Downloading eBooks with axis360

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Tablets and Smartphones

Including iPad, iPhone, Android, Nook HD, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th generation Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD & HDX

  1. Download axis360 app
  2. Choose "Skip to find your library or school now"
  3. Search for Geneva Public Library District and log in with your GPLD card number and PIN
  4. Select the eBook you would like, choose “checkout”

1st Generation Kindle Fire

  1. Go to Settings > Device > select ON to Allow Installation of Applications...
  2. Go to your Kindle’s home screen and tap Web or open your Silk browser
  3. In the address bar type apps.axis360.org/axis360
  4. In the upper left corner tap the number that appears next to My Kindle or tap the three dashes to open your Downloads
  5. Once the download is complete, tap Install
  6. Once the app installs tap Open
  7. Choose "Skip to find your library or school now"
  8. Search for Geneva Public Library District and log in with your GPLD card number and PIN
  9. Select the eBook you would like, choose “checkout”

Basic eReader

Including basic Nook, basic Kobo, Sony Read, etc.

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions to your computer
  2. Create your Adobe ID and authorize your computer
  3. Go to gpld.org and find "eRead Illinois" eBook under the "eBooks & eMedia" tab
  4. Sign in to the catalog with your GPLD card number and PIN
  5. Select the eBook you would like, choose "ePub" format and click "Check Out"
  6. Click "Download", item will open in Adobe Digital Editions
  7. Connect eReader and drag and drop eBook onto device

Windows Computer

  1. Go to gpld.org
  2. Select "eRead Illinois" from "eBooks & eMedia" drop down menu
  3. Choose item and select "checkout"
  4. Login with your Library card number and PIN
  5. Download axis360 for Windows or Mac computer
  6. Sign into axis360 desktop client
  7. Click the item cover to begin download

Mac Computer

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions to your computer
  2. Create your Adobe ID and authorize your computer
  3. Go to gpld.org and find "eRead Illinois" eBook under the "eBooks & eMedia" tab
  4. Sign in to the catalog with your GPLD card number and PIN
  5. Select the eBook you would like, choose "ePub" format and click "Check Out"
  6. Click "Download", item will open in Adobe Digital Editions