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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2013. There were more than 46,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded from both our website and… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library October 2013

By written by Peter SM    November 12, 2013   

You've asked for it and now it's finally happened. Beginning this week you will be able to renew your downloadable Free Library ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. … continue reading Overdrive renewals are here at last!

By written by Jamie W.    October 9, 2013    3

Last week we learned that Penguin Books (which recently merged with Random House Books to form Penguin Random House) will once again make their ebooks available to libraries. Penguin has also… continue reading Penguin Ebooks Once Again Available to Libraries

By written by Jamie W.    October 2, 2013    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in September 2013. There were more than 44,450 ebooks checked out and downloaded from both our website… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library September 2013

By written by Peter SM    October 2, 2013   

Apple released iOS 7 yesterday and many of  Apple users may have upgraded their device(s) or will be upgrading in the near future. Overdrive reported today that there is glitch with thier… continue reading Overdrive App and iOS 7

By written by Jamie W.    September 19, 2013    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in August 2013. There were more than 47,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! The… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library August 2013

By written by Peter SM    September 4, 2013    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in July 2013. There were more than 54,300 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! The following… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library July 2013

By written by Peter SM    August 6, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in June 2013. Taking the top spot for the month was Neil Gaiman's newest novel The Ocean at the End… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library June 2013

By written by Peter SM    July 9, 2013   

Many of our ebook readers have already discovered Freading. It's a great alternative to our Overdrive collection with a wide selection of titles from a growing list of publishers. Freading… continue reading Now Get Even More from Freading!

By written by Jamie W.    June 7, 2013    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in May 2013. We may actually need to re-name this the "Top James Patterson ebooks List" this month, as the… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library May 2013

By written by Peter SM    June 4, 2013   

OverDrive will release an updated version of the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) mobile app for iOS and Android (v2.6.5) on Tuesday, May 28. This change will effect people who use the Overdrive app… continue reading Updated Overdrive Mobile Apps Coming Tuesday 5/28/13

By written by Jamie W.    May 23, 2013    2

See update to this story (10/2/2013) Yesterday, we were pleased to learn that Hachette, one of the “Big 6” publishers in the United States, will now sell their full catalog of ebook… continue reading Publishers Warming to Library Ebook Lending

By written by Jamie W.    May 2, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in April 2013. There were more than 850 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! This following list… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library April 2013

By written by Peter SM    May 1, 2013   

We’re so excited to announce the launch of the Virtual Free Library at Suburban Station, an awesome undertaking made possible by the Free Library and our partners at Dunkin’ Donuts,… continue reading Announcing the Virtual Library at Suburban Station

By written by Michelle S.    April 2, 2013    5

Let's say there's a hot new bestseller tearing up the New York Times list.  It's everywhere, in the libraries, the books stores, at fancy displays by the grocery… continue reading Why Can't I Find All the eBooks and Audiobooks I Want at the Free Library?

By written by Jamie W.    December 21, 2012    5

The Free Library of Philadelphia offers a large number of downloadable audiobooks in our Overdrive , OneClick Digital , and Hoopla collections.  Downloading audiobooks is simple,… continue reading Downloading Audiobooks from the Free Library

By written by Jamie W.    December 19, 2012    20

While Nook tablets like the Nook Color, Nook HD, or Nook HD+ are treated like an Android tablet (see instructions here ), downloading to a Nook Simple Touch or other dedicated e-reader (like the… continue reading Getting Library Ebooks for Your Nook Simple Touch or Similar E-Reader

By written by Jamie W.    December 19, 2012    14

Downloading library ebooks to a Kindle is a simple process and this post will get you started. Before going further though, please note that the Kindle Fire works like an Android tablet and… continue reading How to Add Library Ebooks to Your Kindle

By written by Jamie W.    December 19, 2012    25

Congratulations on your new e-reader, tablet, or mobile device! We hope you enjoy borrowing digital items from the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Here's a quick guide to get you on your… continue reading An Introduction to Ebooks at the Free Library of Philadelphia

By written by Jamie W.    December 19, 2012    1

E-readers and tablets are among this year's hottest holiday gifts and of course, borrowing Free Library ebooks and audiobooks for your new e-reader or tablet is the hottest activity for… continue reading Free Library Ebook Guide

By written by Jamie W.    December 19, 2012    61

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