Date: 01/05/2013 - 01/24/2013
Did you know you can access free eBooks from the Anoka County Library? Would you like to borrow free eBooks from the Library but aren’t sure how? Are you thinking about giving or getting an eReader this holiday season? Anoka County Library is offering several programs in January to help people learn how to download free library eBooks. eBooks are available to Anoka County Library and Columbia Heights Public Library card holders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the Anoka County Library website at anokacountylibrary.org.
“If you received an e-reader as a gift this is a great way to learn how to use it and get the most out of the e-lending library offered by Anoka County Library,” said Anoka County Commissioner Jim Kordiak.
Three types of programs will be offered: one for Kindle users, one for Nook or other eReader devices, and one for iPad or other mobile devices. Be sure to attend a class that is tailored to your device:
|Sat||Jan 05||11:00 am||Columbia Heights Public Library|
|Tues||Jan 08||11:00 am||Rum River Library (Meeting Room B)|
|Thur||Jan 10||3:00 pm||North Central Library|
|Sat||Jan 12||11:00 am||Johnsville Library|
|Wed||Jan 16||6:00 pm||Centennial Library|
|Thur||Jan 17||2:00 pm||Crooked Lake Library|
|Wed||Jan 23||6:00 pm||Northtown Library|
Nook or other eReader Devices:
|Wed||Jan 09||6:00 pm||
Crooked Lake Library
|Thur||Jan 10||2:00 pm||
North Central Library
|Mon||Jan 14||6:00 pm||
St. Francis Library*
|Sat||Jan 19||11:00 am||
iPads or other Mobile Devices:
|Sat||Jan 05||1:00 pm||
Columbia Heights Public Library
|Mon||Jan 07||6:00 pm||
|Sat||Jan 19||2:00 pm||
Seating may be limited, so plan to arrive early to ensure a place. If room capacity is reached, you will be referred to a future session.
“eBooks bring the library with you wherever you go,” said Library Board President Bob Thistle. “Learn how you can check out library books with ease for your eReader or tablet.”
In the classes, we demonstrate how to browse our eBook collection, check out items, and download eBooks to devices. We also talk about the kinds of eBooks available and the lending policies for this collection. And we cover the necessary steps to use our eBook service, including required software and where to download it for free, along with other registration requirements.
Anoka County Library offers a wide variety of eBooks for adults, teens, and children—both fiction and nonfiction. We’re adding more titles every month, so visit the library website often to find the latest eBook additions. For library locations or more information about these programs please call 763-712-2322.