eBooks

1) Is it compatible with my device?

Click "Yes" for instructions on setting up your device.

Hoopla
Overdrive Audio Overdrive eBooks OpenLib
eBooks

eMags
Apple Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle Fire Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kindle eReader No No Yes No No
Nook, Sony, Kobo, etc. eReaders No No Yes Yes No
PC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mac Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chromebook Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

2) Visit the collection site, sign up and search

Hoopla logoHoopla

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

 

Overdrive and Libby logoOverdrive and Libby - Popular eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines.

3 week checkout period.

 

OpenLibrary icon 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)

 

TumbleBooks icon 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.