Solution? Delete the ‘.adobe-digital-editions’ file pre-installed on your NOOK.

    • Step 1: Go to ‘My Computer’ and click on the NOOK drive
    • Step 2: Find and delete the ‘.adobe-digital-editions’ file
    • Step 3: Close Adobe Digital Editions
    • Step 4: Restart Adobe Digital Editions
    • Step 5: Try again - your NOOK should now be visible and able to receive and open LPL eBooks
  • Note for Mac Users: You may need to plug your NOOK into a PC to delete the file.