Nook - digital library

I just love the digital library that I have been working with the past couple of weeks. With a library card, I can download library books and read them on my nook FOR FREE. It's so easy and so wonderful.

I downloaded Adobe Digital Editions to my computer. I pick the books I want and it downloads them to the adobe editions. I then plug the usb cord for my nook into the computer. Up pops the nook within the adobe editions application. I then drag the books from the adobe editions library tab to the nook tab in the same application. Voila it is done! I can read for 14 days.

I just figured out that I can return the books as soon as I am done with them. I just go into the adobe digital editions library, select the tab button that says borrowed and then click on the arrow for each book and click return. This way I can hopefully get the book into the next person waiting to read the book.

I can have up to six books on hold. I have filled that up very fast. It tells where I am in line which is good because I know how long I have to wait and bad because I know how long I will have to wait. (lol) They simply email me when my book is ready for checkout. I can check out up to 10 books at once, though I keep it closer to 8 since I want the books I have on hold to be available when ready, just in case.

I have been filling up my wish list too. This helps me for when I want to check out a book, I can go directly there and see all the wonderful books I am interested in.

I love that using a PDF book I can still use the dictionary, notes and tab functions (this deletes once the book is sent back) while the EPub books I cannot, but they are still readable.

The only concern I have is that the selection isn't what I wish it was, but between the digital library, borrowing hard bound books from work and then buying what's left, I am in good shape for reading.

6 comments:

Duchess said...

I'm debating on the value of a Nook for me. I'm a voracious reader and I love the feel of a paper book but there are some conveniences with being able to carry several books in a nice compact way.

Glad you enjoy it!

kt moxie said...

I just got my Nook! I tried to check out some books from the library, but my card number didn't work. It looks like I'll have to got to the *physical* library to find out why!

Shell said...

I have a kindle and love it! I need to see if our library does any sort of electronic lending.

WhisperingWriter said...

Nice.

I haven't gotten a digital reader yet. Perhaps one day.

blueviolet said...

My library has the worst selection right now. :(

jayayceeblog said...

That is so cool. I love that you can download from the library!