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E-Books

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OverDrive - downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for your devices.

cloudLibrary™ - downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for Liverpool card holders

Hoopla - eBooks, audiobooks, comic books in addition to music and video

Downloadable ebooks also can be found in the Polaris Catalog; select Limit By: Downloadable Ebooks

Welcome to the New Cloud Library

Changes for Cloud Library - new name, still easy and quick access to eBooks. Audiobooks now available, too!

IsChanging C 475x200The cloudLibrary makes borrowing eBooks and Audiobooks fast and easy. Liverpool Public Library is the first library in New York State to offer the 3M Cloud Library, now cloudLibrary by Bibliotheca®, to its patrons.

To get started, you will need to download the free Cloud Library app for your device. For more information, visit the cloudLibrary Help Page.
TIP: When prompted for your User Name, enter your 14 digit library card number.
When prompted for your Password, enter your 4 digit PIN
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Do you have a wireless device with the cloudLibrary app on it?
You can use any "Search" catalog in the library to browse Liverpool's cloudLibrary collections and check out or reserve items. You can also select and check out cloudLibrary titles from the Polaris Catalog. The next time you launch the cloudLibrary app on your wireless device, your selections will appear, ready to read. You don't even have to have the device with you to make your selection from the Discovery Station.

Patrons may check out up to 6 eBooks or Audiobooks at a time from cloudLibrary. Titles are checked out for a 21 day loan period, but may be returned early at any time. A patron may have up to 10 cloudLibrary titles on hold at one time. When a hold list item becomes available, it remains reserved for a 3 day period, awaiting checkout by the person who placed the hold.

 

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Checking Out OverDrive E-Books

OverDrive Catalog of Downloadables

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The OverDrive Digital collection includes currently popular e-books in epub, Kindle, and pdf formats, and audiobooks. You can download the e-books and check them out on your library card just like a regular book. The books can be read on many mobile devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, and Android. They can be transferred to many ereader devices, such as the Kindle, iPad, the Barnes & Noble NOOK, and the Kobo eReader to name a few. 

OverDrive's app for mobile devices (including iPhone® / iPad® / iPod touch®, Kindle Fire,  Android ™, & Windows Phone 7/8) supports eBooks and Audiobooks.

Audiobook Download Help  -   OverDrive Ebook Download Help

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Kindle Users: Checkout from OverDrive

Kindle and Kindle App Users: 
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With your library card and PIN, browse the OverDrive Digital Collection and check out items for 1, 2 or 3 week loan periods. Use your Amazon.com account to redeem your checkouts for free from the Amazon website. 
Wi-Fi connection (not 3G) is required for wireless delivery from Amazon to your reading device. 
You will need a USB connector and computer if your Kindle is not Wi-Fi capable.
Due to publisher restrictions, some titles may not be wirelessly delivered to your device and instead require USB transfer from your computer to your device. These restricted titles also may not be accessed on Kindle reading applications.

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Need help with downloadable eBooks or Audiobooks?

The Liverpool Public Library has two downloadable eBook services:

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OverDrive: Downloadable ebooks
and audiobooks for your devices.

Content available for Liverpool card holders only...
Downloadable ebooks from Cloud Library

Have you checked Mr. G's Tech Tips?

To get help from a librarian:

Visit the library and ask for our flyers on downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

If you find that you need some extra help checking out and downloading these materials,ebook-angelweb request a one-on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. Appointments for one-on-one download help are required: call (315)457-0310 ext 139
Appointments are available: Monday through Friday • 10am – 5:30 pm

Instructional information for Cloud Library:

  • How to get started (you must have a Liverpool OCPL library card)
  • Special instructions for Kindle Fire users
    (Sorry, other Kindle models are not supported by Cloud Library at this time. Kindle users will find eBooks in the OverDrive Digital Library.)
  • How to get the Cloud Library Reader Apps
  • Tutorial videos and Frequently Asked Questions on the Cloud Library Support site

 

Instructional information for OverDrive Digital Library:

For online help with library eBook downloads: