Flora Public Library to Offer Download Audiobooks, eBooks, Music and Video
Library Director, Donna L. Corry says "This is an exciting new service (OverDrive) that will meet the digital needs of our patrons." OverDrive - Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere.
(Flora, IL) – Beginning June 1, Flora Public Library will expand its services with audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video, available to download from the library’s website. Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting http://silibraries.lib.overdrive.com The library is one of sixteen members of the Southern Illinois Libraries on the Go consortium that have joined together to offer digital downloads to their patrons, with another two libraries soon to join. Patrons may start using OverDrive on June 1.
Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices. Users will need to install free software. For audiobooks, music, and video: OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks, users will need Adobe® Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® Reader™, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
“This is an exciting new service that will meet the digital needs of our patrons. OverDrive is working with Amazon to allow downloads to Kindles in the future,” said Library Director, Donna Corry.
This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with their library card and an established personal identification number (PIN). To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks, and more, visit http://silibraries.lib.overdrive.com For more information, contact the library at 618-662-6553 or visit the website at www.florapubliclibrary.org
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, OH. www.overdrive.com
Flora Public Library
216 North Main Street
Flora, IL 62839-1510