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Freading Instructions

Freading

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Download and read ebooks on your computer using Adobe Digital Editions, or download to your smart phone or tablet with the Freading app. Freading lets you check out books with “tokens.” You receive 5 tokens per week. Different books cost different amounts of tokens. Unused tokens roll over to the following week. Every 4 weeks, unused tokens expire.

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Features

  • NO cost for patrons
  • NO fees or fines (ever!)
  • NO waiting for holds — get immediate access
  • Borrow up to 20 books per month with the token system
  • 2 week loan period

 

Supported Devices

Android, iOS, Windows (download), Mac (download)

 

How do I use Freading?

Visit the Freading website for complete instructions on all available devices.

Download with Adobe Digital Editions (Windows or Mac)

Read in your Browser

Before getting started, you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions (authorize ADE with your Apple ID)

 

1. Go to the Freading website

Click the link above, or visit berlinpeck.freading.com. You may want to bookmark this page for easy access.

 

2. Sign in

Click LOGIN and enter your Berlin-Peck Memorial Library card number.

 

3. Search and browse

  • If you already know what you’re looking for, click the search bar (upper right corner) and type in a title, name, or keyword.
  • If you’d like to browse by subject, click CATEGORIES and select a category.

 

4. Borrow

Borrow a book by hovering your mouse over the cover and clicking DOWNLOAD. Or, click the cover to see more information, then click DOWNLOAD.

 

5. Enjoy

Downloaded books will open with Adobe Digital Editions. Then, you can read those eBooks on your computer or transfer them to a compatible eReader.

Android Phones & Tablets

Android Phones & Tablets

Don’t go over your data limit! To avoid using wireless data, make sure to choose DOWNLOAD when your device is connected to WiFi, and give it time to finish downloading. Downloading without a WiFi connection may use your mobile data.

 

What do you need?

Before getting started, you will need to install the Freading app.

 

1. Authorize the Freading app

Open the Freading app and authorize it with your Adobe ID.

 

2. Sign in

Tap GET BOOKS to go to the Freading website, then tap LOGIN.

 

3. Search and browse

  • If you already know what you’re looking for, click the search bar (upper right corner) and type in a title, name, or keyword.
  • If you’d like to browse by subject, click CATEGORIES and select a category.

 

4. Borrow

Borrow a book by tapping the DOWNLOAD button below the cover. Or, tap the cover to see more information, then tap DOWNLOAD.

 

4. Enjoy

Tap LIBRARY to view your downloaded books in your Freading app. Tap the cover to begin.

 

Apple iOS Phones & Tablets

Apple iOS Phones & Tablets

Don’t go over your data limit! To avoid using wireless data, make sure to choose DOWNLOAD when your device is connected to WiFi, and give it time to finish downloading. Downloading without a WiFi connection may use your mobile data.

 

What do you need?

Before getting started, you will need to install the Freading app.

 

1. Authorize the Freading app

Open the Freading app and authorize it with your Adobe ID.

 

2. Sign in

Tap GET BOOKS to go to the Freading website, then tap LOGIN.

 

3. Search and browse

  • If you already know what you’re looking for, click the search bar (upper right corner) and type in a title, name, or keyword.
  • If you’d like to browse by subject, click CATEGORIES and select a category.

 

4. Borrow

Borrow a book by tapping the DOWNLOAD button below the cover. Or, tap the cover to see more information, then tap DOWNLOAD.

 

4. Enjoy

Tap LIBRARY to view your downloaded books in your Freading app. Tap the cover to begin.