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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step Table of Contents 1. How to check out library eBooks to Kindle .....................................................................................2 2. How to transfer Kindle eBooks to Kindle via USB cable (Windows 7) ...........................................8 3. How to transfer Kindle eBooks to Kindle via USB cable (MAC OS) .............................................11 4. How to return Kindle library eBooks early .....................................................................................13

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 1. Access

http://houstonlibrary.org/downloads, and click on “Overdrive Digital Media Catalog” link.

2. Click on “Advanced Search”, and

then enter proper information to search for an eBook for Kindle.

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 3a. If an eBook is not available, you can click on “place a hold” to hold this eBook.

3b. If an eBook is available, click on “add to cart” next to the Kindle edition.

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 4. Click on “Proceed to Checkout”

5. Select “Houston Public Library” from the drop down list.

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 6. Enter your Houston Public Library card number , and click on “Sign In”

7. Click on “Confirm Check Out”

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 8. Click on “Get for Kindle”

9. At this point, the Amazon website will popup, click on “Get library book”

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to check out library eBooks to Kindle 10. You may be required to log in to your existing Amazon.com account -- or create a new account if you currently do not have one.

11. Select the device to which you would like to download your eBook, and then click on “Continue� button.

A message will appear to confirm that the eBook has been delivered to your Kindle (to download library eBooks wirelessly, you must be connected to a Wi-Fi network.)

12. Turn on your Kindle. The eBook you just checked out will automatically sync with your device.

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (Windows 7) Certain eBooks are not available for wireless delivery. In these cases, you can transfer Kindle eBook from Windows 7 to Kindle via USB using the following instructions. When you see a Kindle eBook that states “Kindle devices via USB only”, after step 11, please use the following instruction to transfer to your Kindle.

12. Click “Save”, and then click “Open Folder” on the popup windows:

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (Windows 7) You will see the downloaded eBook in the explorer windows.

13. Connect the Kindle to your PC using the USB cable, then double click on Kindle drive, you will see “documents” folder

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (Windows 7) 14. Drag the downloaded eBook and drop it onto “documents” folder of Kindle Drive.

15. Unplug Kindle from your computer, and the downloaded eBook will now appear on your Kindle

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (MAC OS) Certain eBooks are not available for wireless delivery. In these cases, you can transfer Kindle eBook from MAC OS to Kindle via USB using the following instructions. When you see a Kindle eBook that states “Kindle devices via USB only”, after step 11, please use the following instruction to transfer to your Kindle.

12. Click “Show in Folder” icon, you will see the downloaded eBook in the new windows

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (MAC OS) 13. Connect the Kindle to your MAC using the USB cable, then double click on Kindle drive, you will see “documents” folder.

14. Drag the downloaded eBook and drop it onto “documents” folder

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to transfer Kindle ebooks to Kindle via USB cable (MAC OS) 15. Unplug Kindle from your computer, and the downloaded eBook will now appear on your Kindle

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to return Kindle library ebooks Kindle library eBooks will be automatically returned at the end of the lending period. Items can be returned prior to that date using the following instructions. 1. Access Amazon.com 2. Click on “Manage Your Kindle� from the drop down menu on the right hand side of the screen.

3. Sign in with your Amazon account.

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HPL eBooks for Kindle Step-by-Step

How to return Kindle library ebooks 4. Select “Return this book” from the “Action” drop down menu next to the eBook you want to return.

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Click on the “Yes” button to confirm the return

For additional Information and Instructions on Library Books for Kindle, please visit: http://is.gd/ddgpLe

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