Library Ebooks & the Sony Reader Wi-Fi

Here are the instructions to download library ebooks from Overdrive onto your Sony Reader Wi-Fi.

Authorize your Sony Wifi

  • Turn on your Reader.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to select your settings.
  • Connect to a wireless network:
    • From your home screen, tap the status bar (black bar at the top of the screen)
    • Then tap "Wi-Fi Settings", select your network.
    • You may need to enter a password, depending on your network's setting, follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Press the Home button.
  • Press the "Reader Store" button.
  • Choose "Create Account" and fill in the fields using the on-screen keyboard.

Your Sony Reader is now ready to download books. These steps do not need to be done again.

Checkout and Download Library ebooks

  1. Turn on your Reader and connect to a wireless network.
  2. Press the home button, and then go to the second home page (arrow is just under the "Collections" button).
  3. Press the "Public Library" button.
  4. If you do not have a saved search:
    1. Enter your library's name, city, or province in the search box and search.
    2. Choose your library from the list of results.
    3. Choose your library system name from the following page.
  5. If you do have a saved search:
    1. Press your library's name.
  6. Find and choose an e-Book book (ePub or PDF format) - to best find a book that you can check out right away:
    1. Click on "eSearches."
    2. Under format choose "ePub."
    3. Click the "Only show copies with titles available" checkbox and search.
  7. Add book to cart.
  8. Proceed to checkout.
  9. Enter the name of your library, and your library card number.
  10. Download your library book.
  11. Press the Home button, and your book will be in the "Recently Added" section.