eBooks

1) Is it compatible with my device?
Click "Yes" for instructions on setting up your device.
  Hoopla
Overdrive Audio  Overdrive eBooks OpenLib
eBooks 
Safari eBooks 
eMags
Apple   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle Fire  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle eReader  No No Yes No No No
Nook, Sony, Kobo, etc. eReaders  No No Yes Yes No No
PC  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mac  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chromebook  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

2) Visit the collection site, sign up and search

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Hoopla
Five instant loans each month. Borrow books and audiobooks 21 days, videos 72 hours, and music 7 days. Menlo Park residency and card # (29044...) required.
  • Go to the Hoopla site or get the app.
  • Sign up with your email address and create a password
  • Enter your Menlo Park Library card
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Overdrive and Libby - Popular eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines.  
3 week checkout period.
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OpenLibrary - Large collection of older, more obscure books.
2 week checkout for Lending Library eBooks; no limit on public domain
  • Click Sign Up and create username/password to join eBook Lending Library, and get 200,000 books published in 20th century
  • No login required for 1,000,000 eBooks in public domain (most published before the 20th century)
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Safari - IT books from O'Reilly, Que, SAMS, etc.
No checkout, must be read in browser.  
  • Log in with your library card number to read eBooks online
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TumbleBooks
Over 1,100 animated storybooks, popular graphic novels, nonfiction books, and educational videos for grades K-6. Learning extensions, simultaneous use, and a My Assignments feature allow teachers to use the materials to enhance classroom studies.