Downloadable Audio, eBooks and Music
OneClickdigital offers over 2500 digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers. New titles are added monthly. Most titles are always available. Watch tutorials on all the steps of seting up an account and downloading titles with OneClickDigital.
Download audio books, ebooks, videos and music from Overdrive using your Town of Vail PL library card. Access to the Overdrive platform is shared between 20 Western Slope libraries and our patrons can browse for titles, check out titles, place holds and renew titles all within Overdrive. Vail PL patrons can check out an 5 titles through OverDrive using their library card account number.
Getting Started and Support from Overdrive - This link takes you to the Overdrive help pages. This is where you can find Overdrive platform help, including help for eaudiobooks and ebooks.
eDiscover the Classics with Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free eBooks with over 36,000 available titles. In 2011 a group of Colorado libraries collected over 400 of Project Gutenberg's most popular eBook and eAudiobook titles and made them available for free through library catalogs.You can read or listen to any of these "E-discover the Classics" books online or download them onto your favorite devices. Access hundreds of these titles from the library catalog or search Project Gutenberg for additional titles.
HathiTrust is a collection of digitized titles made available by a partnership between major research institutions and libraries. Over one million titles are contained in this collection of ebook titles. (Available from home)
Zinio is a collection of magazines available online to Vail Public Library Patrons. Follow the link above to authenicate your Vail Public Library card, and then set up a free account at Zinio to view any of the magazines in our Marmot shared collection. If you have a Zinio account from another ibrary, you can use that account to view Marmot shared titles after your card has been authenticated. (Available from home)
eReader Overview (PDF)--Information about eReaders including types of devices, features, and formats. Listed below are PDF tutorials detailing how to download eBooks the library offers by device.
Instructions for downloading eBooks to specific eReaders - use this link to reach PDF tutorials detailing how to download eBooks the library offers to your specific device. This information includes PDFs on Adobe Digital Editions.
Need help? Book a Librarian!-- use this link to make an appointment with one of our librarians for one-on-one assistance with your eBook & eReader questions.
All information in the eReader Overview and Instructions for downloading eBooks to specific eReader section is courtesy of The Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)
A wiki devoted to information about eBooks and the technology and software related to eBooks. Use this site to find information about eReaders and eBooks.