Martin County Library System Press Releases

September 28, 2011

Library System’s E-Books Now Available as Kindle Downloads

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                       

DATE:  SEPTEMBER 28, 2011                                                                               

CONTACT:  MCLS PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 219-4964

 

Library e-books are now available for your Kindle

 

Stuart, FL — Martin County Library System now offers e-books that are compatible with the Amazon® Kindle, allowing patrons to borrow downloadable popular and classic e-books to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and more.

There are more than 828 e-books in the library system’s growing digital collection. 

To download a book for Kindle from the Martin County Library System, a patron needs both a library card and an Amazon account.  To get started, go to the MCLS website, http://www.library.martin.fl.us, click on the Kindle library e-book announcement icon on the home page and then click OverDrive to view the collection.  After selecting and adding the e-book to their OverDrive cart, users may check out a Kindle book with their library card.  Clicking on “Get for Kindle” will then direct them to their Amazon account where they can send the title to any of their registered devices.

Find more information on the use of e-books, including a video with step-by-step instructions, at the library website.

To learn more about the Martin County Library System visit the library website, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library or call (772) 221-1403.

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