Sept 22, 2011, SALT LAKE CITY – Kindle users now have access to over 6,000 eBooks and eAudio books from the Salt Lake City Public Library System.
The City Library has been lending electronic and audio books to patrons using electronic reading and mobile devices such as the Apple iPad and iPhone, Google Android, and Blackberry, as well personal computers. This year, over 20,000 titles have been downloaded from the City Library’s website.
In June, Amazon listed Salt Lake City as one of the most well-read cities in the U.S. based on downloads from their Kindle store, as well as book, newspaper and magazine sales.
To take advantage of downloadable books and audio books, Library cardholders can visit http://overdrive.slcpl.org.
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James: I have found the process of downloading audio books and streaming video to be a great service to the community, especially for my eight year old who figured it out before Dad did!428 days ago
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James: Searching for and downloading audiobooks on this site is confusing and cumbersome. The process needs to be improved. James Georgelis432 days ago
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Greg: I love being able to download books but the website needs a remodling. It is not intuitive in the way that the better web sites are. Searching for books is confuising and the checkout,request,hold process is odd. Signing in with card # is frustrating.441 days ago
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Bernard: @Marilyn_Smolka Overdrive, the software the library uses to provide you with e-media will work on both the Barnes and Noble Nook as well as an iPod Touch. Feel free to check out the Supported Devices Page at http://www.overdrive.com/resources/drc/591 days ago
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Marilyn: How about the Nook (from Barnes and Noble). Can I download an audio book on my iPod?593 days ago
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