eBooks & eMags

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The Library offers two eBook collections, OverDrive & Freading, and one collection for digital magazines, Zinio. A comparison of the two eBook collections is at the bottom of this page.

OverDrive eBook & eAudiobook Catalog

New eBooks

New to Overdrive? Check out these device-specific Quick Start Guides & Apps or visit the OverDrive Device Resource Center.

Download books and audiobooks from our OverDrive Digital Media Collection. eBooks are available in Kindle, PDF and EPUB. Browse hundreds of great titles and download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn onto a CD for your reading and listening pleasure anywhere, anytime. formats, and digital audiobooks in WMA and MP3 formats.

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Freading eBook Catalog

New to Freading? Check out these Quick Start Guides & Apps.

Download eBooks from Freading, a collection of 20,000 titles. All Quincy library card holders have 5 tokens per week to "spend" on Freading titles. eBooks are available in EPUB and PDF formats, and compatible with most devices (Kindle Fire is the only Kindle device currently supported).

Zinio eMagazine Catalog

New to Zinio? Check out these Quick Start Guides & Apps.

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines and download titles to your mobile device or ereader. The OCLN Zinio collection has free, unlimited access to 140 titles including Consumer Reports, Martha Stewart Living, Rolling Stone and US Weekly. When using Zinio on your desktop computer, you will need to switch back to the “Return to Library Collection” tab or window on your browser to download more titles.


Which eBook catalog should I choose?

 

OverDrive

Freading

Checkout Limits 10 titles Varies (5 tokens)
Checkout Time 2 weeks 2 weeks
Renew Items? No Yes
Audiobooks? Yes No
Supported Devices Works with most devices including Kindle, Nook, Apple & Android devices Works with most devices including Nook, Apple & Android devices;
supports Kindle Fire ONLY

 

 


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