eBooks

Looking for eBooks or digital audiobooks? Our digital collections can be found on:

Overdrive

New ebooks and audiobooks are regularly added to our Overdrive account. You can access these books on your computer, e-reader or mobile device. To log on, all you need is a valid library card. For Android or iOS, download the Libby app directly on your device. Check out the Overdrive Help page for more information and some great video instruction.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Online access to encyclopedias and reference e-book sets. You can search the books, download articles from them in a number of formats, even have the articles read to you. At-home access is available. Simply enter just Meadville’s POWER code, no barcode.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort o digitize and archive cultural works. Founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart, it is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books and all were previously published by bona fide publishers. Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.

You can find them all at gutenberg.org.

The instructions on the pages listed below offer help with downloading to your computer or ebook reader. These instructions are meant only as a guide and may not work exactly as described for every computer.

Downloading Ebooks from the Gutenberg Project to Ipad

Downloading Ebooks from the Gutenberg Project to Kindle