Wednesday, February 08, 2012
B-CS libraries to offer new eBook collections for all ages
Great news for those who prefer reading books on smartphones, tablets or other special e-reading devices: the Bryan-College Station Public Library System has a new eBook collection available to library system cardholders.
Beginning Feb. 15, collections from Overdrive — the largest provider of online content to public libraries — will be available to all ages. Among the compatible devices are iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android, Sony eReader, Nook and Kindle.
Available opening-day titles include works from:
Fiction: George R.R. Martin, Steig Larsson, John Grisham, Kathryn Stockett
Non-Fiction: Todd Burpo, Laura Hillenbrand, David Sedaris
Teen/Children: Rick Riordan, Christopher Paolini, Mary Pope Osborne, Richard Scarry
Additional information will be available on the eBooks page at bcslibrary.org.
You can help grow the eBooks collection
The eBook collection, purchased by Friends of the Bryan-College Station Public Library System, is starting small and will grow over time. Interested in purchasing a title for the collection? A minimum donation of $30 allows you to choose any title available through Overdrive. Checks may be mailed to: Friends of the Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803. Please write “eBook Donation” on the memo line and include the title of the book you wish to purchase. This downloadable form should accompany your donation. If the title you request is not available, you will be contacted for an alternative title.
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