Falmouth Memorial Library, along with other Maine libraries, offers downloadable books through the Maine InfoNet Download Library, a state-wide collection of thousands of ebooks and audiobooks to borrow and download to your computer, tablet, phone, or eReader device. A variety of best-selling fiction, nonfiction, young adult and children’s books are available.
Anyone with a valid library card from a participating library can download materials free of charge. You may borrow three items at a time, and set a lending period of either one or two weeks. (Full lending policies)
This collection is offered through Overdrive, a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks and audiobooks.
Use the following help pages and videos to learn more about installing Overdrive apps and software, and downloading books. If you prefer to have a librarian help you get started, please contact Reference Staff at 781-2351 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment for one-on-one instruction.
Getting Started with Overdrive – including detailed guides for specific devices
FAQ re: eBooks
FAQ re: eAudiobooks
Lending Policies -including borrowing periods, placing holds, and returning items
Need more help? Contact Overdrive Frontline Tech Support.
Check out the many free ebooks that are available all the time because they are in the public domain (out of copyright) or otherwise accessible license-free.
Love magazines? Good news! Flipster, is a magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest popular magazines courtesy of Falmouth Memorial Library.
Magazines can be read at the library or from home with your library card. Best of all you can download your favorite issues to your smartphone, tablet, or laptop for offline reading on the go!
If you need help getting started or if you have any questions about Flipster contact Mike at email@example.com or find him at the library. Enjoy!