Connect your eBook reader and activate it with your Adobe ID
Check out your eBook(s) - use Open, not Save
Drag and drop it/them to your reader
You can now read your checked out book(s)
Adobe has released Digital Editions v 2.0. There are many improvements with viewing eBooks and activating devices. Be aware that the Loan Period banners may not show proper information, however.
For Sony Readers
OverDrive Media Console App
For iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Blackberries, Windows Phones, and nowNook devices, you can get the OverDrive Media Console app and download eBooks directly to your mobile device.
Bluefire Reader App
Also, if you have an iPad or iPhone, you can use the Bluefire Reader app to read your eBook(s), without sync! Simply e-mail your downloaded e-books to yourself (they have an .acsm extension) and open them with Bluefire using your Adobe ID.
Return Books Early
If you have version 2.3 or greater of the OverDrive Media Console app, you can now return eBooks early -