How-To Guides

NEW! This page will offer all sorts of instructions for using library resources, especially from the website when you are not always able to ask us. Please do let us know if you would like to see a guide that isn't here yet.

Add the PINES Icon to Your Phone Print E-mail
How-To Guides - Online Services

Mobile Site

The PINES catalog has been optimized for use on most smartphones and mobile devices. Rather than requiring you to download and install an app, simply open your phone's web browser and go to The site will recognize that your screen is smaller than normal and adjust itself automatically to display better on your screen. You will be able to search for books, access your account, place holds, and more, just like you can do from a computer.

Add the PINES Icon to Your Phone

Did you know that most phones will allow you to add a web site as an icon on your screen so that you can get back to it at the touch of a button? Different mobile devices have different ways of doing this, and here are instructions for several common devices.

Zinio - Our New Online Magazine Service Print E-mail
How-To Guides - Online Services
Stack of magazinesWith Zinio, your Chestatee Library card, and a compatible eReader or Internet access, you can download and view a huge collection of popular periodicals free of charge! A printable set of illustrated instructions are available to help you get started. You may also call or visit the library for assistance.
Using Library E-Books Print E-mail
How-To Guides - Online Services

Your library can help you enjoy your e-devices! Are you new to borrowing e-books? Did you receive an e-reader or smartphone for Christmas?

How To Get Library Books For Your:


Android Device


Nook Classic

Nook Color/Tablet

We will be publishing more how-to guides so check back if your type of device is not listed yet. You may also call for assistance with our e-book services. 

This service is brought to you by Georgia Download Destination and Overdrive.