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Get eLectrified! with emedia services

The emedia link on our website offers numerous options to get eLectrified for the summer. You can earn a Connect Your Summer eLectrified badge by reading a book, swiping through a magazine, downloading music or streaming TV shows and movies, all on your device and free through one of our emedia subscriptions. Each app operates on the Kindle Fire, the iPad/iPhone and any Android device (other devices may vary). Take a moment and sign-up for:

hoopla (TV, movies, music, audiobooks)
Overdrive (eBooks and audiobooks) 
Zinio (magazines).

Get eLectrified today!

Blackberry and OverDrive Media Console App

Effective April 10, 2014, the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) mobile app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, and Playbook devices. However, BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 will be able to continue downloading eBooks and audiobooks via OMC. OverDrive has decided to discontinue further support of this particular app due to its lack of usage.

eBook Basics

Bring your registered eBook reader, current Canton Library card and join us on Friday, April 11 from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM to learn the basics of how to check-out free library eBooks and read them on an iPad, Kindle, Nook or other device.

eReader Users Group Meeting

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet on Monday, March 17 at 7:00 PM in Group Study Room A. No registration required.

eBook Basics --CANCELED--

Join us on Wednesday, March 12, from 10:00-11:30 AM to learn how to check out free library eBooks and read them on an iPad, Kindle, Nook or other device. Familiarity with your own device is paramount to the success of the class. Please make sure your device is registered, and that your Canton Library card is valid.

OverDrive eBook Advantage!

Are you itching to try out the new eReader you received recently? We have bestsellers from your favorite authors such as Michael Connelly, Amy Tan, Wally Lamb, Nicholas Spark and many more waiting for you to download at our eBook website. Remember these titles will show up only if you sign in first before you search. Signing in with your CPL card number will give you access to our Advantage collection where these new hot titles reside.

eReader Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet in Group Study Room A on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 7 PM.

New Updates to Your Mobile eBook Apps!

An updated OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app v2.6.5 for iOS and Android will be released on May 29. The new OMC for iOS will enhance the speed of the in-app browser and fix bugs. Due to Apple’s change in its privacy policies, the OMC for iOS update will de-authorize every user’s Adobe ID and prompt them to authorize again. Audiobook users won’t be affected unless attempting to download parts from a book that was partially downloaded prior to the update. The Android update will fix bugs.

Enjoy eBooks & eAudiobooks

Access anytime, anywhere our large collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from our website. Your Canton Public Library card is your key to gaining access to the latest best selling authors and titles. Don't forget to log in before you start searching. 

See Book, Read Book!

OverDrive Read lets you do just that. iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android users can now borrow a supported title, click the Read button to open the book in a new tab to read. No download is necessary. It's that simple. Find out more from the Help Site. You can also check device compatibility

Our Next Generation eBook Site

Today our eBook website has a new look and new functionalities. There is even a name for it--The Next Generation.  See all the new, exciting features, and especially the new format OverDrive Read that allows you to checkout and read in your browser.

Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks

Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Library's collection. You can access anytime, anywhere with your Canton Public Library card number.

  • Easy checkout
  • 24/7 access
  • Automatic return; no late fees
  • Holds can be placed if book is check out
  • Read/listen on computer or compatible device

Be Healthy eBooks

Early MP3 Audiobook Return

The latest version of OverDrive Media Console for Windows computers gives you the option to early-return MP3 audiobooks. The updated desktop application OMC v3.2.2 can be installed on computers running Windows XP (or newer). Don’t forget you can early-return eBooks from Adobe Digital Edition as well.

eBook Basics

Join us Tuesday, April 24 from 9:30-11:00 AM to learn the step-by-step of checking out free library eBooks. Devices featured in the live demo include Kindle and Sony Wifi. Other popular eReaders are on hand for you to get acquainted too. Registration is required for this class.

eReader Users Meeting

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Monday, April 30th, 7:00-8:00 PM in the Purple Room.

eBook Help: Upgraded & Updated

Our eBook Help has a new look and an expanded content that includes hundreds of help articles covering everything you need to know to enjoy our digital collection. If you ever need instructions regarding downloading or transferring a title to your device, check here to find answersto your questions.

eBook Fever!

We have been feverishly adding new titles to our eBook collection. Almost 1,000 titles for all age groups. They are ready for you to find and check out if you log in with your Canton Library card number before searching. This way you'll have complete access to all these new titles. Try our titles with your eReader! Don't have one? Test drive one of ours at the Help Desk.

How to get library eBooks on the Amazon Kindle

KindleWatch this 4-minute video on How to get library eBooks on the Amazon® Kindle. It walks you through the entire process of browsing, checking out and getting a library eBooks for Kindle. It's fun and easy!

Kindle eBooks Now Available

Rejoice, Kindle users!
OverDrive, our library eBook Vendor, has just launched the long-awaited Kindle compatibility initiative. This means all Kindle users will be able to check out OverDrive eBooks and read them on either their Kindle device or other devices using the Kindle apps. When you check out a Kindle book, the "Get for Kindle" link will prompt you to login to your Amazon account. Specific help page is available to walk you through the process.

Log in to our OverDrive eBook site with your CPL card number to get started.