What’s New · Tablets and e-Readers for the Holidays
Thinking of buying an ereader or tablet for the book lover on your holiday shopping list? Now's a great time to buy! Prices are dropping and lots of new devices have hit the market.
When it comes to picking the right device, the choices can be overwhelming. To take some of the confusion out of your shopping experience, here are a few questions customers have been asking our staff:
Can I download library books to an ereader or tablet?
Absolutely! Our Downloadables Collection includes thousands of ebooks and audiobooks* from bestselling authors. And the best part? Downloadable titles are available 24/7! No late fees!
What kind of devices are compatible with the Library’s downloadables collection?
Well-known names include the Amazon Kindle and Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook, iPad, Google Nexus, Kobo, and more!
What kind of ereader or tablet should I buy?
There are a number of factors to consider, including battery life, weight/size, and whether or not you need web access. Here are some useful buyer’s guides:
How can I get some hands-on experience with these devices?
Selected Library locations are hosting "ereader petting zoos" in December. Stop by, take an iPad, Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire for a test drive, and see how easy it is to download titles from the Library's collection!