Category Archives: Nooks

Kindle Library eBook Information Sessions

Information sessions on the Kindle eBooks available through the library’s catalog will be held at 10:00, 10:30 and 11:00 am and 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 12. You must register for one of the sessions and bring a Kindle or a device that can download the Kindle app. We will show you how to download a Kindle eBook from the Minuteman Digital Media catalog. Please download the app to your computer, iPad, iTouch or mobile device in advance of the session. Visit the Kindle eBooks Basics Help on this link or watch this video tutorial

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Special Announcement about Kindle titles!

Kindle books are now available from the Minuteman Digital Media catalog!

To download Kindle titles to your Kindle device or app, download or view the pdf  by clicking on this link:  Kindle Tutorial or watch a 4-minute video describing the  process on YouTube. (Thanks to the OverDrive Digital Library Blog.) (more…)

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Finding Public Domain E-Books

Recently, the Massachusetts Library System created a handout explaining the various places you can find e-books in the public domain – eBooks old enough to no longer be subject to copyright restrictions, and therefore free and available for use! Check out a summary of all the great places (besides, of course, Overdrive) where you can read and/or download books online after the break.

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Try Out a Nook in the Library

Patrons looking to try out the Nook can borrow one for in-library use for up to two hours. Come to the Reference desk and talk to a librarian if you’d like to check out a Nook for in-library reading. And remember, there are a few Nooks available for Norwood patrons to check out for up to three weeks at a time as well. To take a look at what is on our Nooks or to request it you can take a look at it in our online catalog.

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