Basic features of the ebook reader

To open the ebook reader, select Read next to a book.

To turn the page, click or tap the right or left edge of the ebook.

As long as you have an internet connection, you can close the ebook and reopen it where you left off.

Ebook reader features

You'll see many of the ebook reader features across the bottom of the screen:

  • Select table of contents icon to open the table of contents. From there, click or tap a section to jump to that part of the ebook.
  • Select the search icon to look for a word or phrase within the ebook. You can also see and rerun your recent searches.
  • Select navigation icon to open the navigation view.
  • Select annotation icon to view and print your annotations.
  • Select highlight to turn on highlighter mode.
  • On larger screens, you can also:
    • Select print icon to print the current page or section.
    • Select settings icon to change your reading settings:
      • Lighting: Choose Light (black text on a white background), Sepia (dark red text on a tan background), Dark (light gray text on a black background), or High contrast (white text on a black background, with yellow accents).
      • Book appearance: Choose a preset design, or select Custom if you want to change the font, justification, line spacing, and text weight.
      • Text scale: Increase or decrease the size of the text in the ebook.
      • Font, Text weight, Column layout, Text alignment, and Line spacing: Fine-tune the appearance of the ebook. If you adjust any of these settings, the Book appearance setting will automatically switch to "Custom."

Along the top of the screen, you can:

  • Select X to close the book.
  • Select the bookmark icon to place a bookmark.
  • Select menu to open the menu.

The menu

You'll find the menu icon () in the top-right corner of the ebook reader.

In the menu, you can:

  • Open a guide to keyboard commands.
  • View your Bookmarks.
  • Change your reading settings. Learn more about the different reading settings above.
  • (Browser only) Print the current page or section.
  • See a list of your recent places in the ebook in your History.
  • Close the ebook.