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MeL, E-books & Audio Books

Online Library Catalog

Now you can search our library catalog online!  Not only can you see what books are available here, you can also reserve them as well as write a review on them. We are so excited to introduce you this new site!

http://wheelerpl.insigniails.com/library/Discovery/Home.aspx

Now you can check out our library catalog, renew books, all kinds of other things as well from your phone!  Google Store App     iphone App

MeL

You can search on MeL (www.mel.org) for numerous books, movies and cds to enjoy anytime. All materials ordered on MeL (with just your library card number, and yes, we can give you your library card number if you have lost yours) are delivered to the library free of charge and when you are finished with them, you just drop them back off to us.

MeL is great because it turns a little library into a state-wide library. And you just can’t go wrong with that!

E-books are another great option for those who love to read and don’t care to take their stack of books with them everywhere or too busy to get into the library. We recommend using Overdrive to open your books on your e-readers. You can download books and audio files anywhere there is internet available with just your library card number. If you need directions for downloading, just head to our website: www.wheelerpl.michlibrary.org

Be sure to stop into the library with any questions about either of these two great library resources.

Keep track of all your reading on Goodreads.  Be sure to friend us on Goodreads!

These instructions are for downloading eBooks to a Common eReader device.
(For devices that do not have Apps)
Download & Login
1. Go to the JC Wheeler Library Homepage at: http://www.wheelerpl.michlibrary.org and click “eBooks Collection” 2x.
2. Once you are on the Southwest Michigan Digital Library Website click on “HELP” to download the proper
software. This will take you to a page that includes many help options including video tutorials.
3. Click “Software” and then click on the proper software for your downloading needs. (You can choose both)
Adobe® Digital Editions (Intended for Adobe eBooks)
OverDrive® Media Console (Intended for OverDrive eAudios

http://books

, Music and Video)
4. Follow the prompted steps for Adobe Digital Editions and/or Overdrive Media Console®.
Register your software by following the steps when prompted.
5. Once the downloads are complete go back to the Overdrive website
6. Click “Sign In” and select “JC Wheeler Public Library” from the drop down box
7. Sign in by using your Library card number.
Search & Advanced Search
Tap the Magnifying Glass on the green menu bar to type in a basic search and then tap “Search”
Tap the Magnifying Glass and then “Advanced Search” for title, author, subject, etc. and then tap “Search”
You may now start browsing the collection to find & download your eBooks and eAudios.
Downloading your eBooks and eAudios
8. Once you have found an item you wish to check out click on the item and then click “Borrow”
9. Now that you have clicked borrow you will now click “Download” and then select the format for your device.
Usually EPUB eBook unless using a Kindle Device
10. Click “Confirm & Download”. As the download initiates you will be asked to authorize your device.
11. Once your Book(s) have downloaded, click on the icon that says “Library”
The icon should be in the top left corner.
12. Plug-in your device and make sure that it is on.
13. Click on the book you wish to transfer to your device and drag it to the left side of the screen. Let go of the
item on top of your device name. Your eBook is now on your device!
Checking Your Overdrive Account
14. Click “Account” at the top of the page you can view/edit the your Account Settings
Your currently check out items will appear on the left. Your other settings appear on the right site of the screen.
You can view and edit your Bookshelf, Holds, Lists, and Checkout Settings.
Enjoy your eBooks and eAudios from the JC Wheeler Public Library!

These instructions are for downloading eAudios to an MP3 Player
Download & Login
1. Go to the JC Wheeler Library Homepage at: http://www.wheelerpl.michlibrary.org and click “eBook Collection” 2x.
2. Once you are on the Southwest Michigan Digital Library Website click on “HELP” to download the proper
software. This will take you to a page that includes many help options including video tutorials.
3. Click “Software” and then click on the proper software for your downloading needs. (You can choose both)
Adobe® Digital Editions (Intended for Adobe eBooks)
OverDrive® Media Console (Intended for OverDrive eAudios

http://books

, Music and Video)
4. Follow the prompted steps for Adobe Digital Editions and/or Overdrive Media Console®.
Register your software by following the steps when prompted.
5. Once the downloads are complete go back to the Overdrive website
6. Click “Sign In” and select “JC Wheeler Public Library” from the drop down box
7. Sign in by using your Library card number.
Search & Advanced Search
Tap the Magnifying Glass on the green menu bar to type in a basic search and then tap “Search”
Tap the Magnifying Glass and then “Advanced Search” for title, author, subject, etc. and then tap “Search”
You may now start browsing the collection to find & download your eBooks and eAudios.
Downloading your eBooks and eAudios
8. Once you have found an item you wish to check out click on the item and then click “Borrow”
9. Now that you have clicked borrow you will now click “Download” and then select the format for your device.
Usually MP3 Audiobook or WMA Audiobook
10. Click “Confirm & Download”. As the download initiates you will be asked to authorize your device.
11. You will get a popup that asks you to download the file to Overdrive Media Console, click “OK”
12. You will get a pop-up that asks you to “Get Media”, click “OK” To download the files, click “OK” again
13. Once the files have downloaded, click “Transfer”.
14. Make sure you turned on your device and that it is plugged into your computer. Click “Next” to begin the
transfer process. Click “Next” to finalize the transfer.
15. Once your transfer has completed, close the pop-up window. Your audio book is now on your device!
Your Overdrive Account
16. Click “Account” at the top of the page you can view/edit the your Account Settings
Your currently check out items will appear on the left. Your other settings appear on the right site of the screen.
You can view and edit your Bookshelf, Holds, Lists, and Checkout Settings.
Enjoy your eBooks and eAudios from the JC Wheeler Public Library!

