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Coming Soon! Los Alamos County Libraries To Offer Expanded Service: Download Audiobooks and eBooks!

on April 19, 2012 - 8:40pm

MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY News:

Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere, starting May 7!

Los Alamos County Library System has expanded its services with audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s website.

Starting May 7, library card holders can check out and downloaddigital media anytime, anywhere by visiting http://lacnm.lib.overdrive.com

Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices.

Users will need to install free software: for audiobooks, OverDrive Media Console; for eBooks, Adobe Digital Editions.Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Kindle, Sony® Reader™, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go.

Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

Gwen Kalavaza, Electronic Services Manager, is enthusiastic about the new service: “Though we have had some downloadable materials for several years, this newly expanded service is easier to use, has access to best-selling eBook fiction titles, a broader selection of audiobooks, and is more mobile friendly-all things our patrons have requested!  And, to make it even easier, the library staff will be offering one-on-one How To Clinics two to three times per week so patrons can bring in their devices or find out how to get started using the downloadable service to best advantage. It all starts on May 7 when the service goes live.”

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks, and more, visit http://lacnm.lib.overdrive.com starting May 7.

About OverDrive
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. We deliver secure management, Digital Rights Management protection, and download fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, OH. www.overdrive.com

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