FOR RELEASE APRIL 11, 2010
CONTACT: JANETTE NOÉ, MCLS REFERENCE
Martin County Library System Now Offers Downloadable
Audiobooks and eBooks
Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere
(Stuart, Florida) – April 11, 2010 – Martin County Library System has expanded its services with audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s Web site. Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting http://martin.lib.overdrive.com.
Users may browse the library’s Web site, check out with a valid library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices. Users will need to install free software. For audiobooks: OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks, users will need Adobe® Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® Reader™, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
“OverDrive is a great opportunity to help build the library system’s collection,” says Janette Noe’, Adult Services Coordinator for the Martin County Library System. “From our OverDrive Web site you may suggest titles or make donations through the Library Foundation of Martin County.”
This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks and more, visit http://www.library.martin.fl.us.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. OverDrive delivers secure management, DRM protection, and downloads fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, OH. www.overdrive.com.
For more information about the Martin County Library System, visit the library Web site, pick up a Library Connection or call 772/221-1403.