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The e-books service enables you to search for, download and read over 1,000 books free of charge.

You can borrow up to 10 e-books at one time, they are loaned to you for three weeks and will automatically expire and be deleted when the three weeks are completed.

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All you need is your library card number and PIN to Log in and and follow the e-books from OneClick Digital link, you will then need to create a OneClick Digital account, ensure you have an Adobe ID - then you are away!
Step by step instructions are listed below for tablets, smart phones and mobile devices or for PCs and laptops.


Using a tablet, smart phone or other mobile device?

The fabulous service works on nearly all devices (excluding the Kindle e-reader).

  • You will need to be a member of Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire Libraries, so you can log in using your library card number and PIN. Don't have a PIN? Request one here!
  • Once logged in follow the link for 'e-books from OneClick Digital' to access the OneClick site.
  • You will need to create a OneClick account, if you do not have one already for downloading e-audio.
    Click on on the link 'Create a New Account' and complete the short form to do this.
  • Then just download the 'OneClickdigital' app from the Play Store or Apple Store.
  • Open the app and log in using an Adobe Digital ID. Don't have one? Follow the link on the app log in page to create one by completing the short form.
    This is a one off step, once you have logged in using your Adobe Digital ID on the device you will not be asked for it again.
  • Now search using the 'Get Books' option,
  • Log in using your OneClick log in details
  • Enter your search terms or click on Browse to see the titles listed by genre and subject.
  • Click on a book jacket to find out more
  • Press the 'Check Out' button to issue the book to yourself
  • Then choose your preferred option, 'Download Now' or 'Download later' depending on your connectivity.

Using a PC or Laptop

  • First step is to ensure you have an Adobe ID and Adobe Digital Editions downloaded so the books download and expire correctly. This is a free one off set up process, once completed you will not need to do it again.
    To create a Adobe Digital ID click here.
    To download Adobe Digital Editions click here.
  • You will also need to be a member of Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire Libraries, so you can log in using your library card number and PIN. Don't have a PIN? Request one here!
  • Once logged in follow the link for 'e-books from OneClick Digital' to access the OneClick site.
  • You will need to create a OneClick account, if you do not have one already for downloading e-audio.
    Click on on the link 'Create a New Account' and complete the short form to do this.
  • Now you are ready to download the free e-books.
  • Search for titles using the Quick Search box, you can limit your results to just e-books by using the format option
    Alternatively you can browse all the titles by selecting e-books from the format and click the search button next to Browse All.
  • Click on a book jacket to find out more
  • Click the 'Check Out Now!' button to issue the book to yourself

 


Download a step-by-step guide to using the e-books service here - 652kb pdf
Got more questions then check out the e-book FAQS, look at the Help section on the OneClick site or Contact Us.


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Page last updated: 2nd September 2016