George Saunders is a brilliant writer and widely unknown until this year. Tenth of December broke him out into the writing limelight with its wide critical acclaim and appeal. What I love about Saunders is that his stories start in everyday settings - suburban homes, dysfunctional workplaces, community fundraisers -...
The Digital Bookmobile is traveling coast to coast and making a special stop at the Virginia Village Branch Library. Denver Public Library has thousands of eBooks and audio eBooks just waiting to be downloaded.
At this free event readers of all ages will learn how to download eBooks and audio eBooks with instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a fully-loaded gadget gallery.
In the eMedia catalog, after performing a search or choosing a subject, select “Additional titles” to search or browse the complete collection of eBooks and audio eBooks available for the library to purchase. You can recommend up to 30 titles per year for the library to purchase.
If a title is not listed in “Available titles” it is not available in digital format for libraries. When you recommend a title, you’ll be given the option to be placed on the hold list or to be notified that the title was purchased. At this time, we are unable to notify you if a recommendation is not purchased.
Use “Buy it Now” to purchase your own copy of an eBook or audio eBook you’d like to own, or don’t want to wait for. Any purchases made using a Buy it link from Denver Public Library’s eMedia site will support the library.
Borrowing eBooks and audio eBooks from the library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color. Last week, Barnes & Noble added the OverDrive Media Console app to the NOOK Apps storefront. This NOOK app enables users to wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.
Visit the NOOK Apps storefront to install the free OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is in the midst of a multi-year study of the changing role of public libraries in the digital age. If you check out or download eBooks from the library, they'd love for you to take their online survey and tell them about your experiences. The survey will be confidential your identity will not be shared.
The birthday celebration continues tonight, Monday, March 12 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman with Monica Kadillak teaching us how to make Homemade Ice Cream and Toppings! Come get great ideas for your next sundae! Recipes and samples included!
Reading eBooks on your trusty device is all the rage!
For everyone who reads or listens to eBooks or audio eBooks on your iPhone, iPad or iPod: With the upgrade to iOS 5, you'll need to update your Overdrive Media Console. This affects just about everyone using an Apple device, whether you're downloading directly or downloading audio to Windows and then transferring. Update Overdrive Media Console now.
Question of the week: How do I return an eBook early?
Use the same technology you used to download the book.