Access cloudLibrary to borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, and comics on your e-reader, smartphone, and computer. 

cloudLibrary Overview


Get started on a device

  1. Download the app from the app store logo App StoreGoogle Play Store icon Google Play Store or the Amazon appstore logo Amazon App Store
  2. Open the app and tap select language - the default in English. Tap anywhere on the screen to confirm or scroll through the options to select your preferred language.
  3. Tap on each box to select country (Canada), select Region (Peterborough), and select library (Peterborough Public Library) then tap next
  4. Take a moment to read the End User License Agreement, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. Then tap accept.
  5. Enter your Library Card number and PIN and tap login 

Get Started on a computer

  1.  Access cloudLibrary on your computer

  2. Click on the green login button in the top right corner
  3. Enter your library card number and PIN and click login
  4. Take a moment to read the End User License Agreement, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. Then click accept.
 Transferring titles to an eReader
Before you get started, check to see if you already have Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.

If you do not:

  • Download and install Adobe Digital Editions to your computer for Windows or Mac. Check your computer to see if you already have it installed.
  • Visit the Adobe site and click create an account to get an Adobe ID. Enter your name, email address, password, date of birth. Click create account. The email address will be the Adobe ID. 

Once you have an account:

  1. Check the Adobe authorization on your Kobo device. This can be found in your device's settings under accounts. If the authorization is your library card number or an email address you do not use, tap deauthorize
  2. Open Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
  3. Connect your Kobo to a USB port. Tap connect to computer on your Kobo screen
  4. Click help and then authorize computer on the menu bar at the top of Adobe Digital Editions.
  5. Click the gear icon on the left side menu and click authorize device. Click authorize device again.
  6. Log into cloudLibrary through your browser. Click the green login button in the top right corner and enter your library card and PIN. Click login, review the terms of use and click accept.
  7. Find the title you want to transfer and click the green borrow button beside it.
  8. Click on My Books and then click the link Download for Offline Reading located below the book jacket cover.
  9. In Adobe Digital Editions, click File and Add to Library on the top menu. Navigate to the downloads folder on your computer and open the downloaded eBook.
  10. Click Library to return to the main collection page of Adobe Digital Editions.
  11. Right-click on the book jacket cover, mouse over to Copy to Computer/Device and then click KOBO eReader.

You can now disconnect your KOBO eReader using the safely remove hardware icon on the taskbar of your computer.

Good to know


  • The Featured shelf contains new and popular material that may need to be placed on hold using an email address.
  • The Browse shelf enables you to find books based on subject interests.
  • The Filters option enables you to search for books that are available now, all titles in the library’s collection, or titles that may be suggested for purchase.

If you used the cloudLibrary desktop app before and did not log-out, Adobe Digital Editions will have an authorization that uses your library card number.

This should be replaced with your Adobe ID and password.

To do this:

  1. login to the cloudLibrary desktop app and logout.
  2. In Adobe Digital Editions, click help and then authorize computer.
  3. Enter your Adobe ID, password, and then click authorize.
Need some Help?

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  • Be sure that your internet is working
  • Check that you have no library membership account issues, such as fees owing, or an expired membership requiring renewal
  • Log out of app, shut down device completely, reboot device, and then re log in to the app. This should accommodate any necessary application updates
  • Ensure your operating system and/or device are not out of date or unable to support the app
  • Uninstall app and reinstall app, followed by a restart of your device