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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    24

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

If the previous year’s statistics are any indication of what consumers spent money on during the holidays , there is a good chance that you or someone you know may be receiving some sort of… continue reading Have Yourself A Happy High-Tech Holiday!

By written by Peter SM    December 18, 2012   

The Free Library of Philadelphia has released the newest version of our mobile site ! The new mobile site (version 3.0) uses responsive web design and provides an optimal viewing experience on all… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Mobile Site 3.0

By written by Peter SM    December 11, 2012   

Borrowing ebooks and audiobooks from the Free Library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color.  Barnes & Noble has recently added the… continue reading Overdrive eBook App Comes to Nook

By written by Jamie W.    October 18, 2012   

Adding ebooks to mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones or tablets has always been a breeze.  Just go to your app store, add Overdrive’s free app, and start… continue reading Getting Library Ebooks for Your Kindle Fire Just Got Easier

By written by Jamie W.    October 15, 2012    1

In these two new videos we walk you through the steps of downloading library ebooks to your Kindle e-reader. The first video shows you how to add ebooks to your Kindle over a Wi-Fi network. The… continue reading Two ways to download ebooks to your Kindle

By written by Jamie W.    August 21, 2012    4

Downloading music and ebooks on the go has just gotten easier.  Two of our most popular digital media services, Freading and Freegal, now offer mobile apps for iOS/Apple and Android… continue reading New mobile apps available for digital media

By written by Jamie W.    July 31, 2012   

This video will walk you through the process of checking out and downloading an ebook for your Nook, Kobo, Sony, or other dedicated e-reader.  It also covers how to download and activate… continue reading How to Download Ebooks to Your Nook or other similar e-reader

By written by Jamie W.    July 24, 2012    2

You have likely heard that the Free Library offers tens of thousands of downloadable ebooks. If you are new to digital reading though, finding them can take some getting used to. This video will… continue reading New to ebooks: Start here

By written by Jamie W.    July 19, 2012    2

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