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How to Download Free eBooks

Friday, May 10, 2019 –11 AM

Have you been missing out on all of the fun? Want to read FREE eBooks on your eReader or listen to audiobooks on your Smartphone but you’re not sure how?

Join the Readers’ Services Department for a live demonstration that will teach you how to download free eBooks and Audiobooks to your personal devices using your library card. We will guide you through the process of downloading and transferring books to your smart  devices, Kindle and Nook eReaders.

You are welcome to bring your own fully charged devices, as well as any necessary cords and passwords.

No registration required. Free.

Photographs and videos taken during library programs may be used for library publicity.

-posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

 

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PC World Magazine Online

DigitalMagazinesWe’ve just been notified that PC World magazine is discontinuing its print edition. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Instead, go to our homepage, www.syossetlibrary.org, scroll down to EMAGAZINES and click on Enter Zinio. You can sign up to get your copy of PC World and approximately 50 other magazines online. So, don’t delay. Insure continuous service.  This service is free to Syosset Library cardholders.

– posted by Ed, Reference Services

Good News for Kindle Owners!!!

According to the Wall Street Journal, our Patrons who now own Amazon’s ever-popular Kindle electronic readers may soon be able to borrow digital books from our Overdrive collection.  Amazon is planning to launch compatible software later this year although no firm date has been set.  We will all have to wait and see how negotiations progress.

Currently, Simon and Schuster and Macmillan do not sell their digital works to libraries.  Never-the-less kindle users may have access to more than 300,000 eBooks and audio-books, depending on the deal struck with the parties involved.

Keep checking back on this blog and our homepage.  We will keep our Syosset Kindle owners as up to date as we can!

– posted by Jill, Readers’ Services