TCPL offers e-books that can be downloaded to portable devices through OverDrive. A Quick Start Guide is available for instructions on using OverDrive for the first time, but some common questions are answered below:
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What software do I need to download e-books?
For some e-readers, you must install Adobe Digital Editions on your personal computer.
For most tablets and smartphones, e-books can be downloaded directly to the device using the OverDrive app available in the App Store or Android Market.
Which devices can I use with OverDrive e-books?
A complete list of compatible devices is available, and instructions for some of the most common devices are available to the right.
Do I need an e-reader in order to view OverDrive e-books?
No, OverDrive e-books can also be viewed on your computer using Adobe Digital Editions, a free software download.
For how long can I borrow e-books?
You can choose a lending period of 2 or 3 weeks. At the end of your lending period, your e-book will automatically be returned, so you don't have to worry about late fees. However, e-books cannot renewed.
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