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​Getting​ Started with Axis 360​

Borrow the hottest new titles and more with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – some not available from other platforms – to read or listen to on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

See what Axis 360 is about!​

​Getting Started​​

You'll need your Phoenix Public Library card and a computer or device with an Internet connection. Don't have a library card? Get one today.

What's NEW?

Axis 360 is now a digital Best Picks Collection.  You'll find the most popular authors, as well as titles you can't get anywhere else. 

  • ​Axis 360 titles cannot be placed on hold
  • Axis 360 titles cannot be renewed
  • 3 Items per card at one time​
  • 2 week checkout

Browse the Collection

  • Go to the Axis 360 website
  • Browse or search.
    • Search by title, author, or subject
    • Use the symbols e (for eBooks) or the headphones (for Audiobooks) to browse for a particular format

Create an Account

​To check out items, you must sign in. You will be prompted to enter your library card number. ​If this is your first time using Axis 360, a form will appear, prompting you to create an account. You'll need to input your name and email address. 

Check Out

  • Click on a cover image to see more about a title. 
  • Click Checkout to borrow an item. 
  • Borrowed items will appear under "My Stuff," along with items in your wishlist.
  • Within the app, the eBook will begin to download automatically.  To read your eBook on a PC, you'll want to install the Axis 360 Desktop Reader. 

Axis 360 App and Reader

​​Download these BRAND NEW apps from ​the Apple App Store or Google Play. ​​​If you used the Axis Reader, Blio or Acoustik apps previously, please delete them from your devices first.  Your borrowed items will still be on your account.

Axis 360 for iOS, Kindle or Android - an all-in-one app for mobile devices. The Axis 360 app does not work with E-Ink Kindle devices such as the original Kindle and the Kindle Paperwhite.  Use it to search for items in the collection, check out, read eBooks and listen to eAudio. Items downloaded to the Axis360 app are not available to be synced with other devices. Find the right app for your device in the App Zone.​ 

Axis 360 Desktop Reader

​The Axis 360 Desktop Reader contains items checked out from the Axis 360 website or the app.  Install the Desktop Reader on your Windows PC to read eBooks. Download the Desktop Reader from the App Zone. ​

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