eBooks and audioBooks


Virtual Library during Closure

Last Updated 2020/03/17

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eBooks, audioBooks and eMagazines

Last Updated 2021/01/20

Sometimes you just can’t fit all the books you want to read in your bag, or perhaps you want to listen to an audiobook while you’re gardening or jogging.  Ebooks and downloadable audiobooks are a great solution and here are some places you can download them from.  It’s absolutely free, all you need is your library card


eBook Websites

Last Updated 2019/02/06

Here’s a list of websites offering eBooks for download and online reading. 30,000 free books online. Great Literature.org: The online literature library – unabridged. Novel resource guide and literature. Planet Publish Free PDF books. Free online literature and study guides. Online Books, Poems, Short Stories. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus and hundreds more. Shakespeare’s Sonnets: A comprehensive


Finding and Borrowing Items & Placing Holds

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Finding & Borrowing eBooks & audioBooks Read Overdrive’s instructions to learn how to find and borrow items. Placing Holds How to place a hold How to check out a title on hold that has become available How to remove a hold *Please note that the eBook collection is hosted on a Third Party website with


audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Using Libby to Download an eBook MP3 vs WMA audioBooks are available in 2 different formats: MP3 and WMA. MP3: Compatible with most devices, including Mac and Windows computers Can be transferred to iPod or other compatible music players Can be downloaded directly to mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) using the OverDrive Media


Transferring eBooks to an eReader (Kobo, Nook or other compatible device)

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Check the compatibility of your eReader to ensure it’ll work with Library To Go. Make sure you’ve downloaded Adobe Digital Editions to your computer. Authorize Your eReader: Skip to Step 3 if you’ve already authorized your reader with your computer. Connect your device to your computer. Open Adobe Digital Editions. Follow any instructions on your


eBooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2019/01/29

You can view eBooks on your computer either through your browser, through your free Libby app, your free Overdrive app, or by downloading the title to your computer using Adobe Digital Editions. View an overview video of how to borrow eBooks. Using Libby to Download an eBook Using Library2Go to Download an eBook In your


eBooks: Downloading to a Tablet or Smartphone

Last Updated 2019/01/29

You can download eBooks and audioBooks directly to your tablet or smartphone the Libby app – there’s no need for a computer.  Check this list of compatible devices. Using Libby to Download an eBook Go to these pages which explain how to download to your specific device: Android Kobo Tablets iPhone/iPad Windows For further help:


About Library To Go

Last Updated 2019/01/29

Find out more: About the Service Compatible Devices eBooks: Downloading to a Computer Downloading to a Tablet or Smartphone Transferring eBooks to an eReader (Kobo, Nook or other compatible device) audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer Finding and Borrowing Items & Placing Holds


Tech Help

Last Updated 2021/06/05

  Limited In-Person Technology Training Sessions Are Now Available! Please see below for booking instructions.   To determine the technology help options available to you, please leave a message with your name and contact information at (250) 426-4063 ext. 1009  or send an email to gcaouette@cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca. Our Technology Trainer will be in touch. Alternative Technology