Saturday, July 17, 2010

SSC Library Adds eBooks to Their Collection

The South Sioux City Public Library is proud to announce that they have added ebooks to their list of services available to library patrons. Patrons who own eReaders can now download ebooks through the4 Nebraska Overdrive Libraries, the same service the library uses to provide digital audiobook downloads.

Librarians throughout the state of Nebraska have heard the voices of their patrons and have responded with a lineup of books that are compatible with several formats. The following are a series of computers, laptops, and netbooks:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows XP SP2
  • Windows 2000 SP4
  • Mac OS® X v10.6
  • Mac OS X v10.5
  • Mac OS X v10.4.10

The ebooks in the Nebraska Overdrive Libraries collection are compatible with the following ereaders:

  • Barnes & Noble nook™ 3G+Wi-Fi
  • Barnes & Noble nook Wi-Fi
  • Kobo™ eReader
  • Sony Reader Daily Edition™
  • Sony Reader Pocket Edition™
  • Sony Reader PRS-505
  • Sony Reader Touch Edition™

Some of the newest ebook titles are:

  • This Time Together by Carol Burnett
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by James Ford
  • All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
  • Return to Sender by Julie Alvarez &
  • Private Life by Jane Smiley

All South Sioux City Public Library patrons with a valid library card are able check out up to four titles at a time. If you would like more information on the ebooks available through the Nebraska Overdrive Libraries, contact Dan Nieman or by phone 402-494-7545.

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