Savvy Seniors: Canton Seniors Summit 2015

Join us on Monday, September 14 at the 13th. annual Canton Senior Summit held from 8:00AM- 12:00PM at Summit on the Park. Librarians from Canton Public Library will demonstrate the Digital Talking Book Machine and Low Vision magnifiers and answer questions about using OverDrive Books on your eReader. Information about Canton Library Programs will also be available.

Blackberry and OverDrive Media Console App

Effective April 10, 2014, the OverDrive Media Console (OMC)mobile app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download onBlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, and Playbook devices. However, BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 willbe able to continue downloading eBooks and audiobooks via OMC. OverDrive has decided to discontinue further support of this particular app due to its lack of usage.

Savvy Seniors: BARD Mobile App Now Available

The BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) Mobile application for iOS devices is now available at Apple’s App Store. The app enables National Library Service (NLS) patrons to download audio and Braille books, magazines and music scores directly to their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, provided they have a BARD account. NLS plans to release an app for Android devices in the near future.

Help for eReader Users

So, you just got an eReader and now you need help figuring out how to use it.

eBook Users Group

Saturday, January 5, 2:00-3:00 PM or Tuesday, January 29, 7:00-8:30 PM. For experienced users or old pros. Drop in and share tips and tricks and learn how to use your eBook in an informal environment.

eBook Basics

Tuesday, January 8, 7:00-8:30 PM. Learn how to check out free library eBooks and read them on your Kindle, Nook or other device. Watch a live demo and try out a few different eReaders. Registration required.

How to Download Library eBooks to your Kindle

Wednesday, January 16, 10:00-11:30 AM. Kindle users, learn how to get the most out of your device, download free library books and more. Bring your Amazon account info. Registration required.

If you can't make it to a class, visit our eBooks page to see tips and instructional videos online. Or just stop it the library and ask at the Help Desk.

OverDrive Media Console App for newer NOOKs

This new app is for NOOK color, NOOK Tablet, NOOK HD, and NOOK HD+ with Wi-Fi access.  Users can visit the NOOK Apps storefront to install the free OverDrive Media Console app. The app enables users to locate their home library, browse or search for eBooks and MP3 audiobooks, and, after entering a valid library card,  check out and download the title directly on their device. We have detailed instructions available on the Library's Help Desk if you need them. Older NOOKs can continue with the sideloading method to download books.

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