Category Archives: e-books

Still Waiting to Try? Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, Music, and Video Anytime, Anywhere

Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home Manchester District Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic eBooks, audiobooks, music and video available 24/7 from the library’s digital collection, and browsing the collection is as easy as clicking … Continue reading

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NPR’s Morning Edition Does Series On Libraries

NPR’s signature morning program has begun doing a series on libraries. First, on Andrew Carnegie; a ruthless businessman whose generosity spread knowledge and its buildings throughout America.   Second, on the on-going cold war between libraries and publishers on the … Continue reading

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Nook owners celebrate!

Excellent news for our library patrons with Nook devices (the Tablet, Color, and new HD) — you can now download an OverDrive app that allows you to search for, check out, and read library ebooks all on your device. In … Continue reading

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iPad tips and tricks

Click through to view this simple slide show with special information for iPad users:

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a message about ebooks

Did you know that only 2 of the “Big 6” publishers will sell ebooks to libraries? It’s true! The other publishers refuse to sell libraries ebooks under any circumstances. Of the two that do sell ebooks to libraries, one company … Continue reading

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NEW to the library!

Cool new non-fiction:        And Harry Potter! Now available in both ebook and digital audio formats through OverDrive! Visit Download Destination for more information. You’ll need your library card number and PIN to check them out.

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library ebooks for your Nook

Last winter, the new Nook Tablet got a lot of press. There were a lot of articles about how it was a nice, affordable, Android-based tablet, allowing users to download and install apps for a variety of things. Library staff … Continue reading

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OverDrive tips and tricks

If you’re new to the library’s ebook service and web site, called Download Destination, here are a few sources that might be helpful: Library eBooks 101 Slide Show  Step-by-Step Guides These two documents, created by Circulation Supervisor Kathleen Dimond, are … Continue reading

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where to find free ebooks?

As ebooks grow more popular, the demand on the library’s ebook catalog (currently provided through OverDrive at http://tln.lib.overdrive.com) rises. If you’re the owner of a new Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader, you may’ve noticed that a lot of the library … Continue reading

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OverDrive login woes

We found out yesterday that our digital users weren’t able to log onto OverDrive over the weekend. This was due to a server error on OverDrive’s end, and has since been fixed. If you’re still having trouble logging onto OverDrive, … Continue reading

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