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 or MAC

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


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.

Patrons 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 clymer@clymerlibrary.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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