Overdrive eBooks for Nook & Kobo devices with Eink screens

First-time setup

  1. 1 Install Adobe Digital Editions

    Download Adobe Digital Editions for Windows or Mac from adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html and install.

  2. Authorize Adobe Digital Editions

    In Adobe Digital Editions Click Help > Authorize Computer…, enter your Adobe ID, and click Authorize. If you do not have an Adobe ID, click Create an Adobe ID.


  1. Sign in to Library2Go

    Sign in to library2go.lib.overdrive.com with your OverDrive account or your library card number and PIN, which is the last 4 digits of your card number. Optionally, check Keep me signed in on this device.

  2. Find books in EPUB format

    Browse with filters or use Advanced Search.

    • Browse example: Subjects (upper left of screen) > Mystery > eBooks (in left-side menu) > EPUB Book.
    • Advanced Search example: Search (upper-right of screen) > Advanced (below the search box) > Formats > EPUB Book.

    Tip: Use the Available Now filter to hide checked-out books. Find the filters in the left-side column when browsing subjects and categories (upper-left of screen) or viewing search results.

  3. Borrow a book from Library2Go

    Click a book cover, then click BORROW. To change the loan period click the options button to the right of BORROW.

    Note: Books will self-return at the end of the loan period. You can renew titles (within three days of expiration) by tapping the account button and Request again. If the title has no holds, you can borrow it again as soon as it expires. There is a limit of 6 items borrowed and 6 items on hold.

  4. Download the book from Library2Go

    Find your borrowed book on the account page (upper-right of screen) in Library2Go. Click DOWNLOAD, then EPUB eBook. If the book does not automatically open in Adobe Digital Editions find the downloaded file, double-click it, and select Adobe Digital Editions from the list of programs.

  5. Return the book early (optional)

    In Adobe Digital Editions, click Borrowed in the Bookshelves section to find the book. Right-click the book cover and click Return Borrowed Item.

Transferring to Nook or Kobo

  1. Connect your Nook or Kobo

    Connect your Nook or Kobo to the computer with a USB cable.

  2. Transfer a book

    In Adobe Digital Editions, click Borrowed in the Bookshelves section to locate the book and drag the book cover to the icon of the Nook or Kobo in the Devices section.

Getting help

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library