Borrowing eBooks from the Seward Memorial Library – Laptop or Computer

Initial Setup:
(once these steps have been completed, you will not have to do them again)

  1. Obtain an Adobe ID if you don’t already have one ( – click on Sign In and Create New Account
  2. Go to
  3. Scroll down until you see Digital Software on the left –
    click on Adobe Digital Editions
  4. Download and install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to your computer

Checking out eBooks:

  1. Go to and click on
    Log In To Your Account
  2. Use your library card number and password to log in
  3. Scroll to the bottom and click on this button
  4. Find an available book in EPUB or PDF format and “add to cart”
  5. Proceed to check out, choose your lending period, download
  6. You may have to click on the downloaded file to open in ADE
  7. Select your book and start reading.
  8. Use the buttons in the upper left corner of ADE to switch between bookshelf view and reading view.

Return eBooks early:

  1. On your computer, open ADE
  2. While in bookshelf view, hover mouse on book
  3. Click on small arrow in upper left of book (item options)
  4. Click Return item


For additional help please try one of the following:

Connect Seward County

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