Use of this service requires a valid Old Bridge library card and PIN number. Please make sure to have this information ready before you start.

Download and install Adobe Digital Editions on your home computer.


Click on Launch.


Click Install to start the process.


Click Yes to download and continue the installation of Adobe Digital Editions.


Click Next on Adobe Digital Editions Setup screen.


Click Install to install Adobe Digital Editions in the default folder.


Click Close to finish the installation.



Activate Adobe Digital Edition software.

Review and and click on I Agree to the license agreement to continue.


The Setup Assistant dialog box is displayed.
Click Continue and the Authorize Computer screen is displayed.


If you have an Adobe Account:
Enter your Adobe ID (email Address) and password.
Click Activate. Your computer is activated to your Adobe ID.

If you don’t have an Adobe Account:
Click on get an Adobe ID online and follow the steps on the next screen.


Click on Create an Adobe Account.


Fill in the required fields (noted with asterisk)on the Account Details screen.
Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Continue to finish creating your Adobe Account.
If you need help creating your Adobe Account or have a question, Check Adobe FAQ


Once you have finished creating your Adobe Account, fill in the following information:

Enter your Adobe ID (email Address) and password.
Click Activate. Your computer is activated to your Adobe ID.


Click on Finished to complete activating Adobe Digital Editions.


Adobe Digital Editions screen will appear and now you are ready to download your eBook

Check out eBooks and download

Click on SEARCH BOOKS+ then Search eBooks on the Old Bridge Public Library Website.
Click on the Account icon .

Select Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium.


Login in to the account with your library card number and PIN
Type in your complete card number beginning with 293xxxxxxxxxxx.
Enter your PIN number. If you do not have a PIN number, you will need to see someone at the Circulation desk at the Library. PIN numbers cannot be given out over the phone

*NOTE* Logging in to your account before searching for a book to download will allow you to see all the available advantage titles that are only available for Old Bridge Public Library card holders.



Once you are logged in, you will be able to see your Bookshelf, Holds, Lists (Wish lists, Rated Titles, and Recommended for You), and Settings.


To look for an eBook, you can click on the Menu icon at the top to browse collections.


You can enter other search criteria or use (click) the Advanced Search on the upper right side of the page:


To search for titles with only copies available, click the blue Available Now button(at the bottom of the page) then Search button.


Not all of the titles will work on an eReader; choose either Adobe EPUB or PDF titles to transfer to your eReader.

For a list of all supported devices, click on Help (at the very bottom of the page) thenDevice Resource Center.



If you are browsing a category, you may sort the results by format, subject, publisher, language, grade level, ratings or devices (you may have to scroll down to see all categories on the left hand side of the page).


If a book is already checked out, you can click the Add to Wish List button or click thePlace a Hold button.


If you clicked on Add to Wish List, you can click it again to Remove from Wish List or you can continue browsing for other titles.



If a book is available, you have the option to Borrow it (click on the blue Borrow button).


If you clicked on the Borrow button, it will take you to your Bookshelf (if you get a Go to Bookshelf button, then click on that).



At the bookshelf screen, you must click the arrow on the download button, and choose a format.


Once you put a checkmark in the appropriate box, click on Confirm & Download.



Click on Download button then open button to download and open your book to Adobe Digital Editions.


Adobe Digital Edition will open automatically and the eBook will be downloaded immediately.


Once you have opened the eBook by either clicking on the Read button or double clicking the book, you can use Adobe Digital Editions to read it on your computer.



Transfer to your eReader and enjoy!

Connect your eReader to your computer via its USB cable.
Adobe Digital Edition will recognize your device and will list it within the Bookshelves area of the Adobe Digital Editions window. Look for the device name and icon.
To transfer an eBook , simply drag and drop your book to the device name and icon. The transfer will begin automatically.


*Note* To locate your title on a NOOK: select My Library then Digital Editions folder.