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Get Help!

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The Downloadables Support page will help you get answers to questions like "What device should I buy," "How do I use Overdrive," and "Where do I get help when I'm having trouble with my device?"

Click above to find:

  • device-specific video tutorials, downloadable guides and support resources
  • Overdrive help
  • information on one-on-one appointments
  • information on upcoming classes

 

Reference Ebooks

We offer a couple of collections of ebooks that are primarily non-fiction. Topics include business, self-help, religion, economics, history, etc.

Ebooks from EBSCOhost

Gale Virtual Reference Library

For more research help, go to our Research Resources page.

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks logo Tumblebooks storybooks for kids are now available for the iPad!

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

Click here to go to the storybooks page and click on the "iPad" button above each title to begin watching!

Free ebooks and audiobooks

There are many sources of free ebooks and audiobooks. Most are public domain (no longer subject to copyright) but there are some places to find free original content.

Hoopla Downloadable Video & Music

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Now you can enjoy music from Hoopla along with the downloadable movies, television and other videos!

  • The load period for music albums is 7 days.
  • The load period for videos is 3 days.
  • You can watch or listen to up to 10 items per month.

You can watch videos on your PC via a browser, or on your Android (4.0/Gingerbread) or iOS devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch) (7.1). Hoopla can also be run on Kindle Fire HDX tablets using slideme.org: click on this link and then find the instructions under the "Kindle Fire" menu item.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Freegal Downloadable Music

freegal app icon Freegal provides downloadable music from Sony Music Entertainment, and includes music from labels like Arista, RCA and Columbia. You can download three mp3 songs per week (starting each Monday).

The songs are DRM-free, which means you can play them on any device that plays mp3s: your iPod, your phone, that mp3 player in your junk drawer, it's up to you!

Freegal also has an app, available for both Android and iOS devices.

How it works:

  • Click on the Freegal logo above.
  • Log in using your library card number (all characters, no spaces)
  • Accept the end user licensing agreement
  • Browse by category, or search for specific artists.
  • When you find a song you like, click "download now" and save it to your computer.

Overdrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Overdrive app iconWPPL offers ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive. Click here to download ebooks and audiobooks.

You can download ebooks for a range of ereaders, like the Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader or Barnes and Noble Nook and many others.

Overdrive also offers apps for Apple devices (iPhone, iPad), Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone.

We also offer audiobooks that will play on many devices.

To use Overdrive, all you need is a valid library card.

Do you have a question about whether your device will work with our ebooks/audiobooks? Check out Overdrive's Device Resource Center

For help, check out our Downloadables Support page, or or call the Popular Materials desk at (440)250-5462.