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OverDrive Read books on your computer, or download them to your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader! 


MCLS offers eBooks through OverDrive.  

Click here for a step-by-step guide to using OverDrive eBooks. 

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NEW! Magazines and Periodicals

Magazines and Periodicals require using the free NOOK App, which is available for most devices. To get started, please click here

First Generation iPads and OverDrive Read

OverDrive Read no longer works with First Generation iPads because it has been updated and now requires iOS7. Click here for a list of compatible devices and browsers that do work with OverDrive Read. 

New Library Card?

Don't lose access to your OverDrive checked out items and holds! If you were issued a new library card number and need to transfer your checkouts and holds to your new account, please contact support ( Be sure to include your new library card number, your old library card number, and your email address.


Indie New York and SELF-e Select will provide unlimited multi-user access to New York State’s self-published authors as reviewed by Library Journal covering topics from magic to family and more. Discover action-packed supernatural worlds of adventure in the fiction collections or learn about interesting new subjects in the nonfiction collection. New material will continue to be added which will feature self-published authors from within our community.



Trusted and authoritative digital reference books covering everything from biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, our nation and the world, religion, science and social issues. All sources are full-text, available 24/7, translatable into 11 languages, offer text-to-speech capability and options to print, email and download articles.


Add search terms to the box above and click the Search button to access reference eBooks.


You may also access this site from home, but you will be prompted for your library card number. Click here to access Gale Virtual Reference Library from outside the libraries.

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 EBSCOhost eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary).  Access the Monroe County Library System's EBSCO eBook Collection at EBSCOhost: eBook CollectionPlease note: these titles are for use on your pc only. They cannot be downloaded to a separate eReader at this time. 

Click here for more information about using EBSCO eBook Collection.



Other eBook Resources

Internet Archive

Formats: ePub, PDF, Kindle, HTML, plain text
Genres: Out-of-copyright general fiction and non-fiction

Formats: ePub, Kindle, Microsoft Reader, Sony Reader, Mobipocket, Rocket, HTML, RTF, plain text
Genres: fiction and non-fiction


Formats: Mobipocket
Genres: general fiction and non-fiction

Planet eBook

Formats: PDF
Genres: Out-of-copyright general fiction

Project Gutenberg

Formats: ePub, Mobipocket, HTML, plain text
Genres: Out-of- copyright general fiction and non-fiction

Click here for more information about Project Gutenberg (see page 13).  



Formats: PDF, Open Document
Genres: Textbooks and how-to manuals

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