Library eBooks are Now Available for Kindle

(Olean, NY) – September 2011 – Olean Public Library is excited to announce that its eBook collection is now compatible with the world’s bestselling eBook reader, the Amazon® Kindle. Patrons can now download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and more. To get started, visit www.oleanlibrary.org.

Olean Public Library also offers eBooks and audiobooks for use on a PC or Mac computer and popular mobile devices such as a Smartphone, MP3 player, and eBook reader like the Barnes & Noble® Nook™ and Sony® Reader.

Kindle users can browse the Olean Public Library’s collection of bestselling and classic eBooks from a PC or Mac computer, check out titles using a library card, and select “Get for Kindle” to deliver eBooks to their Kindle device or any device running the free Kindle app. Users who enjoy eBooks on Kindle will benefit from Amazon’s Whispersync technology that synchronizes notes, highlights and last page read between their Kindle and free Kindle apps.

Visit the library’s website to download eBooks for your Kindle: www.oleanlibrary.org.

The Olean Public Library is located at 134 North Second Street, Olean, New York.  For more information call the Olean Public Library Reference Desk at (716) 372-0200 or visit the library website at www.oleanlibrary.org

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Why Should I Get a Library Card During National Library Card Month?

Here are some of the things you can do with an Olean Public Library card:

  1. Download an e-book
  2. Learn about job seeking resources
  3. Pick up a DVD
  4. Hear a local author speak about his/her novel
  5. Book a meeting room for your club or community organization
  6. Attend story hour with your child
  7. Look up health information
  8. Learn about local history
  9. Borrow or download an audiobook
  10. Use the library’s resources to start a small business
  11. See a new art exhibit
  12. Take a computer class
  13. Trace your family tree
  14. Decide what to buy by using a consumer guide
  15. Research legal questions
  16. Learn about your local candidates
  17. Attend a craft workshop
  18. Take out the latest fashion magazine
  19. Ask for book recommendations
  20. Find a quiet spot, curl up with a book and enjoy.