Electronic media is everywhere! Many electronic devices can read print e-books and play audiobooks, including iPads, iPhones, Android devices, PCs, Macs, and e-Readers such as the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook. Check out our collection of links for resources on how to get free and low-cost media for your device. For specific information on how to use these links with your device, please call us at (330) 425-4268 x2 or x4. One-on-one appointments with library staff are also available; please inquire.
- Clevnet Digital Library Connection - Now any CLEVNET cardholder may READ eBooks, LISTEN to Audio Books and Music, or VIEW Videos for FREE. There are never any overdue fees. All media will play on your PC or laptop as well as select portable devices (including some cell phones), and selected titles may be burned to a CD to play in your car. For troubleshooting help, call us at (330) 425-4268 x4, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for direct help from Cleveland Public Library. Make sure to log in with your card number to check out titles we have purchased specifically for Twinsburg Public Library users. This program is called OverDrive Advantage. Please note that your card must be in good standing to download material.
- COMING SOON FOR 2012: NEW Training materials! See below for 2012 device buying guides.
Free and Low-Cost Sites for Downloadable Media
- Books Should Be Free - Free audiobooks from the public domain. Read by volunteers - not trained audiobook readers.
- FSI Language courses
- Public domain language learning texts developed by the Foreign Service Institute.
- Gutenberg: The Audio Books Project - the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks). Listings are divided into two categories: Human-read and computer-generated audio books. Printed e-books for your e-reader are also available.
- Google Book Search - Download full copies of out-of-copyright books to read at your own pace. You're free to choose from a diverse collection of public domain titles -- from well-known classics to obscure gems. Google also has an online bookstore.
- LibriVox - Free audiobooks from the public domain. Read by volunteers - not trained audiobook readers.
- manybooks.net - Free eBooks in many formats for e-readers.
- Open Culture - Free audiobooks, online courses, podcasts, language lessons, and e-books.
- Open Library - Public domain eBooks, plus links to physical copies of items in libraries and bookstores.
- Many independent publishers and authors use this site to get their books out there for free or at a low cost. Find local authors, popular authors with out-of-print titles, and much more here.
- WOWIO - Readers download free ebooks and leading publishers are compensated by website advertising. Titles include graphic novels, classics, textbooks, popular fiction and non-fiction.
Got an e-Reader? Company Support
- Amazon Kindle
- Barnes and Noble Nook and the Nookbooks Store
- Google iriver Story HD
- Kobo and the Kobobooks Store
- Sony Reader
|holiday ebooks 2012.pdf||966.03 KB|
|E-Books for the Holidays 2012.pdf||1.3 MB|
|The New OverDrive 2013.pdf||2.63 MB|