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
         Library Card Residency Account Requirements
Overdrive OCLN card Anywhere in OCLN email and PIN for a separate OverDrive Account (recommended)
Amazon Login (Required for Kindle downloads)
Axis360 OCLN card Canton Resident email and PIN for a separate Axis360 Account (required)
hoopla OCLN card Canton Resident email and PIN for a separate hoopla Account (required)
Zinio OCLN card Anywhere in OCLN email and PIN for a separate Zinio for Libraries account (required)
Biblioboard OCLN card Canton Resident email and PIN for a separate Biblioboards account (required)
Ebook Central OCLN card Canton Resident email and PIN for a separate EBL account (required)
freegal OCLN card Canton Resident email and PIN for a separate freegal account (required)