How Do I?

How Do I Download An Ebook Or Audiobook?

To begin downloading eBooks or audiobooks, please click on the instructions for your device below. The library also offers PDF instruction guides for Kindle (and Kindle Fire),  iOS devices, Android devices, and other eReaders.

Note: You will also need your library card number and SWAN PIN number; if you do not have a PIN number, see our instructions on “How do I use my library card online with SWAN?”


Kindle Devices & Kindle App

Sony Reader Devices

Kobo & other eReaders

Personal Computers



Smartphones & Mobile Devices

Android Devices

iOS Devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch)

Windows Phone

MP3 Players


Other MP3 Players


In addition to these instructions, how-to videos are also available for many devices. If you need more assistance, you may call the library at 708-447-0869, or make an appointment for a one-on-one training session. If you have not used eReaders before, the library also has an eReader gallery on display where you may “test drive” all of the popular eReader devices.

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