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eBooks & eAudio Books from eMediaLibrary
eMediaLibrary, powered by OverDrive, has ebooks and audio books for adults, teens and kids. Thousands of bestsellers as well as ebooks and audio books by popular authors are compatible with smartphones, tablets and ebook readers, including Kindles and the Kindle app. eBooks and audio books check out to one person at a time and expire after two weeks. This is a shared collection so you should login with your library barcode number and PIN to see titles available to Wheaton cardholders. You must have a current Wheaton Public Library card and a PIN to use this collection.
How it works: iPad, Android Tablet & Smartphone ~ Kindle Fire & Kindle eReader ~ Nook Tablet ~ eBook Reader ~ Audio Player

Recommend additional titles! When searching for a book in eMediaLibrary there is a display option called Additional Titles. Click this option to see all the titles available for libraries to purchase. Click the Recommend button to request that the library purchase the title. Enter your email address to be placed on the hold list or to be notified if it is purchased.

Publisher Limitations: Please be aware that the library's ability to purchase ebooks is restricted by the publishers. Not all of them sell their ebooks to libraries. Random House, recently tripled its ebook prices to libraries and Penguin requires Kindle users to transfer ebooks via USB. For more information about publisher limitations on libraries see eBooks for Libraries and The Big 6 from the Kansas State Library.

Learning Express Library
LearningExpress Library has a variety of ebooks designed for lifelong learning. Topics include careers, job searching, workplace skills, test-preparation and study guides. Login or create an account to view the ebooks. All ebooks are in PDF format and can be read using any device that is compatible with PDF. They never expire. You must have a current Wheaton Public Library card and a PIN to use this collection.

Tumblebooks for Kids
Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. They are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books which you can read, or have read to you. These ebooks are not checked out but read online. Requires Adobe Flash Player. Some books may be read on the iPad. You must have a current Wheaton Public Library card and a PIN to use this collection.

Free eBooks
eBooks from these sources are always available, never expire and don't require a library card.

Setup Required to use eMediaLibrary
You must install (free) software in order to read or listen to books from eMediaLibrary on any device except Kindle. Kindles require an Amazon account. A portable device is not required as you can read or listen from a computer, laptop or netbook.
For more information, go to eMediaLibrary
and click on the My Help icon.

     
Tablets and Smartphones
iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7

Search eMediaLibrary from your device and download ebooks and audio directly to your device. A computer is not needed.
EPUB eBooks and MP3 audio books are compatible.
› Return ebooks and MP3 audio books early using the app.
Help with Apple devices: eBook Basics | Audio Book Basics
Help with Android devices: Android Basics

     
Nook Tablets
Nook Color, Nook Tablet, Nook HD

  • Create an Adobe ID
  • Install the OverDrive Media Console app on your device (found in the app store)
Search eMediaLibrary from your device and download ebooks and audio directly to your device. A computer is not needed.
EPUB eBooks and MP3 audio books are compatible.
› Return ebooks and MP3 audio books early using the app.
Help with Nooks: Basics


     
eBook Readers
Nook Simple Touch, Sony, Kobo

Search eMediaLibrary and download titles onto your computer which will open Adobe Digital Editions automatically. Connect your ebook reader to your computer and transfer the titles using Adobe Digital Editions.
EPUB and PDF eBooks are compatible.
› Return ebooks early using Adobe Digital Editions.
Help with ebook readers: Basics | Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 | eReaders with a Mac



Kindle Tablets
Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD

  • Create an Adobe ID
  • Install the OverDrive Media Console app on your device (found in the app store)
Search eMediaLibrary from your device and download ebooks and audio directly to your device. A computer is not needed.
EPUB eBooks and MP3 audio books are compatible.
› Return ebooks and MP3 audio books early using the app.
Help with Kindle Fires: Basics
Note: Instructions were created based on the original Kindle Fire. Operating systems may vary.


     

Kindle
eBook Readers and Apps

  • Kindle ereader: Search eMediaLibrary on a computer and send to Kindle via USB or Wi-Fi. Kindle must have Wi-Fi enabled to send wirelessly (will not work with 3G).
  • Smartphone app: Search eMediaLibrary and download titles to your Amazon account from a computer. Transfer them from your Amazon account to the Kindle app on your smartphone via Wi-Fi. The book may land in Archived Items; tap it to move it to the Home screen.
  • iPad app: Search eMediaLibrary and download titles to your Amazon account from your iPad or a computer. Transfer them from your Amazon account to the Kindle app via Wi-fi. The book may land in Archived Items; tap it to move it to the Home screen.
Kindle eBooks and MP3 audio books are compatible.
See My Help at eMediaLibrary for Kindle eBooks.
See Listening to Library Audio Books on a Kindle.
› Return ebooks early using your Amazon Kindle account.
› Return MP3 audio books early with OverDrive Media Console.
Help with Kindle: Basics
Transfer ebooks using USB and Windows 7 or Windows XP
Note: Penguin titles must be transferred using USB.


     
MP3 Players and iPods
Search eMediaLibrary and download titles onto your computer which will open OverDrive Media Console automatically. Connect your MP3 player to your computer and transfer the titles using OverDrive Media Console. MP3 audio books are compatible. WMA audio books work with Windows devices and may be transferred to an Apple device using a Windows computer.
› Return MP3 audio books early with OverDrive Media Console.
› WMA Audio books may not be returned early.
Help with Audio Books: iPod & MP3 Player

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eMediaLibrary
This service is funded
by the Friends of the Library

Loan Rules for eMediaLibrary
  • Checkout time is up to 3 weeks
  • Up to 5 titles may be checked out on a library card at any one time
  • Up to 5 titles may be placed on hold per library card at any one time
  • eBooks and MP3 audio books may be returned early; WMA audio books may not be returned early.
  • Titles may not be renewed, but may be checked out again if no one is waiting
  • Most titles are available in multiple formats. Select the format that is compatible with your device.
  • Checkout Assistance
  • There are no overdue fines or fees

OverDrive Help

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eReader Info
* Requires WPL barcode number and PIN to access from home.




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