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Set Up

Installing the Cloud Library App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and sign in using your library card number and password
  3. Go to My Books to access titles you have checked out.

3M Cloud Library Support

Installing the Overdrive App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and create an Overdrive account.
  3. Add a library and select Frisco Public Library to begin browsing.
  4. Go to Checkouts to access titles you have checked out.

Overdrive Support

Installing the Hoopla App:

    Note: Compatible with Android OS 4.1 - Jelly Bean - and later versions.

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the Hoopla App and sign up for an account.
  3. Use your library card number and password to complete the sign up.

Hoopla Support

Installing the Cloud Library App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and log in using your library card number and password.
  3. Go to My Books to access titles you have checked out.

3M Cloud Library Support

Installing the Overdrive App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and create an Overdrive account.
  3. Add a library and select Frisco Public Library to begin browsing.
  4. Go to Checkouts to access titles you have checked out.

Overdrive Support

Installing the Hoopla App:

  Download the app from the App Store.

  1. Launch the Hoopla App and sign up for an account.
  2. Use your library card number and password to complete the sign up.

Hoopla Support

Installing the Cloud Library Software: Use this software to transfer eBooks from the service to your device.

  1. Download the Cloud Library app to your computer.
  2. Open the app and select Frisco Public Library.
  3. Choose to activate an Adobe ID if prompted.
  4. Titles you check out and download appear under My Books.
  5. Plug in your device to the computer with the USB cord.
  6. Select the Transfer to Device option on the desired titles.
  7. Disconnect the device and read.

Cloud Library Support

Installing Adobe Digital Editions: This software is necessary to transfer eBooks downloaded from the Overdrive service.

Watch Video Instructions

Note: The most recent version of Adobe Digital Editions will not work. You must use the ADE 3.0 version.

  1. Download to your computer Adobe Digital Editions 3.0 (ADE).
  2. Open the software and authorize ADE 3.0 with an Adobe ID.
  3. Download the title to your computer and choose to open with ADE 3.0.
  4. Plug your device into the computer using the USB cord.
  5. Within the ADE 3.0 software, drag and drop the title cover onto the device name listed.
  6. Disconnect the device and read!

Adobe Digital Editions Support

Installing the Cloud Library App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and sign in using your library card number and password.
  3. Go to My Books to access titles you have checked out.

Cloud Library Support

Installing the Overdrive App:

Compatible with Nook HD, Nook HD+, and Nook Samsung

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and sign up for an Overdrive account.
  3. Add a library and select Frisco Public Library.
  4. Go to view checkouts to see titles you have borrowed.

Overdrive Support

Installing the Cloud Library:

  1. Download the Cloud Library app:   Mac  |  Windows
  2. Open the app and select Frisco Public Library.
  3. Choose to automatically activate an Adobe ID if prompted.
  4. Find titles you have checked out under My Books.

Cloud Library Support

Installing Adobe Digital Editions:

Watch Video Instructions

  1. Download the Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) software.
  2. Open the software and authorize ADE with an Adobe ID.
  3. Download the eBook title and select to open with ADE.

NOTE: Use Adobe Digital Editions to read eBooks downloaded from Overdrive.

Adobe Digital Edition Support

Getting Started:  Learn how to borrow eBooks in the Kindle format from the library.

Watch the Video Instructions for Borrowing the Kindle Format

  1. Search our catalog of titles.
  2. Use the menu on the left to limit your search to just eBooks in the Kindle format.
  3. Click the Download button to checkout the book. You will need your library card number and password.
  4. After checking out, you will be taken to Amazon.com to log into the Amazon account associated with your Kindle to complete the checkout.
  5. Turn on your Kindle, connect to the internet via Wi-Fi or 4G, and Amazon will deliver your title.

Support for Borrowing eBooks from Overdrive

Amazon Support for Borrowing eBooks for Kindle

USB Transfer of Titles:  Older generation Kindles require a USB transfer from a computer to your Kindle.

Watch the Video Instructions for USB Transfer of Titles

  1. After checking out the title, download the file to your computer.
  2. Plug your Kindle into your computer with the USB cord.
  3. On your computer, locate and open the Kindle folder/drive. Typically this is in the My Computer area of a PC or on the desktop for a Mac.
  4. On your computer, open the Kindle drive and then open the Documents, Internal Documents, or Books folder. (This is where all your Kindle eBooks are stored on your Kindle device).
  5. Next, drag and drop the downloaded book into this folder used for all your eBooks.
  6. Disconnect your Kindle and read.

Overdrive Support for Transferring eBooks

Amazon Support for Transferring eBooks

Returning Titles Early: How to return eBooks downloaded to your Kindle.

Watch Video Instructions for Returning Kindle Titles

  1. Log into your Amazon account at: Amazon
  2. In the sign in menu, select Manage Content and Devices.
  3. Click the actions button next to the title you want to return.
  4. Select the return option.
  5. On your Kindle you can delete the title. Note: Deleting a title off your Kindle does not return the eBook.

Amazon Support for Borrowing Library Books

Installing the Cloud Library App:

Detailed Instructions for Installing App

  1. App not found in the app store, download here.
  2. Launch the app after installing.
  3. Log into the app with your library card number and password.
  4. Select the option to have app generate an Adobe ID for you.
  5. Go to My Books to access checked out titles.

Cloud Library Support

Installing the Overdrive App:

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and create an Overdrive account.
  3. Add a library and select Frisco Public Library.
  4. EPUB eBooks and MP3 eAudiobooks will open inside this app.

Overdrive Support

  • Titles in EPUB and MP3 formats will download into and open in the app.
  • Kindle format eBook titles will redirect you to Amazon to complete the checkout and deliver the title to your Kindle.

Installing the 3M Cloud Library:

  1. Download the Cloud Library app:  Windows
  2. Open the software and select Frisco Public Library.
  3. Choose to automatically activate an Adobe ID if prompted.
  4. Find titles you have checked out under My Books.

Cloud Library Support

Installing Overdrive App for Windows 8:

 

  1. Download the app from the App Store.
  2. Launch the app and create an Overdrive account.
  3. Add a library and select Frisco Public Library.
  4. This app will open and play EPUB eBooks and MP3 eAudiobooks.

Overdrive Support | Windows 8 Notes

Note: For access to eBooks in other formats (PDF) you will need install the Windows 7 version of Adobe Digital Editions.