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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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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.


EBL Ebook Library

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The Monroe County Library System is participating in a buying consortium with several other academic and public libraries to supplement our e book collection with non fiction titles. EBL, the E Book Library covers many subjects from travel to technical titles, business, science and education. You can read the books online, search the chapters and tables of contents and if you really want to study in depth, you can download it.

Click here to read more about using EBL Ebooks or here to go to the EBL Ebook Library. 




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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