Tag Archives: library ebooks
Free Zinio Magazines

Have You Tried Any Free Digital Magazines From Public Libraries Yet?

Last week I posted an article about how it’s now possible to get dozens—even hundreds—of digital magazines through Zinio for free from public libraries. You can download as many magazines titles as you want for free, and you never have to return them. It sounds too good to be true, but I’ve tried it out […]

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Harry Potter Library eBooks

Harry Potter eBooks Arrive at Libraries Today for Free Download

Harry Potter ebooks and audiobooks officially became available for purchase for the first time two days ago and now they have arrived at school and public libraries as well. All you need is a valid library card to check out Harry Potter ebooks and audiobooks for free. The entire ebook series sells for $57.54 bundled […]

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Harry Potter eBooks

Harry Potter eBooks Coming to Libraries; A Good Sign eBook Release Day is Near

For all you Harry Potter fans—there are only about 400 million or so—OverDrive announced that they’ve come to an agreement with Pottermore to be the exclusive distributor of Harry Potter ebooks and audiobooks to public libraries and schools. This means that in the very near future—preliminary signs are pointing to April 30th—library patrons will be […]

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Reader WiFi Browser Landscape

Sony Reader Wi-Fi Web Browser and Library eBooks Review (Video)

Below is a ten minute video review showing the web browser on the Sony PRS-T1 Reader Wi-Fi, along with how the library book integration works. I already covered the details of the web browser on the second page of the Reader Wi-Fi review so I won’t repeat them again here, but I will discuss how […]

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Kindle Library eBooks

Tutorial: Kindle Library eBooks, Everything You Need To Know (Video)

Now that the Kindle and Kindle apps for Android, iPad, and other mobile devices can get free ebooks from libraries, it’s time for an in-depth tutorial that explains everything you need to know about Kindle library ebooks. Library ebooks aren’t new. Other devices have had that perk for a long time. But the Kindle does […]

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Library eBooks for Non-Residents: Where to Get eBooks if Your Library is Lacking

Here’s a list of public libraries that offer library cards to non-residents so that you can barrow library ebooks for a Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, or a multitude of other devices even if your local library doesn’t have ebooks or if it is lacking in selection and availability. This list comes from the How To […]

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Kindle Library Books Now Officially Available at 11,000 Public Libraries

Today Amazon officially announced the launch of library ebooks on the Kindle and Kindle apps at 11,000 libraries across the United States. The story of library ebooks on the Kindle already broke two days ago when a couple of Seattle libraries started listing a section for Kindle ebooks.

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Kindle Library eBooks

Public Library eBooks for Kindle Now Available, Check Your Library

Amazon and OverDrive have quietly started rolling out Kindle ebook lending from public libraries, albeit in Beta. Even though there hasn’t been any official announcement yet, some public libraries have already started lending ebooks for the Kindle. The image to the left hails from the Seattle Public Library; several other libraries are starting to list […]

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Kindle Library Books: Kindle to Get Library Lending via OverDrive

Somewhere a pig is flying. Amazon announced today that the Kindle and Kindle reading apps will soon be getting support for library books through a service called OverDrive, which currently provides access to over 11,000 libraries in the United States with support for just about every ebook reader but the Kindle. The press release also […]

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OverDrive

OverDrive’s BlackBerry App Gets EPUB Library eBooks

OverDrive, a company that works with more than 13,000 libraries worldwide to bring library ebook and audiobooks to portable devices and computers, has updated their BlackBerry app to add support for EPUB library ebooks, just in time for the upcoming release of the BlackBerry PlayBook.

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