Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017     Views: 376

The NOOK fully supports download from other file formats. You can transfer files from your computer to the NOOK via a USB cable connection. You can also load many other files, including MP3s, as well as ePub, PDB and PDF files.

EBook Central

Here are instructions for downloading ebooks from Ebook Central.

Downloading choices will be different depending on the status of the ebook. 

Note: Some ebooks have limited access. Look at the Availability section found in the main section of the book details page for information on how many copies of the ebook are available. If all copies are in use, you will not be able to read the ebook.


To download full-text sign-in to your personal Ebook Central account. Choose Available for Full Download.

There are two choices on how to download the ebook from your desktop to the device.

The first step is to download the free Adobe Digital Editions, which is an ebook content manager.

Connect the NOOK to your computer, when the device is recognized, just drag and drop ebook to the NOOK.


The second option is to save the download to your desktop.  When the dialog window opens choose “Open Folder to View Files”


Once the NOOK is recognized, just drag and drop the ebook into the NOOK.  The ebook will now appear on the NOOK under “My Documents”. Then safely eject the device from computer.

For further information:

Library Research Guides:

   Devices and ereaders instructions

   ebooks and ereaders

   Ebook Central

On the NOOK to go

From our FAQ: How do I download ebooks to my NOOK from Ebook Central?