Electronic books, or 'eBooks', are digital copies of books, audio books, CDs, and DVDs that can be checked out and downloaded to your portable electronic device or personal computer.
The LibraryOnTheGo service is a collection of titles that have been made available for checkout by the Library. Items may be checked out online and then downloaded to your personal digital device, phone, or computer. eBooks can be returned early.
Three titles may be checked out at a time. Once an eBook has been checked out and downloaded, the eBook is available for use for one or two weeks, depending on the item. After the checkout period has expired, the item is automatically removed from the portable device.
To check out titles, you must have:
Find more information on accessing Library-On-The-Go here.
Videos showing how to setup your computer or mobile device can be found here.
Library-On-The-Go uses the OverDrive Media Console to view eBooks and play audiobooks. Download the Console from this link.
Barnes and Noble have online Nook Video Tutorials that will help with setting up and registering the Nook.
Barnes and Noble also offers several eBooks on how to check out library books using the Nook.
Amazon has some help for Kindle users on how to borrow library books. You will need to have your Amazon.com account setup and Kindle registered with that account.
3M Cloud Library: Compatible Devices
Download and Install Reader Applications
Checking out e-books - 14 day checkout
Download e-books to the 3M Cloud Library app and then transfer them to your Nook 1st edition, Nook SimpleTouch, Nook v. 1.41, or Kobo Reader by following these simple steps.
The Libby app is available for mobile devices.
To locate the Library's items, first select 'Rolling Prairie Digital Consortium' and then select 'West Sangamon Public Library'.
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