Tag Archives: Ebooks

Welcome W.W. Norton to OverDrive!

~posted by Frank W.W. Norton is the latest publisher to make their ebooks available to libraries, and the library has added more than 350 titles to the digital collection in OverDrive. Here are some of the highlights.

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Seattle Cooks…Digitally

Everyone knows that The Seattle Public Library has an outstanding cookbook collection. But you may not know that you can check out “e-cookbooks” through OverDrive. If you’re a messy cook prone to spilling ingredients on page after page, then this could … Continue reading

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ebooks galore

This fall, Simon & Schuster became the last of the “Big 5” publishers (joining Penguin/Random House, Macmillan, HarperCollins and Hachette) to make ebooks available to libraries. The Seattle Public Library added nearly 3,000 titles from Simon & Schuster and are now … Continue reading

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SPL Foundation funds 19,000 ebooks!

                        Have you noticed that there are a LOT more ebooks available through OverDrive recently? We hope so! Due to a generous award from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, we were able to take advantage of the recent … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: Happily Ever After on Christmas

Holidays can be the most stressful time of year. But if you’re stuck at home on Christmas with the in-laws and sugar-crazed children, take heart! You can sneak off for a few minutes and check out some of these Christmas-themed … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Fridays: Filling up your e-reader for vacation

If I sound unbearably giddy during this week’s column know that I haven’t won the lottery, I’m just going on vacation! I love vacations not so much for swimming in the ocean or stomach-churning rides at an amusement park or … Continue reading

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Your Next 5 Books: Historical fiction ebooks

In this column we regularly highlight a Your Next 5 Books submission that we find interesting, funny, unique, or useful to other readers. Submit Your Next 5 Books entry now, or stop by and see us in person, and maybe … Continue reading

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