These instructions are for downloading eBooks to a Kindle from a computer.
Download & Login
1. Go to the JC Wheeler Library website at: http://www.wheelerpl.michlibrary.org and click “eBook Collections” 2x.
2. Once you are on the Southwest Michigan Digital Library Website click on “HELP” to download the proper
software. This will take you to a page that includes many help options including video tutorials.
3. Click “Software” and then click on the proper software for your downloading needs. (You can choose both)
Adobe® Digital Editions (Intended for Adobe eBooks)
OverDrive® Media Console (Intended for OverDrive eAudios

http://books

, Music and Video)
4. Follow the prompted steps for Adobe Digital Editions and/or Overdrive Media Console®.
Register your software by following the steps when prompted.
5. Once the downloads are complete go back to the Overdrive website
6. Click “Sign In” and select “JC Wheeler Public Library” from the drop down box
7. Sign in by using your Library card number.
Search & Advanced Search
Tap the Magnifying Glass on the green menu bar to type in a basic search and then tap “Search”
Tap the Magnifying Glass and then “Advanced Search” for title, author, subject, etc. and then tap “Search”
You may now start browsing the collection to find & download your eBooks and eAudios.
Downloading your eBooks and eAudios
8. Once you have found an item you wish to check out click on the item and then click “Borrow”
9. Now that you have clicked borrow you will now click “Download” and then select the format for your device.
Usually EPUB eBook unless using a Kindle Device
10. Click “Confirm & Download”. You will be taken to the Amazon Site where you will download your eBook.
11. Click “Get Library Book” on the right side of the screen.
If you have not logged in, then enter your Amazon account information. (email & password)
12. Click “Continue” and your eBook will be sent to you Kindle eReader!
Make sure that your WI-FI capabilities are turned on and that you are connected to a WI-FI network.
Checking Your Overdrive Account
13. Click “Account” at the top of the Overdrive Site you can view/edit the your Account Settings
Your currently check out items will appear on the left. Your other settings appear on the right site of the screen.
You can view and edit your Bookshelf, Holds, Lists, and Checkout Settings.
Enjoy your eBooks and eAudios from the JC Wheeler Public Library!

Follow the steps below to get started on downloading eBooks directly
to your Apple, Android, or Blackberry Device.
Download & Login
1. Open the “App Store”, “Google Play”, or “BlackBerry App World” on your device.
2. Search for and download “Overdrive Media Console”
3. Once the app has downloaded you need to tap “Get Books”
4. Select “Add a Library”, and then tap the search box to add the zip code of your home library.
You only have to do this once if you tap the STAR next to your library
5. Tap “Sign In” and select the “JC Wheeler Public Library” from the drop down box
6. Sign in by using your Library card number.
Search & Advanced Search
Tap the Magnifying Glass on the green menu bar to type in a basic search and then tap “Search”
Tap the Magnifying Glass and then “Advanced Search” for title, author, subject, etc. and then tap “Search”
Downloading your eBooks and eAudios
8. Once you have found an item you wish to check out tap on the item and then tap “Borrow”
9. Tap “My Account” at the top to select your checkout “Settings”
These settings include the length of time you wish to have each item. Tap the time you wish to have each item
and then tap “Done”. Your settings will save and remember your selection for each check out.
10. Tap “Download (Select One Format)” or “Read (In Your Browser)” to download item.
11. Tap “Confirm & Download”
12. To access your Overdrive eBooks tap on the “Overdrive Media Console App”
13. To go back and forth between your items checked out and the Overdrive items (currently not checked out)
tap on “Bookshelf” on your menu bar.
Checking Your Overdrive Account
14. You can view/edit the status of your “Bookshelf”, “Holds”, “Lists”, and “Settings” when the Overdrive App is
open by tapping “Get Books” on your device.
15. Tap the PERSON on the green menu bar to edit these settings.
Enjoy your eBooks and eAudios from the JC Wheeler Public Library!

These instructions are for NOOK or KINDLE users with access to an App Store
Includes: NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, Kindle Fire, and the Kindle Fire HD
Download & Login
1. Open the “App Store”, “Google Play”, or “BlackBerry App World” on your device.
2. Search for and download “Overdrive Media Console”
3. Once the app has downloaded you need to tap “Get Books”
4. Select “Add a Library”, and then tap the search box to add the zip code of your home library.
You only have to do this once if you tap the STAR next to your library
5. Tap “Sign In” and select the “JC Wheeler Public Library” from the drop down box
6. Sign in by using your Library card number.
Search & Advanced Search
Tap the Magnifying Glass on the green menu bar to type in a basic search and then tap “Search”
Tap the Magnifying Glass and then “Advanced Search” for title, author, subject, etc. and then tap “Search”
Downloading your eBooks and eAudios
8. Once you have found an item you wish to check out tap on the item and then tap “Borrow”
9. Tap “My Account” at the top to select your checkout “Settings”
These settings include the length of time you wish to have each item. Tap the time you wish to have each item
and then tap “Done”. Your settings will save and remember your selection for each check out.
10. Tap “Download (Select One Format)” or “Read (In Your Browser)” to download item.
11. Tap “Confirm & Download”
12. To access your Overdrive eBooks tap on the “Overdrive Media Console App”
13. To go back and forth between your items checked out and the Overdrive items (currently not checked out)
tap on “Bookshelf” on your menu bar.
Checking Your Overdrive Account
14. You can view/edit the status of your “Bookshelf”, “Holds”, “Lists”, and “Settings” when the Overdrive App is
open by tapping “Get Books” on your device.
15. Tap the PERSON on the green menu bar to edit these settings.
Enjoy your eBooks and eAudios from the JC Wheeler Public Library!

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