2012-08-11 / News

New eBook options available from library

NEWARK – If you haven’t checked out Licking County Library’s digital downloads in a while, you are in for a big surprise! Three new services have been added: Freading, OneClickdigital, and Zinio.

Freading

In July, Licking County Library added a new eBook service called Freading. Freading offers over 20,000 new eBook titles to the digital collection. These eBooks are always available so there are no waitlists. They checkout for 14 days and can be renewed once. The library gives you five tokens at the beginning of each week. If you don’t use all five, they roll over until the end of the month when everything is reset. Each eBook costs between one and four tokens, depending on how popular or new the title is. Go to http:// lickingcountylibrary.freading.com <http://lickingcountylibrary. freading.com/> to check out the collection.

Freading is compatible with the following devices:

• PC or Mac

• iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad

• Nooks

• Kobo Reader

• Most Android tablets and phones

• Kindle Fire (with special instructions); it DOES NOT work with standard (black and white) Kindles.

Anne Kennedy, a librarian at Newark Library, says, “Libraries have seen unprecedented growth in eBooks these last couple of years. Some of our patrons have been frustrated by long waitlists with our current service but Freading should help solve some of those frustrations.”

OneClickdigital

OneClickdigital is a downloadable audiobook service from Recorded Books. Audiobooks can be transferred to your computer or downloaded via the Apple app (Android app coming soon). You can check out 10 audiobooks out at one time and they check out for 21 days. Any title can be renewed one time. You must create a unique username and password for your OneClickdigital account. Check out http://lickingcooh.oneclickdigital.com to check out the collection.

OneClick is compatible with the following devices:

• PC or Mac

• Mac OS Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later

iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad

• Creative Zen MP3 players

• Most SanDisk MP3 players

• Android app coming soon!

NOTE: This service DOES NOT work with Nooks or Kindles

Zinio

Zinio offers downloadable magazine subscriptions for your computer or mobile device. You have unlimited access to our online subscriptions 24/7. Some of the subscriptions include Consum- er Reports, Good Housekeeping Macworld, National Geographic Interactive, Ohio Magazine, PC Magazine, and Weight Watchers.

You must create a free Zinio account or, if you already have an account, use that to log into the library’s subscriptions. Magazines can be streamed online or downloaded to your computer or mobile device. The issues don’t expire and you will be notified when a new one is available. Connect to the library’s subscriptions via http://rbdg.envionsoftware.com/ Lickingcooh/zinio

Zinio is compatible with the following devices:

• PC or Mac

• iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad

• Most Android tablets and phones

• Kindle Fire (with special instructions)

NOTE: This service DOES NOT work with Nooks or standard (black and white) Kindles

For more information about any of these services or to sign up for our next download class on Saturday, August 11th at 9:30 a.m., please call 740-349-5553.

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