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Creating an Adobe ID

  1. Go to Adobe sign-in page.

  2. Click Get an Adobe ID


  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.


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 Aldiko Book Reader

Other free applications are also available. Feel free to try them out.

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

    You can also directly download the application.

    Ios appstore

  2. In the search box in the upper right corner, type in Aldiko and tap on the search result.

    Ios aldiko recherche

  3. Tap on the Get button, and then on Install.

    1. Ios aldiko obtenir
    2. Ios aldiko installer
  4. When the installation is complete, press Open to start the app.

    Ios aldiko ouvrir

  5. When the app opens, tap Log in and connect using your Facebook or Google account. You can also create an account using your email address with the Log in with Email option.

    1. Ios aldiko welcome screen
    2. Ios aldiko sso screen
  6. Tap on Skip. Then tap on Profile at the bottom of the screen.

    1. Ios aldiko addbook skip screen
    2. Ios aldiko get books screen
  7. Once in your account, choose Settings. In the settings menu, tap on DRM Accounts.

    1. Ios aldiko account screen
    2. Ios aldiko settings
  8. Choose the Adobe ID account, enter your Adobe ID (email and password) and select Save.

    1. Ios aldiko adeid
    2. Ios aldiko adeid activated

You have successfully configured your device to read ebooks. You will no longer need to perform these steps every time.

Checking out and opening an ebook in Aldiko Book Reader

  1. In your device's Internet browser, find the book you want to borrow on Yellowhead Regional Library.

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


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


    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 download window, select More. When a menu appears, tap Import with Aldiko. You may have to scroll a little to find the option.

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    2. Ios aldiko open in
  5. The ebook will open in Aldiko Book Reader in the Bookshelf section.

    Ios aldiko library screen

Returning an ebook borrowed with Aldiko Book Reader

  1. In your Aldiko Book Reader's bookshelf, press and hold the title you wish to return until a menu appears. After, select Return and confirm your action.

    1. Ios aldiko book menu
    2. Ios aldiko return book confirmation

Within a few minutes the selected ebook will be removed from your bookshelf.