What are eBooks?

An e-book (short for electronic book and also known as a digital book, ebook, and eBook) is an e-text that forms the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed book, sometimes restricted with a digital rights management system.


What is an MP3 Audiobook?

An MP3 audiobook is an audiobook that has been optimized for download.  MP3 audiobooks are compatible with many different devices including many cell phones, PDAs, and most portable music devices.


How can I see titles that are available for check out right now?

Use the 'Advanced Search' page. To display all of the titles that are available for check out right now, check the 'Only show titles with copies available' box on the 'Advanced Search' page. You can also further narrow your search, by Subject or Format, for example.


Does the library loan E-readers for eBooks?

Yes! e-readers are available to check out. Currently, we loan the Sony E-Reader which is pre-loaded with a variety of titles. The E-Reader includes an instructional manual, one AC adapter (w/ 2 cords) and comes in a plastic zipper case.

The Grand County Library District also features Overdrive in the library catalog with a diverse listing of titles to download to your personal e-reader.


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