Friday, March 23, 2012

Freading: a new library ebook service



Freading, a new eBook library service is offered by Worcester Public Library. Over 20,000 titles are available from a variety of small and independent publishers. New books are added weekly.

Unlike OverDrive, Freading allows for unlimited number of simultaneous users. Each library user is allotted 4 tokens each week that can be used to download the books. Books range in token value from 4 to 1 token, with most newer titles being 4 tokens. All titles are compatible with most popular ereaders except regular Kindles. Ebooks can be checked out 14 days and be renewed once.

To get started:

- You will need a valid Worcester Public Library card.

- Go to Digital Downloads webpage on the library's website at http://www.worcpublib.org/resources/audiobooks.htm

- Under eBooks, you will see Freading link. Please read through Freading FAQ before using it.


Email pchen@worcpublib.org if you have any question.

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