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Baens Books OverDrive

Baen’s Full Catalog of eBooks Coming to Public Libraries via OverDrive

As a fan of science fiction and fantasy books, this news story over at MobileRead caught my attention about how Baen’s ebooks are now available through OverDrive. As the first post notes, Toni Weisskopf, publisher of Baen Books, recently posted this on Baen’s Bar: “…just concluded a deal with Overdrive, a primary provider of ebooks […]

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Kobo Overdrive

Best eBook Readers for Reading Public Library eBooks

Someone sent an email yesterday asking what’s the best ebook reader for reading ebooks from public libraries and I thought that would be a good topic for a blog post. There are a few different library ebook services, including OverDrive, CloudLibrary, and Axis 360, but the most popular one is OverDrive. Personally I’ve only used […]

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Kobo Overdrive

How to Borrow Library eBooks on Kobo eReaders Using OverDrive

Kobo recently added OverDrive support to all the current Kobo models, a feature that was previously only available on the Kobo Aura One for the past two years. This is a big deal because it means that Kobo ereaders can now easily download free ebooks borrowed from public libraries directly to the device wirelessly without […]

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Kobo Adds Overdrive Integration to More Kobo eReaders with Update 4.10

This should make some folks happy. Kobo is rolling out a new software update, version 4.10, that adds Overdrive integration to more Kobo devices. This allows owners of Kobo ereaders to download free ebooks from public libraries directly to the device itself. Previously users were required to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer library ebooks […]

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Big Library Read

Big Library Read: Read Cowboy Pride for Free

OverDrive is doing another one of their Big Library Read promotions where you can checkout their selected ebook from public libraries without any wait lists or holds. This time around the selected title was voted on by OverDrive users, and it’s available for immediate download for the next two weeks from over 19,000 participating libraries. […]

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OverDrive Summer Read

OverDrive Summer Read Program Now Live with Free eBooks for Kids

Last week OverDrive kicked off their Summer Read program in the US and Canada that’s meant to encourage students to continue reading during the summertime while school is out. For the Summer Read program, OverDrive has a collection of ebooks available for both kids and young adults. There are four titles available for juveniles and […]

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Does OverDrive Still Work on Your Kobo Aura One?

One of the best features with the Kobo Aura One is the fact that it has OverDrive integration built-in to download library books directly from public libraries for free without having to use another device. Currently it’s the only Kobo ereader that offers that feature; all the rest require using a computer and Adobe Digital […]

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How to Use Multiple Libraries on Kobo Aura One

One of the unique features with the Kobo Aura One is its ability to search for and download library ebooks directly from the Kobo store for free. Other Kobo ebook readers and most ePub ereaders in general require using a computer to download library ebooks and Adobe Digital Editions to transfer them to the reader. […]

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