Second Question:  How do I sign up for an account?

To use each of these resources, you'll need to set up an account, but setting up accounts and getting started is easy and you can do it from anywhere, 24/7!Specific instructions for each resource are below:
  • OverDrive Getting Started (and if you want to download Kindle books from OverDrive you'll also need your Amazon Login and Password)
  • "Libby" is a new mobile app which offers an easier way to get e-books and audio from OverDrive.
  • Axis360 Getting Started
  • hoopla Getting Started
  • Zinio Getting Started
  • Freegal Signup
  • Biblioboard Signup
  • *Ebook Central accounts have to be set up in the library* (Because not every single thing can be easy-peasy...)

CLICK HERE for advice on selecting and downloading e-content

Here's what you need to get started with each of our sources of e-content:

  • The computer or mobile device which you want to use to access the e-content
  • Connection to the internet (WiFi, Broadband, Satellite, VPN or dial-up
  • Library Card Number and PIN (your PIN is "OCLN" if you haven't changed it)
  • (In almost all cases) an email address and password to establish a separate account with the content provider
  • Apple ID / Google Play Login / Amazon Login if you need to download an app
  • Amazon Login if you want to download Kindle format e-books to your Kindle device or Kindle App 
  • Some resources are paid for by town funds and are only available to Canton residents
         Residency Requirement Account Requirements
OverDrive Desktop or OverDrive App None
Feel free to add library cards from other OverDrive Libraries as well to get access to more content
email and PIN recommended to create a separate OverDrive account
Amazon Login required for all Kindle downloads
"Libby" App None
Feel free to add library cards from other OverDrive Libraries as well to get access to more content
Amazon Login required for all Kindle downloads
Axis360 Canton Residents only email and PIN required to create an Axis360 account
hoopla Canton Residents only email and PIN required to create a separate hoopla account
Zinio Anywhere in OCLN Service Area email and PIN required to create a separate Zinio for Libraries account
Biblioboard Canton Residents only email and PIN required to create a separate Biblioboard account
Ebook Central Canton Residents only email and PIN required to create a separate Ebook Central account (Account MUST be set up in the library)
freegal Canton Residents only email and PIN required to create a separate freegal account