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You must have a valid JGRLS Library card and PIN number (I don't have a PIN).

Maximum check outs per patron are 2 at a time.

Maximum lending period is 21 days.

Titles cannot be renewed, but they can be placed on hold and/or checked out again after they expire.

Axis 360 Guided Tour (click here - Adobe PDF)

Click the "Help" button located in the upper left corner of the of the Axis 360 "Magic Wall" for more detailed information about accessing the Axis 360 Digital Media Library.

For help with Blio related questions refer to our vendor's Blio Support Center.

Check out the Axis 360 eBook Tutorial video on YouTube. Thanks to King County Library System (KCLS).

Use our Digital Media Support Form to request assistance. JGRLS support staff will respond to your question(s) in the order they are received.

Need more help getting started? Please check our Free Computer Class schedule page for additional dates and times.

Welcome to our Axis 360 Digital Media Library

Axis 360 - is a digital media platform that uses the free e-reading app Blio to provide access to eBooks and/or electronic media on Windows, iOS, and Android computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and e-readers.

The Jackson-George Regional Library System is pleased to offer this new lending service partially funded under the federal Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Mississippi Library Commission for the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Library cardholders can search for and check out free eBooks through the JGRLS public access catalog (PAC) or by going directly to the JGRLS
Axis 360 eBooks Library.

Getting started is "EASY" as 1, 2, 3 - Click the button

Getting started for the iPhone/iPad

From your device, open the App Store (You must have an Apple ID to access the App Store.)

Search for Blio

Tap FREE, INSTALL APP (You may be asked to create security questions to secure your Apple ID.)

Follow any download instructions, Tap OPEN

From your device, go to http://www.blio.com

Tap New Account (top right)

Register for a new Blio ID & password

When done, tap SUBMIT

Tap "Sign Out" and close the web browser

Log in to Axis 360 using your library card ID & PIN to check out eBook titles. (See "Download eBooks from Axis 360 instructions.")

Getting started for the Kindle Fire

From your device, tap Settings, then More.

Tap Device and then allow installation of Application.

Toggle switch to ON and tap OK.

Open your web browser.

Go to: http://bits.blioreader.com/ update.

Choose the link named KNFB Blio 3.0.1 PROD.apk.

Tap the number in the upper left of the Kindle. KNFB Blio 3.0.1 PROD.apk will begin downloading.

Tap the file KNFB Blio 3.0.1 PROD.apk.

Tap on Install in the grey area under the permissions.

Tap Done when Install is Complete.

From homepage carousel, tap Blio to launch the app.

Tap Create an account.

Fill out registration to create a Blio ID & password.

When done, tap Create account.

Log in to Axis 360 using your library card ID & PIN to check out eBook titles.

If you prefer more detailed instructions or a printer friendly version, click here.

Getting started for the Nook, Sony Reader & Kobo Family devices

From your computer, go to www.adobe.com/ cfusion/membership/

Click Create an Adobe Account

Complete the registration form

Write down your Adobe ID & password

Then go to www.adobe.com/ products/digitaleditions/

Install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) software on your PC

When done, activate ADE with your Adobe ID & password

Open Axis 360 and select & check out title in EPUB format (See instructions Download eBooks from Axis 360 below)

Download title to your computer

In ADE, transfer title to Nook via a USB cord

If you prefer more detailed instructions or a printer friendly version, click here.

Getting started - Download eBooks from Axis 360

  • Go to jgrls.axis360.baker-taylor.com
  • Enter title, author, or subject in search box
  • To search, click Search (magnifying) icon; and/or
  • To select eBook title, place cursor on book cover
  • Select applicable format: Blio (iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire); EPUB, PDF (Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo)
  • If you prefer a checkout period less than 21 days, Add to Checkout List
  • Click Ok to confirm
  • Click My Checkout List in the upper right corner
  • Place cursor over right end of lending period bar, click and slide to the left to modify due date to the desired loan period (minimum loan period is 1 day)
  • Scroll down screen to Confirm Checkout
  • If you prefer the maximum check out period of 21 days, click Checkout Now
  • Login, enter your library card ID and PIN
  • Login, enter your Blio account email address and password or activate ADE with your Adobe ID & password (If you did not create a Blio or ADE [Adobe Digital Editions] account, you must do this before you can check out an eBook title from the Magic Wall).
  • Successful check out confirmed, click Ok
  • Enter your Blio ID & password, and click Login
  • Click OK (the title will be delivered to your device)
  • To read, open Blio reader on your device (Get Books), Tap DONE
  • EPUB & PDF, Click Download to download the title to your computer
  • In ADE, transfer title to your device via a USB cord

If you do not see instructions for your eReader device on the BLIO download web page, please consult your instruction manual. Some eReader devices are not compatible with Blio.

Customers needing more detailed assistance should refer to the Magic Wall "Help" button at the top of the Axis 360 page. If you need additional help or these instructions need clarification, contact us by e-mail to ebooks@jgrls.org. We will respond to your questions in the order they are received.

Check out the Axis 360 video on YouTube for more information
(Thanks to Salinas Public Library & King County Library System).

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