eBooks

1) Is it compatible with my device?
Click "Yes" for instructions on setting up your device.
  RBdigital
Audio
Overdrive Audio  Overdrive eBooks OpenLib
eBooks 
Safari eBooks 
eMags
Apple  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle Fire Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle eReader No No Yes No No No
Nook, Sony, Kobo, etc. eReaders No No Yes Yes No No
PC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mac Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chromebook No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

2) Visit the collection site, sign up and search

R B Digital logo
RBdigital – Over 5,500 eAudiobooks.  
3 week checkout period.  Menlo Park Library card # (29044...) required.
Overdrive logo
Overdrive - New, popular eBooks and eAudiobooks.  
3 week checkout period.
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OpenLibrary - Large collection of older, more obscure books.
2 week checkout for Lending Library eBooks; no limit on public domain
  • Click Sign Up and create username/password to join eBook Lending Library, and get 200,000 books published in 20th century
  • No login required for 1,000,000 eBooks in public domain (most published before the 20th century)
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Safari - IT books from O'Reilly, Que, SAMS, etc.
No checkout, must be read in browser.  
  • Log in with your PLS library card number to read eBooks online
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eMagazines - Current magazine issues, full screen and in full color, from RBdigital and Flipster