eBooks & Digital Magazines
eBooks are available through most of the library's databases and subscription services. A few services provide eBooks for download and transferral to computers and portable device readers. The library provides eBooks in .PDF and .EPUB formats. A few services provide additional formats compatible with proprietary devices such as Amazon.com and Apple portable reading devices. (Review your device player's instruction manual for information regarding format compatibility.)
|OverDrive||eBooks on EBSCOhost||Freading|
|Aesop for Children||Free Gutenberg eBooks||Free Google eBooks|
|Free Open Library||Zinio Digital Magazines||Proquest Newsstand|
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OverDrive: Popular reading titles in fiction and nonfiction in .PDF, .EPUB and .OEPUB formats. Downloaded eBook files are playable on computers and portable devices. Additional download applications for reading may be required.
eBooks on EBSCO (formerly NetLibrary): EBSCO eBooks contains over 20,000 reference, nonfiction, literary criticism and travel books in .PDF format. Some EBSCO eBooks are available for checkout and download for reading on computers or portable devices.
Freading.com: Library Ideas' Freading.com offers tens of thousands of ebooks which are available anytime, anywhere. There is no download manager and users have simultaneous access to all titles. Sponsored by the Library of Virginia.
Aesop for Children: Read.gov's Aesop for Children contains the text of selected fables, color pictures, video, and interactive animations, and will be enjoyed by readers of any age. Sponsored by the Library for Congress.
Free Gutenberg eBooks via OverDrive: Browse the Library's selection of over 30,000 free downloadable eBooks provided by Project Gutenberg.
Free Google eBooks: Browse the Library's selection of over 30,000 free downloadable eBooks provided by Project Gutenberg.
Free Open Library eBooks: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. They have over 1,000,000 free eBook titles.
Zinio Digital Magazines: Full digital versions of popular magazines. The pages look as they appear in print. Some magazines include features like video, audio and live links. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device and read offline. Always available!
ProQuest Newsstand: ProQuest Newsstand currently contains over 48,000 journals, newspapers, magazines, books, and government publications. Each issue is indexed thoroughly to also include information contained on the various sections of the papers. (Requires Remote User Authentication for off-site patron access.)
Downloadable audio books (also listed as "eAudiobooks") are available through several library resources. Most downloadable audio books are available in .WMA (Windows Media Audio) and .MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer) compressed file formats in several of our vendors. (Review your device player's instruction manual for information regarding format compatibility.)
|Aesop for Children||Gale InfoTrac Databases||TumbleBook Library|
OverDrive: Popular reading titles in fiction, nonfiction and language learning materials. Downloaded audio files are playable on computers and portable device players.
OneClick Digital: OneClickdigital offers access to over 20,000 exclusive Recorded Books content, as well as thousands of titles from other publishers in the same easy to use interface. Downloading audiobooks has never been easier! Titles are iDevice and Kindle Fire compatible and most are multi-user accessible. Many with no holds!
Mango Languages: Language learning materials. Files can be downloaded onto computers for play & learn. Attaching a microphone will allow for speech and sound recognition learning. Files can also be downloaded to portable device players. Mango App available!
Read.gov for Children: Read.gov's Aesop for Children contains the text of selected fables, color pictures, video, and interactive animations, and will be enjoyed by readers of any age. Sponsored by the Library for Congress.
Gale InfoTrac Databases: Articles can be translated into more than 20 languages and either read through audio or can be downloaded in MP3 format to a computer.
TumbleBook: Select audio books can be played on the computer for read-along learning and pleasure reading.