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Android devices (Bookari installation)

Creating an Adobe ID

  1. Go to Adobe sign-in page.

  2. Click Get an Adobe ID

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  3. Fill in the form and write down the email address and the password you chose. Check the box "I have read and agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy", then click Sign up.

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Your Adobe ID is the email address you used in the form. Don't forget to write it down, along with the password you chose: you will need this information to configure the software and devices you will be using to read ebooks.

Installing Bookari Reader (Android & Kobo Arc)

Other free applications are also available. Don't hesitate to try them.

  1. From your device's startup screen, go to the Google Play Store.

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  2. Click on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the screen and search for Bookari. Select Bookari reader from the drop-down list.

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  3. Find and select the app called Bookari Free.

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  4. Press the Install button.

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  5. Click Accept to authorize the installation. This may take a few minutes.

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  6. When the installation is complete, click Open to start the app.

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  7. On the app opening screen you can connect to your library, but for now, just tap Skip at the bottom of the screen.

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  8. Accept the Licence Agreement by tapping on the Accept button.

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  9. Tap on the menu icon in the upper left corner of the welcome screen.

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  10. Select Settings.

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  11. Choose Activate this device.

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  12. Tap on Add account.

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    In the "Account activation" screen, make sure that Adobe ID is selected as the DRM Provider, and enter the email address and password used to create your Adobe ID. Then tap Sign in.

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Your device is now set up to read ebooks. You will not have to redo the previous steps.

Checking out and opening a book in Bookari Reader (Android & Kobo Arc)

  1. In your device's Internet browser, find the book you want to borrow on Northern Lights Library System.

  2. In the results page or in the book's details page, click Borrow.

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  3. On the loan confirmation page, click Download. You may also download this ebook by following the link that was sent to you by email.

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    You have 24 hours to download the borrowed ebook. Downloading it on multiple devices is possible, as long as they are all authorized with the same Adobe ID.

  4. In the Open with window, select Bookari Free.

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  5. A message will confirm that the download was successful. Tap on Open and the book will open in Bookari Reader.

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Returning a borrowed book in Bookari Reader (Android & Kobo Arc)

  1. In your Bookari Reader library, do a long press on the book you wish to return.

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  2. At the bottom of the book's details page, press Return.

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  3. Since the book is returned, you don't need to keep the file in your device. Press Delete.

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  4. Check Also delete files and then tap OK.

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  5. Within a few minutes, Northern Lights Library System will have processed your return and the borrowed book will disappear from your account.