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

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:

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

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New eBook Additions

A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell (fiction)

The Replacement by Brenda Yovanoff  (young adult)

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen (young adult)

To Have and to Kill by Mary Jane Clark (mystery)

Acceleration by Graham McNamee (young adult mystery)

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (young adult)

14 by J.T. Ellison (thriller)

All the Pretty Girls by J.T. Ellison (thriller)

Clear and Convincing Proof by Kate Wilhelm (thriller)

The Deadliest Strain by Jan Coffey (thriller)

See Jane Die by Erica Spindler (thriller)

Crime Stories by J.A. Konrath (mystery, thriller)

Dead Sleep by Greg Iles (suspense)

Deadly Harvest by Heather Graham (paranormal romance)

A Matter of Size by Robert Jeschonek (fantasy, murder, humor)

Navy Husband by Debbie Macomber (Romance)

Presumed Guilty/Keeper of the Bride by Tess Gerritsen (suspense)

Simple Truth by David Baldacci (fiction)




eBooks Now Available for Download

Olean Public Library in conjunction with the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System is pleased to announce the addition of downloadable eBooks to our collection.

The collection may be accessed here. There is no charge for downloading the eBooks, all you need is your library card and PIN number.  The books are available in EPUB or PDF format (depending on the title).

Patrons are allowed to check out 5 eBooks at a time but be aware there are no renewals.  You may select a lending period of 7 or 14 days and early returns on eBooks are allowed.  You can also place holds on titles which are already checked out.  Titles automatically expire from your reader or computer, so there are never any late fees!

Adobe EPUB & PDF eBooks work with:

  • Windows desktop, laptop, and netbooks with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows 2000 SP4
  • Mac desktop and laptop computers with OSX v10.6, v10.5, v10.4.10
  • Barnes & Noble NOOK, NOOKcolor
  • Kobo eReader
  • Literati Reader
  • Pandigital Novel
  • Sony Reader

Adobe EPUB eBooks work with:

  • Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
  • Archos 5 Internet Tablet
  • Cruz Tablet
  • HTC Droid Eris, Incredible, Evo 4G, G1
  • LG Ally
  • Motorola Cliq, Droid, Droid 2, Droid X
  • Samsung Galaxy S, Intercept
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini


  • Aluratek Libre eReader
  • Amazon Kindle, Kindle DX

To read Adobe EPUB and PDF books on a Windows or Mac computer and to transfer eBooks to a supported device, Adobe Digital Editions must be downloaded (available on the site).  To read Adobe EPUB books on your Android or iPhone device, download the Overdrive Media Console v2.0 app.  Adobe PDF eBooks do not work with these devices.

Troubleshooting FAQs & step by step instructions are available at our website.

EBooks are available 24/7, so now your library is always open!