ICPL has over 900 eBooks to choose from and the collection continues to grow. We recently added eBooks for children.
eBooks are taking the world by storm and for good reason. eBooks are easy to download, can be read on any computer and many portable devices, font sizes easily adjust, and many popular titles are available. What are the three things you need to know to 1 2 3 GO with eBooks? Access, Software and Devices.
Access: eBooks are available for free at overdrive.icpl.org for residents of Iowa City, rural Johnson County, Hills, University Heights and Coralville. Regardless of where you live, there is also free access to over 15,000 public domain eBook titles! Navigate to overdrive.icpl.org and scroll down to the bottom left-side of the page to access these titles.
Software: At overdrive.icpl.org users will find simple instructions for how to set-up a computer to work with eBooks. Basically you need access to the Internet and free Adobe Digital Editions software installed on your computer.
Devices: How do you want to read your eBook? eBooks can be read on any computer or transferred to a compatible eReader. If you are thinking about purchasing an eReader and want to read eBooks from ICPL, please check to make sure the device you choose is compatible with our eBook service.
Devices that are compatible with ICPL’s service include the Barnes & Noble nook, Sony eReader, Kobo eReader, and Pandigital Novel. The Kindle is not compatible. Android and iPhone/iTouch/iPad devices may become compatible in the future. Please check with the Library for updates.
If you are curious about eBooks, please call and we’ll help you discover a great eBook to read.
|The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||15|
|Dead in the Family||10|
|Sh*t My Dad Says||10|
|How to Knit a Wild Bikini||9|
|Alex Cross’s Trial||9|
|The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest||9|